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Re: thunderbird and evolution

On Sat,28.Mar.09, 08:49:21, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 10:02:24AM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > Alternatively you could use an IMAP server (dovecot for example) which 
> > makes the content of the mailstore available via the IMAP protocol.  
> > Most clients in use today should be able to use that, and if the client 
> > and server are on the same machine the speed penalty is not an issue.  
> > This has the added advantage that it will work over the network, be it 
> > local or internet.
> How can I avoid the need for authentication? With dovecot this basically
> Pine has always supported a similar method (and indeed, uw-imapd also
> works pre-authenticated). Sylpheed and Claws also support it, IIRC. Not
> sure about other mailers.

I never had any problems, I just pointed claws-mail to 'localhost' and 
it worked. Don't recall if I needed to store the username and password 

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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