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How to remove duplicate emails in fetchmail?

I have the following situation: gmail polls my university email via pop3, but it does so with a delay(around an hour sometimes). So I set up fetchmail to poll my university email. It solves the ...
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Archiving old mail from IMAP to local disk in batch mode

I have an IMAP account with limited space. I would like to archive "old" mails to local storage, and I want to do it automatically (from cron) on my Linux system. I still want to keep the latest mail ...
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How does Pop3 for multiple locations work? (Fetchmail)

I use POP3 and Fetchmail to download my gmail at home and on my work machine. But I've noticed that, although I'm using --keep to prevent it being deleted on the server, usually the messages I ...
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Run fetchmail at login under MacOSX

I'm using MacOSX and I'm trying to migrate to mutt and fetchmail because Mail.app started giving me several issues. My configuration sits on~/.fetchmailrcand I launch the daemon issuing fetchmail -d ...
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fetchmail says I have no mail

here's the output of running fetchmail -v my .fetchmailrc looks like this poll pop.gmail.com with proto POP3 user 'username' there with password ...
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Postfix: change sender address of bounce (mails from fetchmail)

I am running a Postfix MTA. Fetchmail is used to get mails from several POP3 accounts. The problem is: If a mail cannot be delivered, e.g. because it exceeds the size limit of the mailbox, a bounce ...
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Have mutt check a directory for new mail brought by fetchmail

Is there a way to have mutt check a directory for new emails brought in my fetchmail rather than then my gmail imap? Having mutt check on demand is slow, basically I just reload the imap folder which ...
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Get rid of “seen” messages at GMail

The following is written by fetchmail in its log file: fetchmail: 96 messages (96 seen) for my@email at pop.gmail.com (638442 octets). From time to time this number of "seen" messages increases. It ...
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Retrieve only message bodies, or messages smaller than a given size, using fetchmail, getmail, etc

Using fetchmail, getmail, or other command-line MRAs, is there a way to retrieve only message bodies (without attachments) or only messages smaller than a given size? (This feature is available in ...