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Mozilla FireFox and ThunderBird
Just got FireFox (Mozilla's newly released browser) and ThunderBird (their Mail Client) running here at home. First impressions of both are very positive in the main, with both becoming my default interface to the Net for day-to-day use.
I abandoned MS Lookout years ago and had been using Eudora until now. Eudora is fine but had been causing problems when the McAfee removed attachments - it comes up with a prompt about the missing file. This means that Eudora won't run unattended (it stalls unless you acknowledge the prompt).
ThunderBird doesn't have this problem. It is also nicer to look at, handles rich text and HTML mails better, and has a junk filter which happily works with POPfile. It even catches spam which gets past POPfile.
My only reservation is that a lot of sites designed for Exploder don't quite work with FireFox. I'm sure this'll change as the market share rises.
Verdict: Highly Recommended