[freebsd-questions] mutt was a failure, alternatives?
juicewvu at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 18:14:06 UTC 2014
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> On Apr 2, 2014, at 11:57 AM, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 06:50:08PM +0400, Igor V. Ruzanov wrote:
>> On Wed, 2 Apr 2014, Lena at lena.kiev.ua wrote:
>> |> my attempt at compiling mutt with sasl support was
>> |> a major failure.
>> |> may i know the usual approach used for email under
>> |> freebsd 10?
>> |I use Mutt since when version 1.4 was the default. It doesn't support SMTP
>> |(hasn't smtp_url config option), outgoing mail is sent via pipe to sendmail
>> |(or a sendmail-compatible MTA: Exim, Postfix, perhaps "ssmtp" too).
>> |I use port mail/sendmail-sasl (sendmail+tls+sasl2-8.14.8).
>> |Mutt 1.5 also does that if you don't specify smtp_url.
>> |Mutt doesn't need SASL for pulling incoming mail via POP3 (port 110) and
>> |POP3S (encrypted, port 995).
>> You could try PINE - fully functional console Program for Internet News
>> and Email. Supported protocols SMTP/IMAP4 (but not POP3). With or without
>> SSL/TLS. I use PINE since 1997, happy and satisfied.
> yes, just tried it out, like it a bit, but found it sluggish compared
> to "mutt".
> btw, the outgoing was a failure with alpine too. :(
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