Simple Text Mail Setup

Bill Moran wmoran at
Mon Jun 23 12:04:36 UTC 2008

In response to Rem Roberti <rem at>:

> I am a running a minimalist setup with FreeBSD 7.0.  I would like to be
> able to configure my system to allow me to use a text-based mail client
> such as Mutt.  So far, I am able to receive mail, fetching my pop mail 
> from Comcast via getmail.  But I can't send mail because the system 
> isn't configured for that, and I'm in the dark as how to accomplish it.  
> Is there somewhere that I can go for info on setting up a simple 
> configuration which will let me send mail from Mutt?  Sendmail, which of
> course is included with FreeBSd, seems kind of nightmarish.  At any
> rate, this is a personal system, and I would like the simplest setup I can
> get to work.  Any info would be much appreciated.

Bill Moran

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