Alpine mail client

A lightweight and easy access command-line mail client. The client is keyboard controled, you’ll find usefull keys listed at the bottom of your terminal window.

  • M access the main menu
  • S displays the setup menu
  • C stand for configure
  • L for Lists
sudo apt-get install alpine


List configuration: M S L

  • Nickname: Username
  • Server:

Server configuration: M S C

  • SMTP server:
  • Inbox Path: (Note: When prompted for an inbox folder, enter ‘INBOX’ (without the inverted commas))

Save password:

touch .pine-passfile



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