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On (18/04/07 22:41), Timothy Murphy said:
> Remember, my question was: can I use kmail with IMAP
> to give more or less the same result as I get with NFS.
> As far as I can see, there is only one way of invoking IMAP
> within kmail - by starting a new "Account" in the Accounts=>Receving setup,
> and specifying that this account is to retrieve mail by IMAP.
>Forget about kmail - it's only a mail client, like any other mail
client. So, for now, just forget about its configuration and operation.
It's only serving to confuse you.
> But in my case, the mail in question is _not_ delivered to ~/Mail
> on my desktop; it is in /var/spool/mail on the desktop,
> and is only transferred to ~/Mail if and when I run kmail _on the desktop_.
>This is usually configurable, and is also why I said you want procmail.
Use procmail as your delivery agent, write a .procmailrc to filter (or
not) your mail into folder(s) in ~/Mail. Then, use an IMAP server,
configured to use ~/Mail for the mailstore, to allow multiple clients
(that means _ANY_ client, not just kmail) to read the mail in a standard
John Madden -- john at jmadden.eu
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