Evolution not Filtering Spam

Erik Bågfors zindar at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 18:59:40 UTC 2005


You can tell evolution to only scan your inbox and not your
mailinglist-mailboxes. It's in the preferences.

Regards,
Erik


On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 13:50:42 -0500, Brian Pack <darkaudit at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 13 March 2005 01:15 pm, bored2k wrote:
> > Pete Shinners Wrote:
> > > Help! I'm trying out Evolution as my mail program, but it is not
> > > deleting junk
> > > mail at all. In my preferences, I do have "Check incoming mail for
> > > junk"
> > > enabled. But nothing ever goes to the junk folder unless I manually
> > > select it.
> > >
> > > At first I thought it may need a day or two to collect enough
> > > statistics, but
> > > it's been a over a week now and I'm still manually cleaning my inbox
> > > (argh).
> > >
> > > I do not have the "Include remote tests" enabled, but it doesn't sound
> > > like that
> > > is always necessary?
> > >
> > > Help! Is another setting necessary, or another package. I'm using POP
> > > for my
> > > main email address.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > ubuntu-users mailing list
> > > ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users
> >
> > Description: Perl-based spam filter using text analysis
> > SpamAssassin is a very powerful and fully configurable spam filter
> > with numerous features including automatic white-listing, RBL
> > testing, Bayesian analysis, header and body text analysis. It is
> > designed to be called from a user's .procmail or .forward file, but
> > can also be integrated into a Mail Transport Agent (MTA).
> > .
> > Included in this package is a daemonized form of spamassassin (spamd)
> > which communicates with its client (spamc) via TCP, to reduce the
> > overhead of loading perl with each message. To take advantage of
> > this, you must install the spamc package.
> > .
> > Homepage: http://www.spamassassin.org
> > Bugs: mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Origin: Ubuntu
> 
> I have slightly different issues here. I installed spamassassin, and it's
> doing it's filtering thing. It wants to scan *all* incoming mail, though.
> When there's 100 or so messages waiting for each of three or four mailing
> lists, spamassassin will choke. And forget about using remote checks.
> 
> I've switched to kmail because I can set where the filters will kick in.
> Mailing list mail will go to it's assigned folder, and *then* the spam filter
> checks what's left. It's much easier to check 10-15 messages instead of
> 300-400.
> 
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