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Fetching email with Mutt

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What do you look for in an email program? You may find it in Mutt, an easy-to-use text-based messaging client. Here's all you need to know to get started with Mutt.

To read mail from a POP account using Mutt, you need to have a mail transfer agent such as Sendmail and a mail delivery agent such as Procmail installed, as well as a program that can connect to a POP server and download your emails, such as fetchmail. Most standard *nix systems, have all these programs installed.

If everything is in place, let's configure Mutt and the other programs to read Google's Gmail messages, as Gmail allows POP forwarding.

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