E-mail: Using Pine on the MacUp to Table of Contents
The short answer to "How do I use Pine on the Mac?" is that you really can't. The new accepted terminal-based e-mail client is Alpine -- it's free and open, unlike Pine which is not and is being discontinued. They're about the same thing functionality-wise, it's just Alpine will continue to be updated.
That being said, if you're running MacOS X 10.4, you might try MacPine, a binary provided by the University of Washington:
If you're running MacOS X 10.5, you can download Alpine from the Apple Download site:
Configuring Pine/Alpine for DavisMail:
- In your DavisMail preferences, enable POP or IMAP access under 'settings'
- In Alpine, go to Config, and set your inbox-path to the following (pop/imap, POP3/IMAP4):
- In Alpine, configure your smtp-server as follows:
- Save settings and restart Alpine.