[xubuntu-users] XP to XUbuntu - The journey, join me

James Freer jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 18:51:16 UTC 2014


On Thu, 12 Jun 2014, Chris Green wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 07:57:35AM -0400, George F. Nemeyer wrote:
>> On Thu, 12 Jun 2014, James Freer wrote:
>>
>>> I use Alpine now and read the gmail server directly which I found is
>>> excellent bearing in mind the xubuntu six month upgrades.
>>
>> Pine/Alpine's main advantage is that it's purely text based, and dosen't
>> load *anything* from external sites, and dosen't execute attachments.
>>
> There's also mutt of course, text-mode and very actively maintained
> still.
> -- 
> Chris Green

I did mention Mutt Chris... strangely enough there have been similar threads 
running on the ubuntu list and ubuntulinux-yahoogroups. Mutt to me is a more IT 
geek specialist app as it's more configurable but harder to set up (took me 
about a week).

james




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