How to Send Emails Using CLI on Manjaro 21



You won’t believe if I tell you that you can send emails using your Manjaro 21 CLI. But it is true. In this guide, I am using Manjaro 21 and I shall demonstrate you how I can send emails using command line interface only. I will install an amazing command line based email client. And voila! Everything will look amazingly perfect. You can also run the mail client on your server. It is not limited to desktops only.

I would appreciate it if you install Alpine Mail using Manjaro repositories only. The most important thing is that You will observe the XFCE Desktop. However, Desktop Environment is your personal choice.

Alpine Mail Package Prerequisites for Manjaro

The Alpine Mail does not require any dependencies. It is a single installer package and does not have any special libraries.

Step 1. Installation of Alpine on Manjaro

We talked previously, the only way to make Alpine Mail install is the use of Manjaro Rolling repositories. Arch Linux PPAs have lots of issues and have the potential to break the Manjaro environment. We will make the Alpine Mail installation process quite simpler. Here update the operating system first.

$ sudo pacman -Syu

Now the distribution is up to date. It is ready to install the available application. Now I am going to use the given command to begin the installation of Alpine Mail.

$ sudo pacman -Rs alpine

Step 2. Confirm the Alpine Mail Installation on Manjaro

The package of our very own Alpine Mail is now successfully installed. Now we want access to the package. It is important to make sure that we can fully verify using both the command line and the GUI. We often use the following command to make any sort of version verification Alpine Mail on Manjaro Rolling.

$ alpine --version

Step 3. Running Alpine on Manjaro 21

Step 4. Uninstalling Alpine

We talked already that the gEdit has enormous power to extend. You can use the following command to install some useful plugins. You remember, I used Manjaro’s Rolling repositories, so I am using simple pacman command to get rid of it.

$ sudo pacman -Rs alpine

You are good to proceed now.


The guide guides us how the installation, launching, and removing procedures of Alpine Mail on a Manjaro Rolling system look like. I hope you enjoy using Alpine Mail on Manjaro as your default email client.

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