Paul on Wed, 24 Oct 2001 19:30:14 +0200

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Re: [PLUG] Mail setup questions

Maybe this will help. I just configured Pine to send mail. (It can't recieve 

I just went into Setup/Config and changed two lines.
user-domain =
smtp-server =

Now, how do I tell it to grab mail from

On Wednesday 24 October 2001 09:57 am, you wrote:
> Hi all!
> I need some help configuring my email on my linux box (RH7.1 with the
> completely default workstation install - gnome desktop).  I have a pop3
> email account for my incoming mail, and use the SMTP mail server from my
> @home cable internet service for my outgoing mail.
> I would like to set up a simple, text based email client (like Mutt, Pine,
> Emacs, etc) to send and retrieve my email.  I am not at all familiar with
> any type of Mail transfer agent, sendmail, fetchmail, etc.
> Can anyone provide very verbose, step by step instructions for setting this
> up?  As I said, I have not configured anything at all yet, and I have the
> default install of RH7.1.  I really need step by step instructions, as I am
> pretty much a complete newbie to this still.
> Any help is greatly appreciated!
> John
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