"What do you look for in an email program? You may find it in
Mutt, an easy-to-use text-based messaging client. Here's all you
need to know to get started with Mutt.
"To read mail from a POP account using Mutt, you need to have a
mail transfer agent such as Sendmail and a mail delivery agent such
as Procmail installed, as well as a program that can connect to a
POP server and download your emails, such as fetchmail. Most
standard *nix systems, have all these programs installed..."