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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Finally! mail with linux
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 22 May 2000 09:13:28 -0500
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Well, there are many other options besides Netscape.  Let us know what 
you'd like in a mail reader and I'm sure we can recommend something.
For instance: do you need GUI?  Is text-mode OK?  How about
POP/IMAP/whatever?  Any other specific requirements?  On a 16MB
machine, a text-mode client will probably work a lot better.  Note
that even though they are not GUI, they can still be easy to use and

-- John

bruce bales <bbales@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> After weeks of frustration I am able to send and receive mail with
> Linux..
> This must be version 1 of Netscape.  The bottom of the page is off the
> screen and there seems to be no way to get it on the screen.  The arrow
> keys  don't work, so I have to use the mouse to back up one word, then
> use the mouse again to move forward..  Delete key doesn't work so I have
> to move past the error and backspace over it.
> Incredibly slow with 75 pentium and 16MB of memory.  Lots of disk
> thrashing.
> Probably wouldn't be in Xwindows at all, but netcfg doesn't work in
> terminal mode.
> I guess X isn't made for 640x480.
> I guess this is progress ---  bruce
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