[Alpine-info] running alpine on server and local pc
muhammad.rahiz at ouce.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 13 14:12:50 PDT 2010
it could be because of the connection - i'm using wireless at home but i
will try to connect to a lan port when i go to my department.
i just tried ssh into the server again - still i cant connect to alpine.
Also, there was no "thing" at the start screen. Sorting "INBOX" remains at
On Wed, 13 Oct 2010, Mirko Hessel-von Molo wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Oct 2010, Muhammad Rahiz wrote:
>> there are no error messages. yes, i did ssh into the server and run alpine.
>> I entered the password and the line on the screen states "Sorting inbox ...".
>> It has been sorting for 10minutes - so i had to kill it
> Did that moving symbol keep moving while sorting? Then I'd say it is a
> problem with/on the IMAP server you're using: Sorting happens there, and
> alpine just waits until the server says it's done. This should not have
> anything to do with the way you access alpine (i. e. whether it is a local
> or a remote terminal you're sitting on).
> If the moving things stopped moving: Might it be that the ssh connection
> was interrupted? What physical connection did you use? WLAN / GSM
> connection occasionally black out...
> Is your problem reproducible?
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