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- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Mutt
- From: Morten Liebach <morten_(_at_)_hotpost_(_dot_)_dk>
- Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2001 15:53:34 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On 31, Aug, 2001 at 06:57:06PM -0700, liam wrote:
> At 7:49 PM -0600 8/31/01, Dion E Viglione wrote this lot:
> >Hi, I'm using a dial-up connection to my ISP
> >and want to use Mutt to get my mail because
> >Netscape still has this "memory fault" thing. I've now
> >installed Mutt, but it still needs configuration (?).
> >Now what do I need to do? The FreeBSD book only
> >says "type mutt", and that's it.
> >Can anyone please help? I've looked at the Mutt 'site
> >and I can't find the information about popper server or
> >popclient--do I need these things, too?
> >I just want to read text-only email and to stop using my
> >non-hip Windows2000 Outlook Express.
A laudable wish! ;-)
> To have mutt with pop you should use the mutt package with pop and
> imap support, otherwise, it won't work.
> Then you have to configure it.
> see man
> mutt(1) muttrc(5) mail(1)
There's also /usr/local/share/doc/mutt/html/manual.html, very good to
learn from, and I think it covers what you need.
Also look at fetchmail/getmail, urlview and procmail for the ultimate
It's a quite big job setting this up the first time, but I'm a happy
user of fetchmail/procmail/mutt for years.
BTW., the mutt-users mailing list is quite friendly, I recommend it.
1024D/D796A4EB 2001-06-18 Morten Liebach <morten_(_at_)_hotpost_(_dot_)_dk>
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