MacMerc has posted a long and detailed tutorial on setting up a spare Mac (they suggest a Mac mini) to act as your own personal spam killer for an IMAP account.
It requires a spare Mac in the house running at least 10.2, a copy of SpamSieve , an IMAP account and, ideally, a broadband connction.
Although the tutorial looks like a lot of work, the end result will be worth it.
Not only will you be treated to spam-free email on any other Mac you use to access the email account, but the spam killer chugs away at home, giving you spam-free email on any other Windows, Linux or whatnot computer you might use at work or on the road.
More time, as the MacMerc article says, to enjoy those “6-shot Venti Sugar-free Vanilla Skim Extra Caramel Machiattos”. Excellent.
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Tags: Apple Mail, Apple Mail Tips, imap, mail.app, spam, SpamSieve