[plug] fetchmail

Onno Benschop onno at itmaze.com.au
Wed Apr 7 17:34:19 WST 2004

On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 19:10, smclevie at ozemail.com.au wrote:
> Thanks guys,
> I'm under the impression I run 'fetchmail' to collect mail into
> mailboxes and run 'sendmail' to transfer any mail to the outside
> world.
> Exim is installed but not configured (I press option '5' in the
> installation process)  Do I need this configured?  Do I need exim??


You can configure it for local delivery only and AFAIK you'll be able to
receive mail using fetchmail.

> Boxes under Debian on network are all Windows running Eudora.  I
> assume I then reconfigure these Eudora setups to read from and send to
> mailboxes on Debian??

Yup. You'll need to install a POP3 daemon of some kind. (Or you could
use IMAP, but that's a whole other category of hurt:-)

> Am I heading down the right road here?  Or do I install other packages
> than those mentioned?

I mentioned another one :-)

> Thanks again,
> Steve
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