Getmail / procmail / ???

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Jan 12 15:23:26 UTC 2007

Ricardo C O Freitas wrote:
> I would like to have all and every "mail" routines, running on the
> background!
> As I have multiples mailboxes to check, this would be very interesting.
> On my side, the question is: Is it really necessary to setup the
> following,
> Fetchmail, procmail, postfix and then kmail?
> Isn't there a faster, more straight forward way to perform such tasks?

Well, you absolutely don't need postfix.  Fetchmail, procmail, kmail is a
pretty simple setup.

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