In response to FT <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> > > >                      ...  But I can't send mail because the system
> > > >isn't configured for that, and I'm in the dark as how to accomplish it.
> > > >Is there somewhere that I can go for info on setting up a simple
> > > >configuration which will let me send mail from Mutt?  ...
> >
> > Well, I have had sendmail enabled, but my outgoing mail gets
> > bounced with a message saying that Comcast has blocked the process.
> Yes. On most residential connections, Comcast blocks port 25 to reduce
> the spam burden created by compromised hosts. Your options are not to 
> send mail on port 25 (using port 587, for instance, but that makes you 
> unable to communicate with many servers) or to buy business class 
> service from Comcast, if they'll let you. You can try calling support
> and asking to have 25 unblocked, but I have yet to hear of a case 
> where that was effective.

No.  What you really want to do is set smart_host to the outgoing
mail server provided by your ISP.

Bill Moran
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