Posts Tagged ‘mail’

Alpine

01Aug09

I finally succeeded in configuring Alpine, a UNIX email client. I had already tried with Mutt, another must-have, but it tourned out to be a real nightmare. In fact, the most difficult part was the configuration of msmtp as an smtp client. Here is a .msmtprc file that helped me. Advertisements


Spam and eggs

28Mar09

I was very astounished today when I read that the well-known term “spam” probably comes from a Monty Python’s sketch.  The first sense of spam was a ” canned precooked meat product made by the Hormel Foods Corporation” it comes from Shoulder of Pork and Ham (cf wikipedia article). By watching the sketch one understands better why this […]