I use the wonderful MUA, Mutt, and suffer (like most) from spam. I often get reoccurring spam from the same address … here is a short HOWTO to make your email spam free.
As mentioned earlier I use Spam Bouncer to filter most of my email. However, some still gets through to my inbox … to help rid myself of this I did the following.
First here is what you’ll need on your system:
Next you’ll need to put the following in your
Next you’ll want to download this script and put it in your path somewhere.
You’ll also need to set
DEVNULL=~/.devnull) in your
Finally, you need to create a small mutt macro to mark email as spam … put the following in your
Now when you hit
From: address will be added to the file
~/.devnull. This is when
procmail takes over – all email addresses in
.devnull will be sent to
/dev/null. So if the email address appears in the
Reply-To headers the email will never reach your inbox. Email me if you have any questions.