[sylpheed:32051] Re: POP3: Not get messages already on account?

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 20:14:45 JST 2008

On 23/01/2008, Andreas J. G <ajg at inbox.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way to only get messages that haven't yet been downloaded?
> I have a real worthless email provider (Inbox.com) and it looks like they don't support getting more than 10-15 messages at once. Then the server closes down the connection and I get a "Timed out". So if I want to get all the messages in my inbox (all 700 of them), I need to find a way to continue to get messages from where Inbox.com broke the connection..
> I can't make Inbox.com only send me emails through pop3 that I haven't yet fetched.

Use the powerful "fetchmail" command-line utility with the right
options. You can make it fetch messages which are marked as read, and
you can also specify a fetch-limit, for example, to make it fetch only
a given maximum number of messages.

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