Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#41 » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:10 pm

Hey dan maybe you should link this video to the first post of this topic so people might have an easier time connecting

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#42 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:41 am

Hey

So I have now done a installation script that setups the following on the dreampi:

Sending mail:
DC -> Unsecure -> Pi (Postfix) -> SSL/TLS -> Gmail (SMTP)

Receiving mail:
DC -> POP3 -> Pi (Dovecot) -> (Fetchmail + Procmail) SSL/TLS -> Gmail (POP3s)

I will do some more testing, then people can try it out if they want.

Sorry for the delay Dan ;)

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#43 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:04 am

Added header-cleaning so the mail looks nice in DC mail client

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#44 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:06 am

Well done Shu. Truely Exellent Work (Yet again). I look forward to trying it out. Thank You

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#45 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:48 am

Shuouma wrote:Hey

So I have now done a installation script that setups the following on the dreampi:

Sending mail:
DC -> Unsecure -> Pi (Postfix) -> SSL/TLS -> Gmail (SMTP)

Receiving mail:
DC -> POP3 -> Pi (Dovecot) -> (Fetchmail + Procmail) SSL/TLS -> Gmail (POP3s)

I will do some more testing, then people can try it out if they want.

Sorry for the delay Dan ;)

this is great. we've needed something like that for a looooong time
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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#46 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:43 pm

I see some sega swirl games in our future ;)

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#47 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:36 pm

Amazing work Shu, looks like you made my video obsolete :D

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#48 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:38 pm

so, can someone explain what this new miracle worked by shu does exactly? Does it integrate email into the dreampi setup somehow? Thanks
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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#49 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:58 pm

hawkzer0 wrote:so, can someone explain what this new miracle worked by shu does exactly? Does it integrate email into the dreampi setup somehow? Thanks


Integrates Email software directly into the DreamPi more or less, It does away with the middle man, in this case the cmail server software

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Re: Guide: Sending E-mail From Browser 2015

Post#50 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:16 pm

hawkzer0 wrote:so, can someone explain what this new miracle worked by shu does exactly? Does it integrate email into the dreampi setup somehow? Thanks

Sega Swirl, a free game that came with demo discs in the UK (And I believe also in the US) does online play, but it doesn't operate a direct player-to-player game. It instead uses emails. However email server protocols have changed since the early 2000s, and almost all email providers have security barriers that prevent the Dreamcast from being able to send and receive emails. Simply put the Dreamcast isn't designed to handle modern email protocols, rendering the entire email service useless.

What Shu has managed here is to patch the console via the DreamPi to allow the email service to function once again (According to the posts here, it's with GMail, don't know if other services will be available but it's unlikely to be a massive deal if not). This will allow you to read your emails from your Dreamcast (which is interesting in itself) which in turn allows Sega Swirl to operate once again.

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