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GetMail from command line

November 12th, 2008 No comments

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Getting email from the command line was always something I wanted, also to be able to filter what I get.
This great tool is something like fetchmail but better, thanks to Charles Cazabon who wrote this amazing tool in python. Here is more info http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/
Later I could even have it scripted, if I need to search my emails, it should download the mailbox (without any attachments) and then search for a string within all emails. Well its not all done, but I believe I found the correct tools for it. Hope to come up with nice script in the future.

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