Getmail / procmail / ???

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at
Thu Jan 11 19:26:02 UTC 2007

Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> 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.
> ---Michael
Hello Micheal

Can you explain why you want to setup getmail / procmail? What will be 
your benefit when you are running getmail / procmail?

If you answer these questions it might be easier to tell you what you need?

Regards, Thomas


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