[nycbug-talk] Introducing some ubiquity to my email configuration

Michael Hernandez mhernandez at ocsny.com
Tue Apr 25 13:01:33 EDT 2006

On Apr 25, 2006, at 12:42 PM, David Rio Deiros wrote:
> I see a problem with this configuration though: All my email is
> removed from the server and is stored in my laptop, which means
> I have to backup the email periodically. Also, I always have to
> use my laptop to read/retrieve my email otherwise I would end up
> having my emails in different places.
> The logical solution seems to be IMAP. But if I use IMAP, I am  
> going to
> lose all the procmail filtering magic since the email will be
> stored in the server. Am I right?

Just tell fetchmail to keep the mail on the server. I believe it's as  
simple as putting a "keep" command in the proper place in your  


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