Wifely-type problem

Richard Siddall richard.siddall at elirion.net
Fri Nov 5 16:23:17 GMT 2010

Steve Campbell wrote:
> All of this is concerning my home setup, not business, so....
> My wife is constantly getting into a bind with her home email account.
> She's one of those types that subscribes to everything and gets tons of
> crappy email as a result. Her DSL server mailbox is so full now, that
> she can't download what's up there from the server. I'd like to do
> something like the following, so if anyone sees a problem with my plans
> or knows of a better way, please speak up.


Think about what you're going to do when you go on vacation, or you buy 
your wife an iPhone for your anniversary.  Also, see if you can get 
fetchmail to run when she pops email, so she doesn't have to wait for 
the next cron run when she's expecting an urgent message.

One of the other replies reminded me that I think I've seen a program 
that goes in via POP3 and deletes spam/viruses, so you might be able to 
clean up the DSL provider mailbox.  I can't remember what it was called.


	Richard Siddall

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