Using Alpine on MacOSX and with Gmail

Ahh… good ol’ Pine. One of coolest little mail programs.

Step 1: Get MacPorts

Step 2: In terminal:
sudo port install alpine
Step 3: Launch alpine.
Step 4: Go to configuration options. Set up the options, as follows:
User Domain:
SMTP Server:
Inbox Path:
  Name of Inbox server:
  Folder on “…” to use for INBOX [inbox]: just press enter here.
Final settings:

That’s it!


Note the potentially insecure novalidate-cert because Google’s certificate is considered invalid, and I didn’t feel like going and finding how to add this cert properly.

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