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Old 09-26-2003, 05:40 AM   #1
mwj
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Hotmail account from linux mail application like Outlook in windows


I am newbeeee.I attended this forum just now and recently switched over on linux from win2000 server.
I want to get my hotmail account mails from linux server. Although I found Ximin Evolution in my ditribution i.e Redhat 9 ,but it does not support hotmail , like outlook.
Please help me in getting the mail from any other service which can run on Linux
Thanx
MWJ
 
Old 09-26-2003, 06:56 AM   #2
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Re: Hotmail account from linux mail application like Outlook in windows

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Originally posted by mwj
I am newbeeee.I attended this forum just now and recently switched over on linux from win2000 server.
I want to get my hotmail account mails from linux server. Although I found Ximin Evolution in my ditribution i.e Redhat 9 ,but it does not support hotmail , like outlook.
Please help me in getting the mail from any other service which can run on Linux
Thanx
MWJ
Read this:

http://savannah.nongnu.org/files/?group=gotmail

This PERL script is able to fetch the mail from hotmail and insert it back into your MTA

Hope this helps,
 
Old 09-26-2003, 09:14 AM   #3
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To download your hotmail as if it's pop3, you could also use hoywayd; http://hotwayd.sourceforge.net/ That site also provides links to projects that have accomplished the same for Microsoft Windows.

Right now, my computer downloads all messages from hotmail.com every hour as if it's POP3. Since I run my own IMAP+squirllmail I don't need to worry about that 2MB limit
 
Old 09-26-2003, 03:13 PM   #4
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thanks yapp!

worked like a charm, easy to setup through the installation guide as well...now i'll even start to use hotmail's mail -lol-
 
Old 10-01-2003, 12:39 AM   #5
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Thumbs up I succeeded in geting hotmail mails with hotwayd

Dear Yapp !!!

Thank you very much for this cute advice of hotwayd. Its working and feeling now quit relaxed.Once again appriciate your effort and botheration for my problem.
mwj
 
Old 10-01-2003, 03:43 AM   #6
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You're both welcome thanks a lot.

Just consider the fact we're all using hotmail like it's a pop3 box Isn't hotmail the cheapest pop3 box you could find? messages "removed from the server" even show up in the trash can
 
  


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