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Old 06-28-2004, 12:47 PM   #1
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Getting Comcast Email on Home Linux Box

Getting Comcast Email on Home Linux Box
Mike Chirico
Copyright (c) 2004 (GPU Free Documentation License)
Last Updated: Mon Jun 28 11:38:40 EDT 2004

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The following instructions explain how to send and receive Comcast
email from a home Linux box, which is connected to the Internet via
Comcast cable model. To make things interesting, assume the Comcast
email is different from the account on the Linux computer. Yet, through
"mutt", "elm" or whatever, make it possible to send email to other
comcast users, or anyone else on the Internet. When receiving email
have it forwarded to the local Linux account.

These instructions are written with "" being
the Comcast account and "chirico@third-fl-71" being the Linux
local account. Note the missing "m" in "mchirico" on the local

These instructions my be helpful when using other "ISP" as

Please note, these instructions where too long to post here; but, can
be viewed, in full, from the following:

I hope this helps,

Mike Chirico


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