Getmail / procmail / ???

Michael Satterwhite michael at
Thu Jan 11 17:53:15 UTC 2007

I'm wanting to setup getmail / procmail on my system. I'm unsure of exactly 
what each piece is supplying, however, and how the mail eventually gets to my 
email client (in this case, kmail).

I understand that Getmail is bringing the mail from the Pop3 server. What 
exactly is Procmail adding (I'm assuming it's needed)? After it goes through 
these two, how do I get the output to my email client?

Thanks in advance.

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