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Retrieve mail from Yahoo!'s webmail service - FetchYahoo

FetchYahoo is a Perl script that downloads mail from a Yahoo! account to a local mail spool. It is meant to replace fetchmail for people using Yahoo! mail since Yahoo!'s POP service is no longer free. It downloads messages to a local mail spool, including all parts and attachments. It then deletes messages unless requested not to. It can also optionally forward messages to a specified email address and repeat with a given interval.

NOTE: Fetchyahoo will only work if you have selected the all-new Yahoo web interface as your default. You can find out how to switch to the new Yahoo here.

Installing and using FetchYahoo:
    * Download the package and uncompress it : tar -xvzf fetchyahoo-x.y.tar.gz
    * cd fetchyahoo-x.y ; chmod a+rx fetchyahoo
    * Edit fetchyahoo
     OR copy fetchyahoorc to /etc/fetchyahoorc or ~/.fetchyahoorc and edit that
     OR just run fetchyahoo from the commandline
         (use --help to see all options).
    * Use your mail client to get mail from your spool or mbox file.

Options specified on the commandline take precedence over options specified in the configuration file, which in turn take precedence over ons hardcoded within the fetchyahoo program file.


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