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Re: alternate web browser etc...

On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 05:02:35PM +0100, Bernard wrote:

> Why not 'Opera', even if it is not free (I doubt if it is very  
> expensive) ? I may miss the knowledge of something better that Opera...
> As for newsgroups, I also wish to experiment something new. Up to now, I  
> have rarely used "Firefox" for usenet news, as I preferred "pan".  I've  
> heard of "pine"  for newsgroups, but I heard that it was kind of hard to  
> configure ; this may be wrong. 

That's correct, it's wrong. Alpine is the replacement for pine and it
uses the same config file as pine. Not hard at all to configure. You can
use it for mail and news although I prefer slrn for news.

Bob Holtzman
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"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 check the price of the beer"

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