[Techtalk] email via memory stick?

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Sat Jan 5 13:05:15 UTC 2008

Ian Balchin wrote:
> Hi, again, and to dj who prompted this reply.
> Several people have emailed me directly and suggested a portable 
> email client running on the memory stick. The hitch is that this is 
> not going to work both on the linux box and the win machine with the 
> different operating systems. Wine was suggested, but not I think on 
> this particular system which is only an old P200 (I live in the third 
> world here).
> I think the crux of this particular problem is the standard or 
> otherwise of what gets sent out via smtp.
> As noted there are always two files per email in my Mercury queue and 
> the installed smtp module relays them to my isp's smtp server as it 
> is supposed to.

To the best of my knowledge, the files in the mailqueue are specific to 
the mail system, so either sendmail, or exim, or...

If you are running the same mail server program on both, it should be 
easy to copy from one system to another. Between different mail prorams 
i would be carefull.



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