On 2018-02-23, ed...@pettijohn-web.com <ed...@pettijohn-web.com> wrote:
> On Feb 22, 2018 9:44 PM, mazocomp <mazoc...@disroot.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 08:36:49PM -0600, Edgar Pettijohn wrote:
>> > However, with this setup you should be able to just use sendbug(1).
>> > 
>> > sendbug will envoke sendmail aka smtpctl and then submit it your local 
>> > smtpd
>> > who will then relay it via gmail.
>> Hi!
>> Excuse me for ignorant question below. I don't have external server, so
>> I use remote e-mail provider: I configured mutt to fetch mail via IMAP
>> and send mail via SMTP.
>> My question is if I'll use only base utilities (for example, mail(1)),
>> with that configuration I will only be able to send mail, but not
>> receive it, won't I? (I hope there is a way to use mail(1) without
>> having external server)
> To my knowledge there is nothing in base to fetch from an imap/pop server.
> However, there are some utilities in ports that do. But if you're
> going to go that route you may as well just use mutt in my humble
> opinion.

I would recommend fdm (in packages) if you need to fetch from an
IMAP/POP server to a local mail file or maildir.

For sending via a remote provider you can configure smtpd to handle
SMTP authentication for sending, there's an example in the manual.

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