pine and sendmail problems

Toby Fisher toby at
Wed Feb 16 00:01:28 EST 2005

Ok, so as I understand it, you need to log in to send email, not just 

In this case, I'm not sure I can be of much help, except to suggest that, in 
the short term until you've done some reading around the Pine docs, it might 
be faster to quickly set up a mail server on the local machine, since it 
should be possible to set that up to do your smtp log-in.  If you do this, 
you need to set the Pine smtp server option either to localhost or the empty 



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "randy turner" <rturner2 at>
To: "Toby Fisher" <toby at>
Cc: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: pine and sendmail problems

> i checked that and it is ok,
> my domain is
> my smtp is
> my question is if my mail server
> is asking for a login where is pine and sendmail
> getting a login for my mail server?
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Toby Fisher wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "randy turner" <rturner2 at>
>> To: <speakup at>
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 7:16 PM
>> Subject: pine and sendmail problems
>>> hi all,
>>> my isp changed there mail system,
>>> now i have to add my domain to my user name
>>> from what i am reading pine uses the user name from the system,
>>> well for  example i log in as rturner2
>>> now that worked fine when my isp did not require me to
>>> add on my domain name,
>>> i just created a new user and that worked fine,
>>> my isp wants my login for email to look like this
>>> rturner at
>>> because pine uses the $user and i can't create a new user
>>> with the domain added on to my user name,
>>> i don't know how to fix this problem.
>>> any ideas on how i need to configure pine or sendmail to accept this?
>> I'd suggest the best way is to use the domain setting in Pine.  From the 
>> main menu, hit s, then c, and the domain is the 2nd option, just below 
>> the "personal name" option.
>> hth
>> Toby
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