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Installing & configuring local POP or IMAP server

Hi everyone,

Sorry, I'm resending this mail, this has been detected a spam because of the spam examples
I was using. I replaced some letters by stars, I hope it's ok.

I've asked and checked google and the archives, but I did not find the answer to my question:

I'm using Cygwin on WinXP. As I recieved several spam mails per day asking me whether I should have my p***s enlarged or my br**st size increased, I looked for a heuristic filtering tool and I found the excellent SpamAssassin.
I configured it with fetchmail & procmail and now my e-mails are filtered, and that's fine.

but the problem is I have to use a Cygwin mailing program to read my mail (such as pine), but I'm not fond of curses-based program that much and would prefer to use Netscape, as I did before I decide to install SpamAssassin.

So I've got to use Netscape in a different way, not polling the mail from my provider's remote pop3 server, but let fetchmail + the filters do it for me (they store it in /var/spool/mail). Then I guess I would have to poll "localhost" from Netscape using POP3 or IMAP protocol.
When I try to do that, Netscape answers that the connection to localhost has been refused. Ok, that helps me a lot.

I've managed to make telnet & ftp work using the inetd.conf stuff and all the cryptic commands to start the inetd service, but I don't know if I can use fetchmail as a POP server, or if I have to install another POP server on cygwin, and if so, which one?



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