[Techtalk] Using Evolution and Pine

Mary Gardiner mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Sun Oct 29 20:14:39 UTC 2006

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006, David Sumbler wrote:
> Does anyone know if any of the text-based e-mail clients, such as the
> ones I have mentioned, are suitable to use in conjunction with
> Evolution (but not at the same time, of course)?  Obviously their mail
> file format needs to be the same as Evolution's, and I don't want one
> program to screw things up for the other.

I believe mutt and Evolution can both read the Maildir format. Honestly
though, the most common way to get two different mail clients to share a
mail account is to get them both to talk to it via IMAP which handles
locking and such on the server.


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