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Old 02-03-2011, 08:03 AM   #1
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email from terminal


Hi to all

I use backtrack 4 in my acer aspire one notebook and i want to connect to my mail account from terminal!! Could someone tell how can i do it??

Thank you
 
Old 02-03-2011, 08:06 AM   #2
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Greetingz!

Alpine sounds like something you'd be interested in. (Download - HomePage)

P.S: However, if you don't need POP3, IMAP or SMTP, you could always go for "mailx" (should already be installed).
 
Old 02-03-2011, 08:19 AM   #3
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You should try Mutt as an alternative to Alpine,

Mutt is pretty powerful and incredibly extendable.
 
Old 02-03-2011, 09:00 AM   #4
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I prefer Gnus (+emacs):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnus

Edit: If it needs to be easy (no scripting), Alpine might be a better pick (they all suck, including mutt).

Last edited by jens; 02-03-2011 at 09:22 AM.
 
Old 02-03-2011, 01:58 PM   #5
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I prefer Gnus (+emacs):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnus

Edit: If it needs to be easy (no scripting), Alpine might be a better pick (they all suck, including mutt).
I installed mutt but i didnt like it!! could someone tell me how to uninstall it???

Thank you
 
Old 02-03-2011, 02:14 PM   #6
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I installed mutt but i didnt like it!! could someone tell me how to uninstall it???

Thank you
How did you install it?
 
Old 02-03-2011, 02:18 PM   #7
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If you installed with apt (since you are using backtrack) you can do:
Code:
apt-get --purge remove mutt
 
Old 02-03-2011, 02:32 PM   #8
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How did you install it?
i downloaded it then i type the follow commands--->
configure
make
make install

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Old 02-03-2011, 02:52 PM   #9
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i downloaded it then i type the follow commands--->
configure
make
make install

Thank you
If you can go to the directory from where you issued those commands and (as root) type:
Code:
make uninstall
 
Old 02-03-2011, 07:44 PM   #10
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I prefer Gnus (+emacs):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnus

Edit: If it needs to be easy (no scripting), Alpine might be a better pick (they all suck, including mutt).
Could someone help me to configure my email address on emacs please ?? Its very complicated!!!

Thank you
 
Old 02-04-2011, 02:30 AM   #11
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how do you read email in emacs
 
  


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