Pine for E-Mail
One of the simplest E-Mail programs to use during a Telnet session to your account is PINE (Program for Internet News and Email). PINE is a menu driven E-Mail program designed by the Office of Computing & Communications at the University of Washington. It was specifically designed for novice computer users and it is simple to use if you follow the on-screen instructions. There is a command line across the bottom of the screen which tells you what commands are available for use from a particular screen.
If you wish to read further information concerning PINE, you can go to the PINE homepage. You may wish to read the tutorial prepared by the University of Washington, if you have problems with the program.