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Re: POP3 mail clients

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Siddharth Kaza" <kaza@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 11:38 AM
> Subject: Re: [linux-delhi] POP3 mail clients
> > i am planning to use fetchmail and pine (though mutt seems very good)
> > ...i have a few problems:
> > 1. do i have to create a new user to match my email id? as in my login
> > is sidd but my email id is kaza so will i have to make another user
> > called kaza for pine to show the correct FROM header?
> No you don't HAVE TO. while I WAS using system accounts with the same id as
> my email because of this problem, apparently Pine does let you set any user
> as FROM: by using some of it's undocumented or hidden options in .pinerc.
> You will have to dig out that info from the Pine sites. I did use it once
> and it had worked.
Yes it's working fine , a small edit in the .pinerc

Siddharth Kaza