Computer Induction course
Configuring Email Clients
The two email clients officially supported in the School of
are Pine and Thunderbird.
Pine is a text-based email client available on all Windows,
Unix and Linux machines within the School.
It requires no configuration by users and can be used immediately.
New Pine users should start with our copy of the University of
"Getting Started with Using Pine 4" and then follow the other
links under Getting Started
on our local Pine information page.
Thunderbird is an intuitive point-and-click style email
client. It needs to be configured
before use. Instructions for configuring Thunderbird can be found here.
New Thunderbird users can learn about using the software here.
Other Email Clients
No other email clients are officially supported within the
configuration guides are available for the following (click on the name
of the client to view the appropriate configuration guide) should you
choose to use
You can also access your email from any web browser using the
School's webmail system which is available here.
Webmail doesn't need to be configured before use. However, you
may want to
set it up to delete any mail that is marked as spam. Instructions for
this can be found here.
General Email Information
The School does not provide a POP service.
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