I've been banging my head trying to get hotmail through thunderbird.|
I found out however that MS will not that be posible if you have a free account.
I guess money is so tight that MS is going to nickle and dime long time
account holders. That is why I'm moving on to gmail. It's configured
in my Debian etch laptop and lenny desktop.
Best of luck
> Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 19:32:44 +1100
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: downloading hotmail emails
> Thanks will give this ago.
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 01:41:32PM +0000, Pedro Insua wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:00:54PM +1100, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Could someone please give me some hints on setting up fetchmail with the
> > > hotmail pop3 server provided in a reply to this thread? Eg. how do I
> > > enable ssl in fetchmail, and establish an ssl connection with fetchmail
> > > and get the required pem files or whatever from hotmail?
> > 1) Install `fetchmail'
> > apt-get install fetchmail
> > 2) Read the doc in /usr/share/doc/fetchmail
> > Read de manual `man fetchmail'
> > 3) Create '~/.fetchmailrc' and set it `chmod 0600'
> > Now you have to put something like this in '~/.fetchmailrc' to
> > retrieve the hotmail mail:
> > # hotmail.com
> > poll pop3.live.com
> > proto pop3
> > port 995
> > user "email@example.com"
> > pass "yourpassword"
> > is your_home
> > fetchall
> > ssl
> > Well, i don't use hotmail, but.. i think will be something like
> > this...
> > --
> > Porqu? loitar e matar, se podes amar e sonhar
> > /"\
> > \ / CAMPANHA DA FITA ASCII - CONTRA MAIL HTML
> > X ASCII RIBBON CAMPAIGN - AGAINST HTML MAIL
> > / \
> > --
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> > with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact email@example.com
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