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Old 09-03-2002, 08:59 AM   #1
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Lightbulb mail client


Hi all!

Can someone suggest me a good program for sending mail under console (
pine is not working, I don't want to use sendmail )

thnx
 
Old 09-03-2002, 09:44 AM   #2
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mail

mail is one I use to check my messages after a new install.

I think mutt is another.

Cool
 
Old 09-03-2002, 10:55 AM   #3
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Well for checking mail I use 'fetchmail', but I need a program to send mail! Or you mean mutt is for sending meassages?
 
Old 09-03-2002, 12:18 PM   #4
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I think they are both actual command line mail programs, for both sending and recieving. They are the clients, not fetchmail/sendmail, but the client to read the mail, and such.
 
Old 09-03-2002, 08:46 PM   #5
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I am in the middle of doing the same thing (setting up my mail). I did get pine to work though... i think it only needs the one binary after it compiles(i couldn't get mutt to work w/ my mboxes for some reason). try using getmail to recieve- it works fine for me (the configuration was pretty basic). I am trying to get qmail to send stuff for me (it has it's own version of sendmail), so if you go that route, and you get it to send mail correctly, let me know... i'll be watching this thread.

good luck
 
Old 09-12-2002, 05:42 PM   #6
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I assume that you are looking for a Mail User Agent (ie pine) and not a Mail Transport Agent (ie sendmail). If you are looking for something pretty simplistic, elm should do the trick. You can find plenty of MUAs over at www.freshmeat.net If you are looking for an MTA to replace sendmail, Qmail and PostFix are popular alternatives.
 
Old 09-14-2002, 02:46 AM   #7
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Finally I have solved this problem - Sylpheed.
Isuggest everyone to download this program. It is very fast
configurable, simply to use and I just like it :
 
Old 09-14-2002, 04:21 PM   #8
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right, so you don't actually care about having a client in a console... which is exactly what you asked for. try to know what you want out of a question before asking, eh? i also get the idea that you don't know what sendmail and pine really are...
 
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Hmmm... I thought that he was looking for console apps...
 
Old 09-15-2002, 04:44 AM   #10
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so did the rest of us
 
Old 09-15-2002, 04:57 AM   #11
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Re: mail client

Quote:
Originally posted by nautilus_1987
Hi all!

Can someone suggest me a good program for sending mail under console (
pine is not working, I don't want to use sendmail )

thnx
There's a good reason we were all led to believe this... (notice the italics)

I guess he must have changed his mind in the end.
 
  


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