The procmail and formail mail processing package can create mail-servers, mailing lists, sort your incoming mail into separate folders/files (real convenient when subscribing to one or more mailing lists or for prioritising your mail), preprocess your mail, start any programs upon mail arrival (e.g. to generate different chimes on your workstation for different types of mail) or selectively forward certain incoming mail automatically to someone.
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/users/reriksso/procmail/
released on 10 September 2001
24 June 2002
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