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Old 03-08-2005, 08:49 PM   #1
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Question setting up mail


Hi, I just have some questions on setting up mail in linux. I have been using linux for a while now but have never really set up mail as I have been using a hotmail account. Basically I want to fetch my mail from a pop3 account and send mail as well, using mutt as my MUA. What software do I need to do this (do I really need sendmail or any other MTA for this purpose. I thought I read somewhere that sendmail wasnt needed and more for setting up a mail server)? Also can anyone recommend a good tutorial for this. Thankyou.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 09:29 PM   #2
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You are correct, you do not need sendmail if you just want a mail client. If you would like to us mutt, you might want to take a good look at the instructions at....

http://wiki.mutt.org/index.cgi?MuttFaq

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Old 03-09-2005, 09:12 PM   #3
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Ok thanks.
 
  


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