Using Thunderbird to Pull same e-mail from two PCs.
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Wed May 30 17:14:04 UTC 2007
On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 10:41:55AM -0400, Andrew Syrewicze wrote:
> Hello list.
> Got a question here. I have an idea of how to do it, but i'm not exactly
> sure. I use my gmail account for all my list stuff, among other things, and
> I would like to be able to use IMAP instead of POP. that way i'm looking at
> identical e-mail while i'm on my desktop at home and when i'm on my laptop
> at work. I've got a server at home that i run a few things on. (samba,
> TeamSpeak, DHCP). Is there a way i can setup some sort of mail service on my
> server to pull my messages from my gmail account, and then using IMAP pull
> my messages from my server using thunderbird on my desktop and laptop???
Well, with your existing set-up, you could NFS/SMB export the
mail-folders for Thunderbird on the desktop, and configure the laptop to
Personally, i'd use fetchmail, screen, and mutt (possibly procmail,
Others might suggest installing an imap(s)d, which, to me, is a bit of
an over-kill, really.
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