Command line pop3 client

Don Dupy fedora at
Sat Jun 12 14:55:41 UTC 2004

fetchmail is a mail retrieval program
pine is an actual mail client
mutt is another mail client you can use
I prefer pine myself.
Those are the 2 most popular that I know of.....

Don Dupy
Systems Administrator
Maxxrad PC Services
email: fedora at

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, George N. White III wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Troy Campano wrote:
> > Anyone know of a good command line pop3 client? I use to use pine a few
> > years ago (not sure if that did pop3 or not), but I thought there was
> > some licensing problem with it.
> The licensing "problem" doesn't prevent you from installing pine, it
> just doesn't allow you to resell pine.
> > So does anyone have any good suggestions for a pop3 client that supports
> > multiple pop3 accounts and that is command line?
> Can you use fetchmail?
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