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Old 07-10-2004, 02:33 AM   #1
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Exists a mail-client for Fedora, that can read local mail file without deleting?


On my Fedora Core 1 I have found multiple mail-clients (Evolution, KGet and KMail). On my system I have fetchmail to retrieve mail, which stores the mail in /var/spool... I use this in combination with squirrelmail, so i can acces the mail from out of home. But when I am at my home I would like to use a "normal" mail client such as Evolution or other. But both Evolution, KGet and KMail, seems to delete the messages from the /var/spool/mail/user file when the mails are retrieved. I dont want that! Because i still want to be able to access all the mails from outside my home, using squirrelmail. Is there some mail client I can use with Fedora (with GUI), that can read mail rom the /var/spool.. file without deleting the contents of it? Its ok if they use IMAP, because i have the imap deamon running (for squirelmail). All the before mentioned e-mail clients also support imap, but there is no option for "Do not delete meesage from server" or similar.

Old 07-10-2004, 12:53 PM   #2
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Most mail clients have an option somewhere to "leave messages on server" (at least I thought....) Thunderbird has such an option, but by default it also takes them off.


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