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Re: Looking for a "friendly" e-mail service




I second Fastmail. Tuffmail is also worth a look.

On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:23 AM John Hasler <jhasler@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Mark writes:
> If you know of an e-mail service that allows me  POP3 and SMTP connections,
> would you please post it in a reply.

Newsguy.com

I've been using them for more than ten years with no problems.  They
have spam filtering which you can turn off.  They also have a Webmail
interface but you don't have to use it.  I pay them an annual fee so I
am a customer, not a set of "eyeballs" to be marketed.

I download my mail with Fetchmail which hands it off to Exim for local
delivery ("local" meaning on this machine).  I selected "smarthost" when
installing Exim so it connects to Newsguy for all outgoing mail (and
accepts no incoming connections).  This is a standard Debian
configuration.

Kmail and Thuderbird will work fine with Newsguy, of course.
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John Hasler
jhasler@xxxxxxxxxxx
Elmwood, WI USA

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John L. Cunningham