Projects / Spruce


Spruce is an X11 email client written in GTK+. It is geared towards being small and fast, supporting all the common features that users want or need without sacrificing usability or functionality.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  04 Sep 2000 03:47

    Release Notes: This version adds support for PGP clear-signing and preliminary support for SSL with POP and IMAP. Spruce will now warn users of problems via warning dialogs rather than console messages and there is a new feature that allows a user to have Spruce beep when new mail arrives.

    •  26 Aug 2000 04:03

      Release Notes: This release includes major improvements to PGP encryption/decryption support - now supports GnuPG, PGP 5 and PGP 2, ability to edit your addressbook information, more word-wrap functionality, the ability to convert tabs to a set number of spaces, and numerous bugfixes.

      •  06 Aug 2000 19:55

        Release Notes: This release adds In-Reply-To and References headers to outgoing messages in order to not break message threads on mailing lists. It should also now build on FreebSD systems, and fixes the SMTP issues that a few people were having.

        •  24 Jun 2000 20:22

          Release Notes: Fixes to allow Spruce to build on Solaris7 SPARC stations, fixes for segfault bugs that occured when a user deleted the last remaining message in a folder and when users sent mail on certain systems, and completion of polishing up the new mailbox code.

          •  12 May 2000 05:49

            Release Notes: Fixes to make spruce more compliant with RFC standards

            Recent comments

            23 Jan 2000 12:25 fejj

            Re: 0.5.12 warning
            thanks for the bug report, just fixed it
            what was happening was I had forgotten to put a n after each message, and thus messages were becomming jumbled together
            0.5.13 will no longer have this problem, in fact I just commit'd the fix to cvs


            17 Jan 2000 14:30 bcorsello

            0.5.12 warning
            Using ver. 0.5.12, while trying to delete a message in my local mail spool, Spruce coredumped on me and I lost data from the mail spool. You have been warned...

            16 Jan 2000 03:33 mishan

            Source RPM
            Hey dude, how about a Source RPM ?? =)

            16 Dec 1999 20:46 markearnes

            Someone please mirror this. The program itself is great, the server has to be the most unreliable POS I've tried to download from.

            25 Oct 1999 07:23 compwiz

            New additions without a place to d/l them?
            Why would they announce new versions if the page obviously hasn't been accessible for months?


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