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 ====== Email on Unix and Linux ====== ====== Email on Unix and Linux ======
  
-The Unix system has many mail programs available, including pine and mutt; and, of course, you can use the usual graphical mail programs such as or Thunderbird or Mozilla Mail.+For most users we recommend using **Thunderbird**. More detailed instructions on how to configure this are included on our [[:​computing:​accounts:​email|general ​mail support pages]].
  
-For newcomers to the Unix system, we recommend using **Thunderbird**. More detailed instructions on how to configure this are included on our general mail support pages. +For users accessing Unix via a terminal application (such as ssh), Pine is a popular mail program, and can be run simply by typing ​''​pine''​. A good place to find information on Pine is the [[http://​www.washington.edu/​pine/​faq/​|Pine FAQ]]. Another good mail program is [[http://​www.mutt.org/​|mutt]] ([[http://​www.mutt.org/​doc/​manual/​|Mutt Manual]]).
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-For users accessing Unix via a terminal application (such as ssh or telnet), Pine is a popular mail program, and can be run simply by typing pine. A good place to find information on Pine is the [[http://​www.washington.edu/​pine/​faq/​|Pine FAQ]]. +
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-Another good mail program is [[http://​www.mutt.org/​|mutt]]([[http://​www.mutt.org/​doc/​manual/​|Mutt Manual]]).+
  
 Some mail programs use a separate program for composing (editing) messages, and you may wish to choose your preferred editor rather than use the unfriendly system default (vi). This is covered in the page on [[:​computing:​department:​unix:​text|text editors]]. Some mail programs use a separate program for composing (editing) messages, and you may wish to choose your preferred editor rather than use the unfriendly system default (vi). This is covered in the page on [[:​computing:​department:​unix:​text|text editors]].
  
-You might also want to see our introduction to email web page for more basic information.+You might also want to see our [[:​computing:​accounts:​email|introduction to email web page]] for more basic information.
  
 ===== Forwarding and Vacation ===== ===== Forwarding and Vacation =====
-These features are both set up through the [[:​computing:​accounts:​email:​fowarding|Physics webmail system]]. **The "​vacation"​ command and "​.forward"​ file are not used.**+These features are both set up through the [[:​computing:​accounts:​email:​forwarding|Physics webmail system]]. **The "​vacation"​ command and "​.forward"​ file are not used.** 
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 +===== Secure Email =====
  
-===== Secure EmailPGP =====+For secure email using Thunderbird see [[http://​www.mozilla.org/​support/​thunderbird/​faq.html#​use_encrypt|FAQ:​ Thunderbird Email Encryption]].
  
-We have both GnuPG and PGP v5.0 installed. GnuPG is probably a better choice for most purposes. There'​s a good introduction to using GnuPG with mutt at [[http://​codesorcery.net/​mutt/​mutt-gnupg-howto]].+For users accessing via the terminal we have both GnuPG and PGP v5.0 installed. GnuPG is probably a better choice for most purposes. There'​s a good introduction to using GnuPG with mutt at [[http://​codesorcery.net/​mutt/​mutt-gnupg-howto]].
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