Re: Pine for Debian
You can get debianized pine sources at
On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Kent West wrote:
> Ian Pushee wrote:
> > This isn't specificly a ppc-debian issue, but hopefuly someone will
> > have some insite... I am trying to install the PINE mail/news reader
> > on my new Dibian system. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a
> > package for it (thought pine-docs is available). Is there some reason
> > that this widely (at least to my eyes) used email client is left out
> > of the distribution?
> Yes; it doesn't adhere to Debian's policy of Free Software. Most
> Debian-ites find Mutt to be a better replacement.
> > What is the cleanest way for me to install it w/out a debian package
> > available (convert an RPM maybe)?
> Since I avoid non-Free software when I can, I'm not the one to answer
> this. Sorry.
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