Configure Pine for LinuxNote: Advanced users familiar with UNIX-based operating systems may like the Pine text-based email client. If you are mainly a Windows or Macintosh user, however, you may prefer other email clients.
|Import MH settings||NO|
|Mail server host||imap.srv.cs.cmu.edu [default]|
|User on mail server||<your SCS user ID> [default]|
|Mailbox on mail server||INBOX [default]|
|Set up MH folders||NO|
|Set up Andrew bboards||NO|
Initial setupWhen you first run Pine, it will ask you a series of questions and store your answers in ~/.pinerc, a file in your home directory. To reconfigure Pine with different settings, simply rename or remove .pinerc and run Pine again, entering new settings when prompted.
The table at right summarizes typical values that direct Pine to access your incoming messages via the SCS Corvid mail system.
Displaying subfoldersPine displays only your inbox by default. To see all subfolders, edit the .pinerc file in your home directory as follows:
- Using your favorite text editor, open ~/.pinerc and find the "folder-collections" line,
by default: folder-collections=
- Edit that line to:
where <userID> is your SCS user ID