I don't have the latest and greatest computer hardware. It does great 99% of the time no matter how many programs I have running. That is, until I run a web browser and an email program at the same time.
So, I decided how nice it would be to set up pine to read and send email. I didn't have a clue about how to do it. I searched on google and different linux sites and found nothing. Even asked here on LQ with no responses.
Well, I was browsing through and drooling at my favorite store Barnes and Noble. I decided to take a look at Red Hat Linux 9 in 24 Hours. I saw an entry on fetchmail which I had never heard of before. WOW, it said all you had to do is put 2 simple lines in a .fetchmailrc file to recieve mail and make a few changes to options in pine's configuration options (email address and smtp server). I got home and tried it. Wallah, I'm now using command-line email.
Success at last