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by Graham Williams
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Squirrel Mail


SquirrelMail is quite easy to setup. While not as featureful as mutt it has enough features to compete with desktop mail clients. It works well for servers with thousands of users (such as the Australian National University). Using imapproxy can speed it up.


If one of your mailbox folders leads SquirrelMail to report out of memory, then edit /etc/php4/apache/php.ini to increase the default memory allowed, which is initially set to 8MB:

  memory_limit = 24M

If your browser tries to download application/x-httpd-php instead of starting up squirrelmail, then it may be a newer version of php and apache not configured correctly. Simply enable mod_actions (through wajig reconfigure apache) and be sure the following line is included in /etc/apache/httpd.conf:

  Action application/x-httpd-php /cgi-bin/php4

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