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Old 10-07-2003, 04:51 AM   #1
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is there any client-based spam filtering/reporting software for linux?
 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:08 AM   #2
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spamassasin I think works. Of course when I get spam I just 'bounce' it back. Makes them think the address is bad.

Hey, it works for me.

 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:14 AM   #3
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doesn't spammassin have to be built into something like qmail?

will it be able to work in conjunction locally with an email client like say evolution?
 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:46 AM   #4
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Not really sure. I have never used it before. I think it works with whatever though. Try www.google.com/linux and search for spamassasin and evolution. If you see people tring to set it up, then it may work with evolution.

I have read that it works pretty good. Since I just bounce them back, I don't use it anyway.

Oh, don't give your e-mail address to yahoo. I signed up for a junk box and got e-mails right after from people I never heard of. Apparently they sell addresses.

Hope this helps. Don't really know how to set it up though. Sorry.

Later

 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:51 AM   #5
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spamassassin does work with evolution, just add a filter in evo that pipes to mail to spamassassin -t and if the returncode != 0 , the mail is spam and you can process it.
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:02 AM   #6
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spamassin works on our mail server not my workstation.

it does filter work-mails well but it doesn't filter my personal account which i collect from an external source.

does bouncing them back work for you? the spams i recieve have forged mail addresses and headers.

the only way i found to combat them was to send them to www.spamcop.net
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:08 AM   #7
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I've got spammassin on my evolution acct

It doesn't appear to be filtering here

I may not have it set up rite
but I've followed the directions
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:39 AM   #8
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Exclamation

I guess it does. I haven't got anymore yet. I dunno.



 
  


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