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.muttrc and gnome-keyring

I'm trying to use gnome-keyring-query to avoid hard-coding my Gmail password in my .muttrc. According to http://www.df7cb.de/blog/2010/Using_multiple_IMAP_accounts_with_Mutt.html the following lines ...
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Tmux + mutt not redrawing

I've recently switched to mutt, but have been using tmux for a year or so now. Mutt seems to have occasional issues redrawing, for example if I delete a bunch of email using d and then persist the ...
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Reverse the email numbering in mutt

How can I reverse the email numbering in mutt? I prefer to have the latest email in the bottom row, which can be achieved by the following settings set sort=threads set sort_aux=last-date-received ...
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Only one message is shown in view when changing folder in mutt

In mutt, when I changed my folder, there is always only one message in view. I have to move the cursor up to see some more messages. Is there any way to change this behavior?
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Mutt checking incoming mail in tmux

I've been using mutt and liking it. I work with tmux, and one issue that I've had is receiving notifications of incoming emails (via mutt's beep_new setting). I've got the mail_check and timeout ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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mutt - Index indicator transparent font color

When I start mutt, the indicator is on the first message. I have defined colors for the indicator, and I have colors defined for new messages as well. color indicator black cyan color index ...
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How to ask for return receipt and set importance in Mutt?

I would like to be able to ask for a return receipt and set importance levels in emails when I am sending emails from Mutt (using Mutt Smtp sender). I can not find a way online, maybe not doing the ...
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mutt solarized yellow text in urxvt

I tried to use solarized theme with my mutt config. I tried both 16 and 256 color themes in 16 and 256 color urxvt, but I always get the text (message titles and so on) yellowgreen instead of gray. I ...
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Why do certain replied emails missing threading when replied back in Mutt?

I use Mutt for emails. I have threads enabled and I can see that most of the emails are threaded in Mutt. So that is all good. But sometimes I reply to an email and the answer(from other person) to ...
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Fetchmail redownloading emails

I am using fetchmail to retrieve emails off server and then viewing with mutt. My settings look like, poll server.com protocol IMAP user "myuser@server.com" password "secret" keep mda ...
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Mutt, not respecting mailcap search order?

According to the docs (see "Search Order"), the mailcap below should behave like this: When I read a message, it'll be processed through lynx When I browse to the attachment screen, and select the ...
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Using current folder in a Mutt macro

I want to call an external shell command with the current folder name, but I'm not able to do so. After the current_shortcut patch of 2004 (1.5.10) it should be possible to refer to it with ^, but ...
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Is it possible in Mutt to have multiple record files defined?

I'm using Mutt as my email client, and am adding myself as a Bcc to every email I send so they show up in conversation view. However, when I send emails they show up as new in my INBOX, which is ...
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Mutt displays incoming and sent messages in inbox

I use mutt for mails, along with fetchmail + procmail. My problem is that when I download mails from a gmail account (POP3) mutt shows both the incoming messages and the outcoming (what I have sent so ...
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Folder creation with mutt

I started to use mutt client mail yesterday. I can send and receive e-mail fine but I have a doubt: How can I create folder on mutt client mail in my GMail account?
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Mutt - Missing emails

I switched from Thunderbird to Mutt after a long time of googling on Mutt. I do not use anything like offlineimap or msmtp (should I?) etc, even though I would like to give it a try but I haven't ...
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Is it possible to use self-signed SMIME certs with Mutt?

I'm trying to use a self-signed SMIME key that my company has issued me with Mutt. However, when I try to import it with smime_keys I get the following. Couldn't identify root certificate! No root ...
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How to handle Multiple OfflineImap with Gpg stored Passwords?

I am using Offlineimap with gpgp stored passwords. Pretty similar to this setup https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/44214/encrypt-offlineimap-password My issue is this. I have multiple email ...
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How to make Vim respect proper wrapping when opened from Mutt?

I am using the line below in my .muttrc Editing generally seems to work except that braking at 79 driving me nuts. I cannot get Vim to stop acting that way. I do not want any braking whatsoever but I ...
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How to parse pipe with multiple commands independently?

How can I parse output of a single command by multiple commands without truncating at each step? For example ls -al|grep -i something will pass every line that has "something" in it to the next ...
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How do I use OfflineImap / Isync with a server with self signed certs (reading emails in Mutt)?

I am trying to download my emails from mmy imap server (to use with Mutt), but hitting a wall here. I keep getting cert errors. I searched the web and found some solutions however those solutions ...
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Coloring of collapsed threads in mutt

I'm trying to figure out the syntax of colouring collapsed threads in the mutt index. The documentation for mutt patterns doesn't seem to include a description of how this works, and so far I've been ...
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break mutt operation in progress

If mutt gets stuck doing something (such as grabbing a message from remote source when the connection is dropped) and doesn't throw an error, is there a way to break that operation without restarting? ...
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Archiving IMAP emails locally with mutt

In Thunderbird, I have the following folder structure: IMAP INBOX Archives 2014 Local Archives 2012 2013 2014 When I am in the IMAP inbox, I can press a and it will move it into ...
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Read and unread in mutt

I use Thunderbird with IMAP and currently try out mutt. When I read messages in mutt, they are not marked as read in Thunderbird. In mutt, they are marked with N or O. I found out that I can toggle ...
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awesome wm: set a hotkey to open mutt

