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On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 07:17:57AM +0200, Werner M. Mayer wrote:
> Hello, I am new to gentoo and have many questions.
> I'll start with these:
> I would like to know what mail and ftp-passive programs I should
> install on my system. They should be secure with no need to get
> updates due to security breaks every half year.
I'm a sucker for good console apps, especially on low power machines
like that. For that, i'd suggest these:
mail - mutt + msmtp (for a MTA). mutt does IMAPS, and msmtp can do SMTP
AUTH with SSL, etc, etc.
ftp - ncftp (one of the nicer console FTP programs out there).
> Werner Mayer
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