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Re: Pine and pop3
fetchmail is your friend :)
On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Ricky Bryce wrote:
> Is anyone currently using PINE to send and receive email messages on the
> internet? I have Suse 7.2 running pine 4.33. Although I can send out new
> email, I am unable to receive email messages (lack of knowledge on my part).
> >From the main menu, I go into setup, then press C for configuration. Here I
> can enter the first 4 lines. I am leaving the rest at default. These first
> four lines contain my personal name, user and domain (email@example.com)
> and then the smtp server and nntp server. I do not see where I can enter the
> pop3 server (mail.mcleodusa.net), or my account password.
> I went to the developers site where I learned that version 4.0 and greater do
> support pop3 servers, but cannot find any docutmentation on how to get the
> pop3 server to work. Kmail works just fine, but I always like to use the
> text based tools. I feel that if I can figure out where to put in the pop3
> server and password, I will be in good shape.
> I did notice that from the main menu, if I go into setup, there is the option
> to change the password, but pine is looking for a /bin/passwd file (looks
> like there should be a script there) but that is missing. That might not
> have anything to do with the pop3 mail though. Maybe I am overlooking
> something. The HowTo's that I have looked at seem to skip over the pine
> If anyone has any suggestions they would greatly be appreciated.
> Ricky Bryce
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