I'm using awesome 3.4 on debian jessie. I'd like to add the hotkey combo mod + m to open mutt. I had thought that awful.key({ modkey, }, "m", function () awful.util.spawn_with_shell("mutt") ...
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Problems with tmux, mutt, and terminal colors

If I start mutt in a tmux session like this: $ tmux new-session -s mutt mutt Mutt complains: Error in /home/lars/.mutt/colors, line 20: 230: color not supported by term Error in ...
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Mutt new email status message force show

I am using mutt with remote gmail account where have gmail labels/folders as mutt mailboxes. When I am in some folder and mutt synchronizes it says in status: `You have new email in =Debian/Devel ...
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Mutt not being configured to use gmail

After reading lot of pages I tried below lines in .muttrc set smtp_url="smtp://xxxxx@smtp.gmail.com:587/" set smtp_pass="XXXXXXXX" set from="xxxxxx@gmail.com" set realname="xxxxx" but when ...
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Could not connect to smtp Outlook.com server

I can't force mutt to send mail to the Outlook.com SMTP server, my config is as follows: set smtp_url = "smtp://$imap_user@smtp-mail.outlook.com:587/" set smtp_pass = "mysecretpassword" set ...
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how to use Gmail tabs with IMAP?

Is there any way to apply an IMAP label to only the messages under the "Primary" tab in my Gmail? I'd like to use a console-based email client like Mutt or Gnus or Wanderlust to reply to messages, ...
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Links to references in mutt or vim

Is there some automatic script that changes text with http:// links to references for mutt or a vim plugin ? Say I have Text text, hey there goes a http://example.com link, hey the second one ...
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mutt client: Not able to save sent messages in “Sent Items” folder

I have configured mutt as the mail client to send the mail using Linux command line. I have configured the mail client by saving the configuration in the .muttrc file. I am able to retrieve all the ...
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mutt with imap occasionally fails to send an email - where does it go (where is the “background” limbo), and what can I do to fix this?

I have started using mutt with IMAP. The SMTP server is a university server and I use zile as my texteditor when composing emails. set smtp_url=smtp://djcm1@smtp.hermes.cam.ac.uk:587/ Roughly one ...
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Sync locally only last 30 days of mail

I have offlineimap set up with my gmail account to sync my mail locally via imap. It works great. Is there a way to only sync the last 30 days worth of mail? I've looked into archivemail but it ...
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mutt not reading from .muttrc

I've installed mutt (via tigerbrew) on my old Macintosh G4. I have a ~/.muttrc (mostly using Steve Losh's instructions from here: http://stevelosh.com/blog/2012/10/the-homely-mutt/), but as far as I ...
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How to uninstall software which install through config, make, make install on Mac

I want to uninstall mutt which I installed in the following way. $ cd mutt-1.5.21 $ patch -p1 < ../patch-1.5.21.sidebar.txt $ ./configure $ make $ make install Thanks in advance.
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Not able to use solarized in Mutt

I am using Mavericks+iTerm+zsh+oh-my-zsh. I have no problem to use solarized in iTerm and vim. But I am having a hard time to use solarized in Mutt. According to the official site, it supposed to be ...
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Where does Mutt save attachment?

I use v to open attachment list and select an item and hit s to save it. Q1. Now where does Mutt save the attachment? Q2. How to define a directory where I want to save attachments? Thanks in ...
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How to jump to links and open it in Mutt

I just started using Mutt. How can I jump to a link and next link and so on in Mutt? And how to open in in w3m? Thanks in advance.
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getting fetchmail/procmail to mark/split email by account or domain used to fetch

I've set up fetchmail to grab emails from two different accounts using POP, but I'd like them to be marked in such a way that Gnus or mutt can tell that they're from separate accounts for the purposes ...
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mutt: variable for current folder?

In mutt, can i access the folder i'm currently in by a variable? I want to create a macro that tags all messages in the current folder, and copy them to a folder of the same name in another directory. ...
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what are working mutt pgp encryption commands?

I have been using mutt for a while and while I can (and do) sign all of my emails, I cannot encrypt any emails. I got my commands from some random place on the internet. Here is my current setup. I ...
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msmtp directory for sent mail

After sending message with msmtp -a account1 (integrated with mutt) sended message appears in ~/sent/new, how can I change this directory? .msmtprc: account account1 host smtp.gmail.com port 587 ...
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How do I bind shift-enter in my .muttrc?

I'd like to say bind index \S<enter> ... if I knew what \S should be and <enter> should be. Where should I have found them in the mutt documentation? Where's the list of control ...
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Getting error with `offlineimap` on first run:

I've been getting kinda tired of Gmail's UI and email clients are too bloated or just feel wrong. So I've been trying out Mutt and it looks like it'll be the thing I'll be using. I've been following ...
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Mailbox is always read-only in Mutt

I just installed Mutt and I'm currently unable to delete mail from my mailbox. Mutt will give a message saying it is unable to do this because the mailbox is ready-only. I can send and receive ...
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Preventing Mutt from assuming an address is on local machine

Is there a way of preventing mutt from assuming an address without an @ is an address on my local machine. This generally happens if I mistype a name from my address book. If I type mispeltname I ...
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In Mutt, how to extract key from a S/MIME signed message to reply encrypted?

I have a certificate signed message in my inbox. The public certificate of the sender should be available there. How do I extract and use it to send back an encrypted message? Note: I configured GPG ...