[ale] Personal e-mail setup for remote access

Greg Freemyer freemyer-ml at NorcrossGroup.com
Tue Feb 17 10:31:48 EST 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 21:21, Jason Day wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 01:58:18PM -0500, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> > I need to restructure my linux desktop e-mail setup so I can easily
> > access/manage the e-mail from home as well as from the office.
> > 
> > Currently I just use evolution to do a pop3 retrieval from my company
> > account.
> > 
> > I've tried ssh'ing in from and running evolution remotely, and it is
> > overly slow.
> You might consider a curses-based email client, like mutt or pine.  Then
> you can ssh in and performance is still snappy.  You also won't have to
> worry about installing a client anywhere, or exposing an IMAP
> connection.

Normally I like text-based programs, but for mail I prefer a GUI.

If I'm not happy with the performance I get, I'll try the above.


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