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Re: Newbie to spamassassin- How to make it learn?

On 04 Jul 2003, Marino Fernandez wrote:
> On Friday 04 July 2003 9:34 am, SRIKANTH NS wrote:
> > Hi
> > Disgusted with the amount of spam received, I installed
> > Spamassassin2.54 and configured it, It works properly for the past one
> > month. I use fetchmail to receive mail and invoke sylpheed to read
> > them from /var/spool/ mail/ srikanth folder and the spam goes to
> > "caughtspam " file in my home directory .
> >
> > Nowadays I see one or two mails slipping past spamassassin. I saw that
> > spamassassin can be trained. man pages did not reveal much. Since the
> > mails are read in sylpheed how to point it out to SA?
> > sa-learn command also does not work, it says command is not found.
> > Can any body give some pointers or some links where tutroials can be
> > read.?
> > Thanks in advance
> >
> > N S Srikanth
> I do this:
> sa-learn --spam --dir /home/Marino/Mail/Spam/cur
> sa-learn --ham --dir /home/Marino/Mail/inbox/cur
> Note that /home/Marino/Mail/Spam/cur is the directory where I keep spam (I use
> KMail). /home/Marino/Mail/inbox/cur is where my good mail is (ham).

Not exactly a reply to the question, but I find that spamprobe is both
easier to configure and more reliable than spamassassin (and


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