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Re: exim and mtt probs continue

"John-Mark" <jmj@event-horizon.org> writes:

> i continue to have problems setting up my email configuration. I have run eximconfig but have had trouble working out how to  answer some of the
> questions
> I am not sure what is meant by some of the terms i.e. what is my visible mail name. To be honest i have used the default settings to set up exim i
> have no idea in most cases whether this is correct. I am dialling up to my isp using pon, I can't fine where to set up the isp smtp info re sending
> mail. Fetchmail seems to be ok but where does it write the emails to. I have installed mutt but when i run it i get the message that there is no
> /var/spool/mail/jmj directory jmj being my user name. Apparently exim should set this up for me/ I am truly at a loss. Mutt is also supposed to
> make a file called .muttrc in my home directory but this does not exist, apparently without it i cant specify which MTA i am using. Is there a mutt
> configuration script.  If you have any idea how to proceed. If it would be easier to use another MTA i am happy to do so although i hear that exim
> is the best.

you can get example mutt config files at mutt.org

i've been looking for people to help me test out my
mta, so i would be willing to help you get it set up.
if you have the time, email me and i can send the latest
version to you.

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