If you could use your email in a decidedly “computery” way, would you do it? Would you trade the way modern email looks and feels for something old-school?
Below is a video showing modern email in a web browser (something everyone is familiar with), and the Alpine email client; something very old-school but still works with any POP or IMAP account – even with SSL enabled.
Since I use my AOL Mail which fully supports IMAP (and yes, Gmail would also work), I can bounce around between browser, Thunderbird and Alpine depending on my mood. All the mail is synchronized since it’s all on-mail-server.
If after seeing the video below you really like the idea of back-to-basics mail with Alpine but need instructions on how to set it up, post a comment and ask!
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