> On Wed 18 Apr 2007, John Madden wrote:
>> What you're looking for is :
>> 1) fetchmail to grab the mail to your desktop
>> 2) procmail to deliver it to different folders based on rules
>> 3) an IMAP server that _all_ your different computers will use
>> (including the desktop where the mail is delivered) to read the mail.
>> Thanks for your response.
> Actually, I get email by various means,
> including UUCP which leaves the email in /var/spool/mail/.
>> I do occasionally use fetchmail,
> which also leaves mail in /var/spool/mail/, I think.
> I assume it is then collected from there by kmail.
>> Perhaps you, or some kind soul, could explain to me
> exactly what happens in your (or their) scenario
> to a single item of mail.
Imap is your man. I have a co-lo jobby, dead cheap, I power off machines
when not in use and I can still access my email from anywhere on
Its fast, reliable and secure with imaps. Not that I care about security
anyway. All the ant-spam anti-virus is done on the remote server, everyone
> Timothy Murphy
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