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Re: Re: Re: simple exim configuration

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 02:18:20PM +0300, Simo PW Kauppi wrote:
> > > 
> > > No, the /etc/mailname is used to resolve the domain part of the email
> > > address. If you send mail to e.g. paul (without any @something), then
> > > whatever is in your /etc/mailname is appended to the username with @.
> That's why I suggested you try to put 'localhost' in there. The problem
> with this might be that your ISP's mail.ultrasw.com does not accept it,
> but you can verify that from the exim logfile.

Apparently setting /etc/email-addresses solves this problem and the "G11" problem.
> > > > > See also the question G11 in /usr/share/doc/fetchmail/fetchmail-FAQ.html.
> > 
> > I have learned about eximon and I have a large number of frozen messages.  Can I free them up without losing them?
> I'm sure you can. They should be purged automatically when the setup is
> fixed. There seems to be an old thread concerning this:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2004/03/msg00402.html

I followed that thread just now and haven't yet discovered how to see 
whether I want to lose those messages.
> > Now I just need to be able to set the 'From:' address in mutt so I can sent messages to lists that need the from address to be different than waterhorse.
> I use:
> set edit_headers
> my_hdr From: Me Myself <me.myself@somewhere.com>

I will try that when I send this.

Thanks again for your help,


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