pop3 and socket 110
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Sun Oct 26 17:34:34 PST 2003
On Sun, 26 Oct 2003 17:23:34 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> Trying to install a GUI MUA has me wedged ... and lost!!
> I've been trying to get the mozilla mail/news suite to
> work for a long time--well, on and off! I finally
> installed cucipop on NS1.THOUGHT.ORG and tried to start it.
> root at ns1:/usr/local/etc/rc.d# /usr/local/libexec/cucipop -Y
> cucipop: Can't bind socket 110
Something is probably already listening on port 110. Check sockstat -l (if
it's FreeBSD, or check to see if something in inetd is grabbing it...).
> NS1 had a valid IP address; my two other systems are internal,
> private, invisible from the outside. At any rate, after some
> pondering I altered the 'news and mail' configuration. Voila;
> mail *is* sent out (in HTML). But not received... (???)
> /var/mail/kline is my spool; mozilla can't see this for some
mozilla doesn't know about these sort of mailboxes. It only knows about
imap and pop3.
> evolution refuses to build because some of the GNOME libs
> won't upgrade. (Of my 400 ports, just 11 seem broken.)
> Can anybody recommend a GUI mail program that doesn't have
> so many dependencies?
portupgrade might help your GNOME libs upgrade. Anyhow, I use
sylpheed-claws (basically the more cutting edge version of sylpheed).
> 1.) Do I really need pop3?
If you want to use mozilla.
> 2.) How do I get the mozilla mail to recognize the mail in my spool
You probably don't.
> 3.) What is a decent MUA?
that's debatable. I consider what I use to be decent :P
Robin Schoonover (aka End)
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