Sync e-mail with windows and linux

Scott geekboy at
Fri Nov 3 12:41:44 UTC 2006

Michael Brayn spake thusly on 11/02/2006 12:10 AM:
> On Thu, 2006-11-02 at 08:03 +0100, Robbert Hamburg wrote:
>> My advise would be: try using imap.
>> Easiest way to have all your email everywhere.
>> Robbert
> Yer what i mainly want to sync is my isp email and they dont offer imap.

I had the same problem.  My solution was to either:

	A) Find an ISP that does.
	B) Get an email-only account with a service offering IMAP (quite a few
of these are out there - a few
		of which are free).
	C) Switch my webhosting account to one that offers IMAP email
	D) Set up my own IMAP server here at home.
> I was thinking of setting up a mail server on my backup box, any
> tuorials or helpfull websites anyone could recomend on that? 

After reading through various tutorials I came across I concluded that
it was more trouble than it was worth (to me).

Therefore I opt for option "C" (listed above).  Option "B" was my 2nd

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