Someone called Liam Bedford said on Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 11:45:23AM +0100:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 11:40:31AM +0100, Philip Reynolds came forth with:
> > Was looking for a nice mail server with multipop capabilities. Basically at
> > the moment mdaemon is being used. I want to find an equivalent for Linux. has
> > to handle multipop (pop3) and SMTP hopefully.
> > Basically, you just connect to the server, grab all the email from *one*
> > account, filter it and setup pop server on the local network distributing all
> > the mail. Mdaemon is actually quite good at this but turning over to a
> > Linux/BSD server would be a lot handier. A nice GTK (some sort of X app)
> > interface would be nice, although not essential.
> > Anyone have any ideas? freshmeat.net brings up nothing when I search for
> > multipop and I could spend the next 4 weeks dragging through the mail servers
> > listed there.
> what, something like fetchmail?
>> fetchmail will do that (with a .fetchmailrc with things like
> user blah there is user blah here)
>> no gtk though.. :(
>I believe fetchmail comes with "fetchmailconf", an X app that you can use to
configure stuff. Not that it's that hard. I've fetchmail at home pulling down
mail for people, with a config file something like:
poll pop.indigo.ie protocol pop3 username blah password foo is doc here
poll pop.iol.ie protocol pop3 username someoneelse password something is
and so on. Fetchmail rocks.
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