Setting up mail

Christian christian08 at
Fri Jul 28 20:23:12 UTC 2006

Many thanks for the info will give it a try!
Many thanks,

On 2006-07-28 at 17:29 Christian Schoepplein wrote:

>On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 01:21:12PM +0200, Christian wrote:
>>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. 
>man fetchmailrc
>See also the file
>>my provider use SSL and SMTP authentication. Any good resource for 
>smtp is _not_ related to fetchmail. Fetchmail uses pop3/imap to retrive 
>messages from a server. smtp is used to send out mails.
>You need to setup a local mailserver to send messages, I prefere 
>postfix which can be configured easily. postfix is able to authenticate 
>against a smarthost, ssl is supported.
>  Christian
>Christian Schoepplein <chris at>
>Manage your communication:
>Linux for the blind: 
>Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux)
>Blinux-list mailing list
>Blinux-list at

More information about the Blinux-list mailing list