Janina Sajka janina at
Wed Feb 16 09:51:13 EST 2005

Mostly, folks here use fetchmail to retrieve email.

Some of us also receive mail directly, but this involves more than just
setting up sendmail (or another agent like exim or postfix). For
example, you might need a domain name so that the Internet knows how to
find your computer.

Lastly, there are advantages to using an mta (like sendmail, exim, or
postfix)) over the smtp definition in a mail user agent like Pine (or

But, you'll have to be far more precise about what you're trying to do,
and exactly what happens if we can help you very much.

Just saying something like "it doesn't work" is going to get you

randy turner writes:
> well i have to run get-mail first,
> then pine will send the message like it should
> does this give any one any ideas?
> i have tried setting up sendmail
> but it does not do right.
> randy
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