Outlook installation

Mike Marchywka marchywka at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 11 13:07:35 UTC 2019


Thanks, I started to try Thunderbird see comments below. I'm top posting because for a while now
hotmail refuses to mark reply text in any menu I can find. So, I've been using a script- I copy
the original to clip board, run my script and it writes the marked text back out to paste into homtail
web form. I guess Ideally I'd just like to type "mail" get a bunch of headers and if I am forced to
read hi-tech html mail pipe the message into lynx lol. Thunderbird did use about 30 percent of my
600 or mbytes of RAM so it is still a lot - even the gmail webpage was about 200 or so.

While piping into lynx may be a little much, I have noticed a lot of web math now looks like latex.
If you must send fancy email latex may be nice, no idea if there is now a mime type :)
Compiling a latex document is a lot more effort AFAICT than displaying html but it is easier to make
it human readable. 

I tried Thunderbird with two accounts I don't care about - a gmail and yahoo account. The gmail account
appears ok but the thing crashes when I tried to add the yahoo account - sent crash report fwiw.

My only real concern is deleting messages on the hotmail server and IIRC there is some setting for
that when I setup Outlook connector. All I really want to do is download the old messages from hotmail into a flat file
that I can search with grep or index myself and then do incremental downloads. Although having a single
client with single interface that works would help a lot but I'm only using one account now  it
does not have basic features in places I can find. 

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Subject: Re: Outlook installation

(Please could you trim your replies a bit more? It would *really* help
readability...)

On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 at 12:11, Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Is there anything I can use to download my hotmail? I've recently become
> aware that hotmail uses about 200-300M just to display maybe 50 text subject
> line in chromium even before spawning off another 100-200M of ad subframes.
> On a system with less than a Gb of memory this means nothing runs. I guess I could
> just say I need more memory but it is annoying not having any idea what it could possibly
> do usefully with all that memory especially when the "mail" command and text ads would
> work better. I have an old 'dohs install with outlook 2007 and "outlook connector" and
> want to download all my mail but it never seems to work reliably.

Sure, the settings are widely publicised:

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/oemail-oapps/imap-smtp-servers-for-hotmailcom/76e2f1b6-b01d-4686-9640-5760c322063e

This one also reminds you that you need to enable IMAP/POP3 access
inside Hotmail itself first:

https://www.betterhostreview.com/hotmail-pop-imap-smtp-settings.html

Or:

https://www.limilabs.com/blog/hotmail-imap-pop3-smtp-settings

I just Googled "hotmail imap settings".

Me personally, I have Gmail retrieve my Hotmail (and Yahoo mail) into
labelled folders using POP3. This means 2 levels of spam filtering,
another bonus.

Then on my Mac, the default Mail.app synchs my Gmail inbox to a local
copy in case of disaster...

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