fetchmail and plain text password

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Wed Dec 30 10:12:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 02:16:51PM +0600, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > Are you saying I can make mutt read mail directly from the imap
> > server? Without fetchmail?
> Certainly. mutt is a very good IMAP client, you can do some tricky
> things with it like 
> mutt -f imaps://you@yourserver.edu/~otheruser/somefolder/somemailbox

wow! that's so easy, why didn't I find this before..

thanks a lot for this hint!

Is it possible to run it as a daemon, so that I don't have to
enter password each time?

many thanks

Anton Shterenlikht
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