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Learning Linux: Pine

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Learning E-mail using Pine.

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Learning Linux: Pine

  1. 1. Learning Linux: By Alexandro “JZA” Colorado [email_address] Pine
  2. 2. ToC <ul><li>What is Pine? </li></ul><ul><li>Configure Pine </li></ul><ul><li>Pine common quick keys </li></ul><ul><li>Reading email </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is pine? <ul><li>Is a command line email client </li></ul><ul><li>Pine is useful to read your email from an remote shell. </li></ul><ul><li>Pine is designed for quick navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Pine is compatible with IMAP, POP and many advanced parameters </li></ul>
  4. 4. Configure Pine <ul><li>Pine can be easily configure by selecting Settings. </li></ul><ul><li>Common configuration parameters are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name John Doe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>smtp-server mail.server.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inbox-path {mail.server.com:110/pop/user=username}INBOX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pine includes advanced behaviors and parameters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pine main sheet <ul><li>? - Help </li></ul><ul><li>C – Compose Message </li></ul><ul><li>I – Message Index </li></ul><ul><li>L – Folder List </li></ul><ul><li>A – Address Book </li></ul><ul><li>S – Setup </li></ul><ul><li>Q - Quit </li></ul>
  6. 6. Writing messages in Pine <ul><li>Use <enter> to change fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Ctrl-X sends Ctrl-C Cancel Ctrl-T To AddrBk Ctrl-J Attach </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reading emails in Pine <ul><li>Arrow keys to switch between messages </li></ul><ul><li><Enter> / V to view a message </li></ul><ul><li>N to go to the next Message </li></ul><ul><li>P to go to the previous Message </li></ul><ul><li>I to go back to the Index </li></ul>
  8. 8. Composing emails <ul><li>R will reply to emails </li></ul><ul><li>F will forward emails </li></ul><ul><li>Messages are tagged with the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>N is for new messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A is for messages you have answered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D is for messages mark as deleted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ctrl-X will purge all deleted marked msg </li></ul>
  9. 9. Contacts in Pine <ul><li>@ adds new contact </li></ul><ul><li>T adds the address to the addrs book </li></ul><ul><li>U updates an address </li></ul><ul><li>Nickname works as alias for composing Example: jza -> [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Q Quits Pine </li></ul>
  10. 10. More information <ul><li>Pine is very extensible, please find help here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.washington.edu/pine/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.washington.edu/pine/pine-info/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.csufresno.edu/ITS/email/PineManual.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://webfoot.com/advice/email.biblio.php </li></ul>

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