I've set up a name server on the Pi. It was pretty easy; I mostly copied the files from my existing nameserver. Dig and nslookup weren't there; you have to do apt-get install dnsutils to get them. No problem.
I also want to install pine. I'm sure mutt is a good mail-reader, but I'm very used to pine. Here's how to install it:
I tried it ... but it didn't work.