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Debian Packages: spamassassin

The spamassassin package is extremely useful for dealing with unwanted emails. Alternatives include crm114 which can learn very fast, and bogofilter.

If you use procmail you can easily have spam moved into its own folder with:

# Use Spam Assassin
| spamassassin
* ^X-Spam-Status: Yes
.Spam.Spam-`date +%Y-%m`/

Also, to have spamassassin learn from both examples of spam and from examples of non-spam (ham), within your mutt mail reading tool, you can add the following to /home/kayon/.muttrc:

# spamassassin classify as spam
macro index X "|/usr/bin/sa-learn --spam"
macro pager X "|/usr/bin/sa-learn --spam"
# spamassassin classify as ham
macro index H "|/usr/bin/sa-learn --ham"
macro pager H "|/usr/bin/sa-learn --ham"
# rebuild the spamassassin bayes filter db
macro index B "!/usr/bin/sa-learn --rebuild"

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