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Build Alpine 2.23 on OpenBSD to Fix Hang When Sending Mail

Once again, I love the Alpine MUA. Simple and robust, it just works, and is much faster than a GUI mail client. During a recent OpenBSD install (6.7) I ran into a issue where Alpine 2.21 from Ports (alpine-2.21p4) hangs … Continue reading

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A Journey with the Alpine Mail User Agent (MUA) in OpenBSD or How To Safely Fix: [Folder vulnerable – directory /var/mail must have 1777 protection]

Let me start by saying how much I love the Alpine mail client. It’s fast and easy. I can hit the “d” key ten times and delete as many messages in the amount of time I can click on one … Continue reading

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