How to install ElectronMail
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

ElectronMail

ElectronMail

Oirio Joshi (joshirio)

Unofficial desktop app for ProtonMail and Tutanota end-to-end encrypted email providers

ElectronMail is an Electron-based unofficial desktop client for ProtonMail (https://protonmail.com/) and Tutanota (https://tutanota.com/) end-to-end encrypted email providers. The app aims to provide enhanced desktop user experience enabling features that are not supported by the official in-browser web clients. It is written in TypeScript and uses Angular.

NOTE: To use the Keep me signed in feature please enable the password manager service by either running the following command in the terminal or by clicking on the "Permissions" button:

sudo snap connect electron-mail:password-manager-service

This is required to connect the snap with the system's default keyring to save and access encrypted passwords securely.

Details for ElectronMail

License
MIT
Last updated
14 September 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install ElectronMail

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install ElectronMail

To install ElectronMail, simply use the following command:

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