On Sun, 26 Oct 2003 17:23:34 -0800, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Trying to install a GUI MUA has me wedged ... and lost!! > > I've been trying to get the mozilla mail/news suite to > work for a long time--well, on and off! I finally > installed cucipop on NS1.THOUGHT.ORG and tried to start it. > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/local/etc/rc.d# /usr/local/libexec/cucipop -Y > cucipop: Can't bind socket 110 >
Something is probably already listening on port 110. Check sockstat -l (if it's FreeBSD, or check to see if something in inetd is grabbing it...). > > NS1 had a valid IP address; my two other systems are internal, > private, invisible from the outside. At any rate, after some > pondering I altered the 'news and mail' configuration. Voila; > mail *is* sent out (in HTML). But not received... (???) > /var/mail/kline is my spool; mozilla can't see this for some > reason. > mozilla doesn't know about these sort of mailboxes. It only knows about imap and pop3. > > evolution refuses to build because some of the GNOME libs > won't upgrade. (Of my 400 ports, just 11 seem broken.) > Can anybody recommend a GUI mail program that doesn't have > so many dependencies? > portupgrade might help your GNOME libs upgrade. Anyhow, I use sylpheed-claws (basically the more cutting edge version of sylpheed). > 1.) Do I really need pop3? If you want to use mozilla. > 2.) How do I get the mozilla mail to recognize the mail in my spool > dir? You probably don't. > 3.) What is a decent MUA? that's debatable. I consider what I use to be decent :P -- Robin Schoonover (aka End) # # There was a power outage at a department store yesterday. Twenty # people were trapped on the escalators. -- Stephen Wright _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"