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How can I enable fetchmail on OS X Mountain Lion?

Snow Leopard came with fetchmail, but in Mountain Lion seems to be missing. Homebrew doesn't have a formula for it either. What's the best way to get back fetchmail?
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How can I backup a subset of my GMail in an mbox format?

Basically, I want to download all messages that match a particular search from GMail. But I don't want to have to create a local backup of my entire 25GB+ GMail account. I assume I'm looking for ...
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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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Is fetchmail resumable?

I hope "resumable" is the correct term. I just installed mutt on my laptop. AFAIK mutt itself cannot download mails to the local filesystem, so you'll need something like fetchmail. I installed it, ...
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Transfer mail from local machine to Gmail

I'm trying to use Gmail to manage a MS Exchange email that I log into with Outlook Web Access. The Exchange email has IMAP and SMTP access but not POP3 access so I can't use Gmail's "check mail from ...
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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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Can postfix forward all outbound email to a relayhost except for local user-to-user email?

On my home Ubuntu box, postfix is configured to relay all outgoing email to outgoing.verizon.net. Unfortunately this includes local user-to-user email (e.g., from local cron jobs to me, or from me to ...
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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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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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How do I replicate Gmail filtering (forwarding mostly)? [closed]

I have reached the limits of Gmail forwarding. Before there was no need to verify forwarding addresses. It's a problem for me now because the addresses I want to forward to are not natural inboxes but ...
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Gmail --> fetchmail --> procmail --> forward [closed]

I was curious how you setup the automatic scripting behaviour of procmail to automatically parse and resend messages. Could you share some tips on how to set it up please? I'm running Ubuntu Lucid ...
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getting fetchmail/procmail to mark/split email by account or domain used to fetch

I've set up fetchmail to grab emails from two different accounts using POP, but I'd like them to be marked in such a way that Gnus or mutt can tell that they're from separate accounts for the purposes ...
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fetchmail/postfix - bounce message if it is too big

I have an Ubuntu mail server that retrieves mails from ISP by fetchmail and delivers it through amavis and postfix. Postfix has a size limit of about 20MB. Mails larger than this are removed from ...
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Preprocessing incoming mail with fetchmail/procmail/mutt

I use fetchmail->procmail->mutt programms to all my mail. Some of mail generated automatically and some people not smart enough, so I would like to reformat mail body with some script. My best guess ...
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How can I avoid putting my e-mail password in plain text in my `.fetchmailrc` file?

How can I avoid putting my e-mail password in plain text in my .fetchmailrc file? My file looks like this: poll pop.XXX.com with proto POP3 user 'abc' with password 'PASSWORD' there is foobar here ...
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How can I use fetchmail (or another email grabber) with OSX keychain for authentication?

Many fetchmail tutorials I've read say putting your email account password clear-text in a config file is safe. However, I prefer security through layers [silly example: if my terminal is up and ...
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Fetchmail redownloading emails

I am using fetchmail to retrieve emails off server and then viewing with mutt. My settings look like, poll server.com protocol IMAP user "myuser@server.com" password "secret" keep mda ...
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Mutt displays incoming and sent messages in inbox

I use mutt for mails, along with fetchmail + procmail. My problem is that when I download mails from a gmail account (POP3) mutt shows both the incoming messages and the outcoming (what I have sent so ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to let fetchmail play a sound when it's done fetching emails?

How to let fetchmail play a sound when it's done fetching emails?