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Old 09-10-2003, 01:39 PM   #1
pHoeNIgS
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console email


hello

im a nap to linux (use it since 2 months now), but i fell in love with the console =o)

what are the best console programs for email and irc
(for icq, i already use centericq)

thx
 
Old 09-10-2003, 01:47 PM   #2
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mutt is good for email but it is heavy on the config file side.
 
Old 09-10-2003, 02:07 PM   #3
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yes i know mutt, but i want some kind of simple to use program.....because im a nap who wants to learn linux, but not too fast
 
Old 09-10-2003, 02:36 PM   #4
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look at pine and elm then although I do not know much about them
 
Old 09-10-2003, 02:42 PM   #5
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i use pine all over the place, it's great.
 
  


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