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New Package: Pine
- From: Eduardo Chappa <chappa at math dot washington dot edu>
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:24:09 -0700
- Subject: New Package: Pine
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
The 'Pine' package is now available via setup.exe
Pine is a console e-mail and newsrweader.
Among other features, Pine provides:
* Support for IMAP, POP3, (E)SMTP, NNTP and MIME.
* Color support under rxvt.
* An easy to use editor, called Pico, or the ability to use
your own editor.
* Online context sensitive help.
* More than 90 configuration options to tune up Pine to your
This is the first Cygwin release.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to
your system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick
up 'Pine' from the 'Mail' category. You may need to click
the "Full" button if it doesn't show up.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US, ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
In Japan, ftp://ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp/pub/gnu/gnu-win32/ is already
In DK, http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/cygwin/ is usually up-to-date.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
Please send questions or comments to the Cygwin mailing list at:
email@example.com . If you want to subscribe go to:
http://cygwin.com/lists.html I would appreciate if you would use
this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing
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