[neomutt-users] Using fetchmail with Neomutt

Russ Urquhart russurquhart1 at verizon.net
Wed Jun 19 23:50:50 CEST 2019

Thanks for info, I think I may try the Getmail and see if that works!



> On Jun 19, 2019, at 2:46 PM, Stefan Kropp <stefan at debxwoody.de> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 19.06.2019 um 19:09:33 +0000 schrieb dciprus at cisco.com:
>> Fetchmail will pull your email from mailserver and it can deliver it to MUA,
>> in your case procmail or simply to the mailbox/maildir. Procmail will help
>> you with filtering and additional modifications of your emails.
>> So answer is yes, you can use fetchmail and later set up your procmail rules.
>> On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 06:45:49PM +0000, russurquhart1 at verizon.net wrote:
>>>  Hi,
>>>  I am the guy who was getting the UIDL error when trying to access my POP
>>>  account.
>>>  Someone suggested, back then, that i could use fetchmail to pull my email
>>>  from the POP server, and pull it into Neomutt that way. I am looking into
>>>  that, but all of the tutorials online SEEM to imply also using Procmail.
>>>  My question is, to get started, can i just use fetchmail and then later
>>>  set up Procmail, or do I HAVE to use Procmail with fetchmail?
>>>  Thanks for any help or suggestions!
>>>  Thanks,
>>>  Russ
> I prefer getmail instead of fetchmail. A small example of my setup is
> on github:
> https://github.com/neomutt/samples/tree/master/usecases/milhouse 
> I didn't try, but it seems the setup could be like this for getmail.
> [destination]
> type = Maildir
> path = ~/Maildir/
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