Setting up mail

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Fri Jul 28 14:59:07 UTC 2006

You need to run fetchmail in daemon mode.
fetchmail -d2
will putit in daemon mode, checking for new mail every two minutes.
You also might want to create a .fetchmailrc file with other details like 
the server, protocol username and may be password.
man fetchmailrc.
HTH, Willem

On Fri, 28 Jul 2006, Christian wrote:

> Hello all,
> I want to set up mail under my Debian. I know that fetchmail exists but how do I set it to automatically retreive messages? I want to start mutt and then I can view all my new mail. my provider use SSL and SMTP authentication. Any good resource for this?
> Many thanks,
> Christian
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