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LinuxNewbie.org: Pico & Pine Install for Debian users

Jan 08, 2000, 06:34 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Sensei for this link. ]

"Pine (and its popular text editor, Pico), are not Free Software, and carry a restrictive software license that forbids distribution of modified binaries."

"Thus, it's illegal for Debian to include a "Debianized" Pine in binary form. Debian DOES include the source neccessary to do this, and it's not a big procedure.

Here's what to do: (All this should be done as root)..."

Complete story.