How to Use Email with Pine (IMAP)

Pine is from the same people who has developed IMAP. It's a simple but powerful text only mailclient which is used on many university in the world.

Our Pine installations on the mailserver imap.phys.ethz.ch itself and on all Linux workstations is already configured to use IMAP. You may start it without any troubles.

Configuring Pine for IMAP

To use imap on another pine, go through the following steps:

Menu, Setup, Config inbox-path={imap.phys.ethz.ch}INBOX

Setup, Collection Lists, Change Path: {imap.phys.ethz.ch}[] ^X

Configuring Pine for IMAP over SSL

Pine since version 4.30 knows about SSL and most installations should support it. With such a pine, you may use:

inbox-path={imap.phys.ethz.ch/ssl}INBOX
Path: {imap.phys.ethz.ch/ssl}[]