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How can I get pine to work from bash shell?

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  1. BianchiDude

    BianchiDude Well-Known Member
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    How can I get pine to work from bash shell?
     
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    You'll likely have to install it first.
     
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    i have installed it, what is the exact command to read an inbox?
     
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    man pine would be the obvious place to start, otherwise use Google.
     
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    Tried it, how does it know to accept the username for an additonal email I created.


    .....a little help please
     
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    From the pine man page:
    http://www.washington.edu/pine/man/
    Which would suggest that you would use:

    pine -F /path/to/inbox

    That's the best you'd be able to do as you cannot login to the virtual accounts themselves from shell (except through POP3).
     
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    -F is just a viewer and not an email reader, -F is basically the same as using cat or more.

    THis is a cpanel question as I am not user how pine accepts the fully qualified username that cpanel uses for the additional email accounts.
     
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    As I said before, you cannot access virtual POP3 account as used by cPanel as pine relies on real unix accounts.
     
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