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META TOPICPARENT name="Mail"

Configuring your mail reader

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Programs such as Thunderbird offer mail functions controlled by a GUI ("Graphical User Interface"). They have many options that simply can't be offered by a text-based program (such as drag-and-drop manipulation of files). Depending on the level of IMAP support they offer, they not only have folder organization of messages, but allow folders within folders for a full hierarchical structure of your mail.

Although we support using Outlook, Entourage, and other

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I recommend you use Thunderbird for your mail program. Although I support Outlook, Entourage, and other
 Microsoft-authored mail readers at Nevis, I don't encourage their use. Unfortunately, for technical and social reasons, the Microsoft mail readers are prone to security problems. Please consider using
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Thunderbird or some other non-Microsoft program instead.
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a non-Microsoft program instead.
 
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f you use a graphical mail program, here are some items to check in your configuration:
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Here are some items to check in your configuration:
 
  • You have to decide whether to use POP or IMAP to read your mail.
 
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