Configuring PINE to use IMAP


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I check most of my e-mail with PINE and have it configured to check my accounts using IMAP. There are several benefits for me including being able to connect from multiple locations or computers at the same time, I do not have to worry about windows viruses or other attacks that may slip into my inbox, and I prefer reading and replying to all of my e-mail in plain text. If I must use HTML I use my Gmail account to complete the task. Here is the configuration I use in my .pinerc file to connect to a local IMAP server and pass in my username so that I only need to enter my password when I connect: