MAIL@WEB development version
mail@web is a web based client written in Perl. It enables
users to check
their POP3mail using a brwoser.
+Handles POP3 servers
+Deals with mime attachments
+Can reply and send attachments.
+Perl 5 has to be installed.
+Needs the following perl modules to be installed
+A web server with CGI access. So far mail@web has been tested on apache
+Available at the Sourceforge site
In this example, the web server root will be at
and the cgi-bin will be located at
First download the below perl modules from http://www.cpan.org
Note that most of these modules have other prerequisite modulea
therefore be sure to read their README files before installation.
After installing the modules copy the following steps
#mv mailweb0.1.tar.gz /usr/local/apache/cgi-bin
/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin# gunzip mailweb0.1.tar.gz
/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin# tar -xvf mailweb0.1.tar
/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin# cp index.htm /usr/local/apache/htdocs
/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin# cd /usr/local/apache/htdocs
/usr/local/apache/htdocs# ln -s /tmp ./tmp
Edit the index file so that it points to the cgi-bin location.
Also in the same index file, edit the server value "sims.csusb.edu by
replacing it with your POP server.
chown the index.html if you have to so as for it to work on your server.
Go to the cgi-bin where you utared the program
edit neutral.htm by changing $domain to the
chmod the cgi-bin files as suited by your server. Also chown files as suited
by your server. (notice mine is owned by bin and is group bin).