[neomutt-users] Using fetchmail with Neomutt
russurquhart1 at verizon.net
Thu Jun 20 01:37:47 CEST 2019
I think I’m going to look at Getmail, but I may have to ask you guys how to fit that into my neomutt config, but one step at a time!
> On Jun 19, 2019, at 5:07 PM, Dan Ciprus (dciprus) <dciprus at cisco.com> wrote:
> Fetchmail is a pre-historical dinosaur but still works. I've also put my hands on below recommended getmail and yes, I can confirm that getmail is more user-friendly and if you have coding skills it's even easily fixable since it's written in python.
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 04:50:50PM -0500, Russ Urquhart wrote:
>> 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:
>>>>> I am the guy who was getting the UIDL error when trying to access my POP
>>>>> 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!
>>> I prefer getmail instead of fetchmail. A small example of my setup is
>>> on github:
>>> I didn't try, but it seems the setup could be like this for getmail.
>>> type = Maildir
>>> path = ~/Maildir/
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