any other accessible email client for linux?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sun Nov 14 21:27:40 UTC 2021

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On Sun, 14 Nov 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Looking at alpine, the first thing I noticed is that I can set an inbox path
> and an smtp server, but I can't seem to set an imap server, and I couldn't
> immediately find the encryption, port and authentication settings even for
> smtp. I really do like the menu interface, most of it with single-key mnemonic
> functions, but there's just too much here that I can't seem to figure out,
> like how to set up imap email, although I do know that it's possible. Problem
> is even reading the man page isn't helping me get through all the config
> options, and only my page-up, page-down, home and end keys are navigating
> through the configurations, making it difficult to set a single option, and I
> don't see any show cursor or similar command line option that will allow my
> screen reader to speak the configuration I would be setting. Unfortunately,
> even the most inaccessible desktop email applications make it easy enough to
> set up a mailbox using imap and smtp settings, complete with
> security/encryption and authentication. I think what I'm looking for is some
> kind of "setup new mailbox" menu selection, but I don't immediately see that.
> It seems it looks good for local mail, but I'm not finding any remote mailbox
> setup. I did see message threading options, which definitely helps with that
> issue, but remote mailbox configuration definitely needs to be easier to do
> right from the setup menu or the main screen that I see when I open alpine.
> ~Kyle
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