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claws-mail-python-plugin - Python scripting and console plugin.


This manual page documents briefly the claws-mail-python-plugin.

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

claws-mail-python-plugin is a plugin (loadable module) for the Claws Mail mailer.

This plugin offers a Python scripting access to Claws Mail.

Also features a console for testing and scripts can be saved for later usage as new menu items under “Tools” menu.


Before using a plugin you must instruct Claws Mail to load it on startup.

For this you must go “Configuration” menu on main window toolbar, open “Plugins...” dialog, click on the “Load plugin...” button and select the plugin file, named, and press the “Open” button.


claws-mail(1), claws-mail-extra-plugins(1).


Holger Berndt <>

Wrote the claws-mail-python-plugin plugin.

Ricardo Mones <>

Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.


Copyright © 2009-2013 Ricardo Mones

This manual page was written for the Debian system (but may be used by others).

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 or (at your option) any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.