popping mail

Thomas Ward tward at bright.net
Sun Feb 3 11:14:26 EST 2002

Use a program called fetchmail. You can download all your email from all
your accounts, and then can view them in whatever email program you choose.

----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Peterson <capeterson at visi.com>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Sunday, February 03, 2002 2:20 AM
Subject: popping mail

> Hi all,
> I've been doing some playing and I definetly love mutt.  Thanks to buddy
> Chris for their information.
> Btw, since I believe this was brought up earlier, The default key to
> display of headers is a lower-case h.  So, if there is an "ignore *" line
> .muttrc, you can use the h key to display the headers of a message if you
> want to see them for some reason.
> Okay, so here is my question.
> Currently I'm popping all my mail (from four accounts) so I can check it
> manage it in one place.  So, what would be the best way to do this in
> gnu/linux?
> I think I saw someone mention this a while back, but I'm feeling lazy.
> I've also figured out how to get mutt to pop from one account and, from
> I've read, which isn't the whole man page, I am sure it can do all four.
> question is, is this the best way to do this?  Is there a daemon that I
> run to do this for me so I can be notified of new mail without having to
> have mutt up to hear about it?
> Thanks a lot!
> Chris
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