Re: Setting up Email on A Linux Box Using Alpine
On Tuesday 16 August 2011 16:40:26 RiverWind wrote:
> I would sincerely appreciate all the input I can get regarding
> setting up email on my debian system using alpine. At present,
> alpine is behaving very strangely, and it would require quite a
> lengthy email to this list in order to demonstrate the problems.
None-the-less, it is difficult to help you without more information. Though
we do have some brilliant mind-readers on this list!
> am wondering if it wouldn't be a good idea to get rid of the
> version of Alpine that is resident on my system and just reacquire
> it and start over.
> The fellow who built the system for me did his best to get email
> working, but he was ultimately unable, and hence gave it up as a
> bad job. I know nothing about setting up email on my system, as I
> am a novice linux user who has of late had very little time to work
> on things.
Setting up email on Linux I do quite often. Setting up Alpine I have never
> It has been a very busy summer, and I have only been on
> line once every week or two. I now have more down time to devote to
> learning linux and tieing up loose ends and setting up the system
> that I want to wind up with.
Welcome to Debian. The best distro out there!
> I wish to thank any and all altruistic parties who are disposed to
> help me out.
I am _disposed_ to help you out, though in my case you do not have to ascribe
it to altruism. I owe this list big-time. But having no experience at all
of Alpine, I am not in a position to help. I am sure however, that there are
many on the list who do use/have used Alpine and will help. I am interested
that you equate setting up Alpine with getting email working. They seem to
me to be different things.
Better luck with th enext person to reply,