Linked by Sharif Islam on Fri 30th Jul 2004 08:28 UTC
Internet & Networking I had been an avid user of Pine for almost five years. Recently, I decided to move to a greener posture. I dumped my good old Pine and settled with a graphical client. Although, sometime I miss the simple, fast, text based interface, the new relationship is shaping up to be an exciting one. We have our bad times, but overall I am happy with the switch.
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@hallgreng - spamfilters
by Metic on Fri 30th Jul 2004 15:59 UTC

iv tried evolution but without a similar spam filter i just cant use it. is there any way to use a baysian filter with these apps? i dont dislike thunderbird, but evolution would be a nice change for a while

Sure. Using Spamassassin with Evolution is not difficult. Just read a good howto first like this one: http://www.atlantawebhost.com/articles/evolution_spamassassin.php

Spamassassin has Bayesian learning (read e.g: http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/BayesInSpamAssassin ), black and white lists, lots of addons etc.
You can also use SA with both Razor, DCC and Pyzor.

I use Evolution + Spamassassin + Razor and it works quite well for me. Only problem is that SA (used on your own PC) like most other spam filters, still prefers to download the spam which can take extra time. There was some program (I cannot remember the name) that deletes spam already on the sever before it reaches your box. That might suit you better if you get very much spam (putting your pals to a white list would prevent the filter from accidentally deleting those mails).

Also, if I remember right, the next version of Evolution will have an intergrated spamfilter.