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Re: email management under netbsd : any simple strategies?
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 11:32:32PM +0200, Leonardo Taccari wrote:
> Hello Mayuresh,
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 06:18:35PM +0000, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> > hello,
> > i have been using mutt under various linux based systems as
> > well as under freebsd.
> > looks like the mutt under netbsd (via pkgin) doesn't support
> > smtp (yet).
> > may i know what kind of strategy mutt aficionados use to get
> > mutt working well under netbsd?
> > if there isn't a simple way, may i know what would be a good
> > approach to email (imap + smtp) at the netbsd console?
> I personally use mail/msmtp for SMTP, mail/fdm for IMAP and
> mail/mutt-devel as MUA.
> As Manuel and Gary suggested you can use postfix(1) in base or build
> mail/mutt-devel with "mutt-smtp" option.
> I suggest you to use postfix(1) or configure something like mail/msmtp.
> If you do the latter remember to adjust /etc/mailer.conf (for more
> information please give a look to mailer.conf(5)), e.g. (for msmtp):
> #sendmail /usr/libexec/postfix/sendmail
> mailq /usr/libexec/postfix/sendmail
> newaliases /usr/libexec/postfix/sendmail
> sendmail /usr/pkg/bin/msmtp
> ...mainly because in this way you can also send emails not only with
> mutt (for example with send-pr(1)).
okay, did it, i have now installed mutt and msmtp via pkgin and been
able to successfully configure them. :)
sending this mail via a local setup instead of logging onto a remote
system (just for emails).
thanks for the advice and tips.
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