Re: Switching from Mutt to Evoultion
>>>>> "Brad" == Brad Cramer <email@example.com> writes:
Brad> I am switching from Mutt to Evolution (because I am using Outlook at
Brad> work and want to try and keeps things the same) Anyway I am not really
Brad> sure how to set some things up. I have a mail server running on my home
Brad> network which handles fetching my mail and also sending. I then have my
Brad> box that I am running Evolution on that runs fetchmail as a daemon to
Brad> collect mail from home mail server. Before I used procmail and mutt sort
Brad> mail ( I subscribe to several mailing lists and really like the way that
Brad> setup worked from within Mutt) But I am not really sure how to set up
Brad> something similar in Evolution, so I get my personal mail from work and
Brad> home into my Inbox and mailing lists mail sorted and put into the
Brad> various folders.
Brad> Would someone like to provide me with some pointers and sites that can
Brad> help me with this transition.
I recently (within the last week) made the same switch, not
because I had to use outlook, but because I needed to add
imap to the network, for our new road-warriors.
Anyway: the curent setup:
- Mail is still filtered (to files in ~/mail or ~/nsmail,
depending on user pref) by procmail
- I created an imap account in evolution.
Using this account, I subscribed to a number of folders,
the files in which the mail is filtered.
That's all there was to it, as far as I remember.
One minor problem: with the 'send/receive' option, all of my
mail arrives in a seperate folder. (Evolution 1.0.5) There is
a pop box on a remote server involved that I'd like to be
filtered to a seperate folder. Haven't yet figured out a way
to do this, but I think that's where evolutions own folders
come in.. (Or I could kludge up something using fetchmail..)
TimT. (Apologies for the appended disclaimer. I have no
control over it.)
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