Go to TogaWare.com Home Page. GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams
Duck Duck Go

POP Mail Server

You can manually interact with a POP server to perhaps manually delete an email that your mail too is having trouble downloading, or simply to check things out. Here's a sample manual session:

  $ telnet pop.togaware.com 110
  Connected to pop.togaware.com. 
  Escape character is '^]'. 
  +OK Hello there. 
  USER kayon
  +OK Password required. 
  PASS Secret
  +OK logged in. 
  +OK POP3 clients that break here, they violate STD53. 
  1 2269
  2 1498
  3 2816
  4 2113
  RETR 1
  +OK 2269 octets follow. 
  Return-Path: <fred@yahoo.com>
  Delivered-To: kayon@mail.togaware.com
  DELE 1
  +OK Deleted. 
  +OK Bye-bye. 
  Connection closed by foreign host.

Copyright © 1995-2020 Togaware Pty Ltd
Support further development through the
purchase of the PDF version of the book.
Brought to you by Togaware and the author of open source software including Rattle and wajig.
Also the author of Data Mining with Rattle and Essentials of Data Science.