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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://[email protected]:587/" set smtp_pass="XXXXXXXX" set from="[email protected]" 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://$[email protected]: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://[email protected]: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 ...
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Same folder history for “save folder” as “change folder”?

I use mutt as my e-mail client and have only one major annoyance. If I want to save an e-mail to a folder that I've used before as a "save folder", then I can use the up-arrow to navigate to the ...
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How to configure the spoolfile and other variable in the mutt configuration to use several folder locally?

I'm trying to configure my mutt email-client, but I have a problem with the spoolfile concept (as I am not a native English-speaker I don't even understand exactly the word). So first, what is it ...
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Setting mutt mimetype to handle multiple options

I've configured .mailcap for mutt to handle mimetypes of attachments individually, with different 'viewers' over the years which works well, however mailcap can handle only one application per type. ...
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Curses::UI as an URL Viewer for Mutt

I have been using URLVIEW to parse HTML URLS from emails in Mutt for a while but it is too difficult for many emails that have obscurified URLs (usually with some type of IP tracking). Ideally I ...
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gmail macro to select only “to” messages in priority inbox (mutt)

I have this line in ~/.muttrc: macro index tp "<change-folder>[Gmail]/Important<enter>" "Go to priority inbox" which successfully restricts what mutt grabs to only Gmail's priority ...
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Send mail with an zip attached from Mutt without prompt options?

I'm stucked when I'm trying send an email, using Mutt, but evry times that I run the script it prompt an menu with an verification. There is any way to bypass that verification or to inupt the option ...
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How to disable automatic 'mark as read' in Mutt?

Mutt automatically remove 'N' flag from e-mail after it was opened. I don't want to mark this flag again after I saw content of mail. It would be better to override Mutt 'mark as read' behavior only ...
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Importing certificates with gpgsm: pinentry is not displayed

I recently installed GnuPG 2.0.19 to use GPGME with mutt (1.5.21). gpg-agent.conf has log-file /Users/jan/gpg-agent.log debug-level guru debug 1024 verbose lc-ctype UTF-8 keep-tty keep-display and ...
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Cannot run script automatically when connected to a network

I'm running an HP Mini notebook with Lubuntu 13.04. I made a script that makes a text file with a list of nearest wifi signals, sends it to my Gmail account (with mutt) and then deletes the text file ...
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How do I filter or search email messages in Mutt by a flag?

For example , if I want to list only unseen/unread emails? I know you can use some sort of expressions when doing a search with / but not sure what is supported. Am I able to specify a flag based ...
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“You have a new mail” when there are no new emails [duplicate]

My bash says me "You have a new mail" every time I connect to my server. I am not sure why, but my mutt is set to read my /var/mail/user and I'm sure I don't have any unread messages inside. What is ...
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Use mutt to check local e-mail?

I have been using mutt for my e-mail for quite some time now. I tried to install a bug-tracking system but it sends an e-mail confirmation for the login to the local user (i.e. root@localhost). How ...
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How can I set up Mutt to correctly handle Gmail folders?

Whenever I use mutt, it saves my sent messages in a Gmail folder it created called "[Imap]/Sent". Similarly, instead of going to the Trash, archived messages end up in a new folder called ...
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Making Mutt GPG encrypt emails saved as drafts

How can I, when postponing an email in Mutt, ensure that the email is GPG encrypted before it is saved to the drafts folder? Ideally, this would be based on the PGP setting for the email being ...
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Secret key is not found : gpg

I am using mutt to send email. When I come to send some, I get a message telling 'Enter your keyID', I select one of my gpg owner user's key (for which I generated a pair of key using gpg --gen-key). ...
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How can I process outgoing mail with mutt?

Is it possible to alter outgoing emails with mutt? I need it at the MIME level, just before a message is passed on to a SMTP server. For example: My language uses diacritics, but there are still some ...
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Setting “limit” in folder-hook

I'm trying to use "limit" by default when entering given mail folder. So far the only solution I found was using push, like: folder-hook rss 'push "l!~R<enter>"' But that just seems wrong - ...
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Mutt - run commands in background

Can Mutt commands such as "save" be done in the background to allow continued use of Mutt? (In the same way that set sendmail_wait=-1 causes $sendmail to be done in the background.)
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A mutt macro to “mark as read” and archive simultaneously

I've got mutt connected to Gmail imap so far, I've got this: macro index,pager y "<enter-command>unset trash\n <delete-message>" "Archive message" But I can't figure out how it makes ...
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Mutt-Dont ask me to recall Postponed message when Composing

When i compose a message with mutt, mutt first asks me if i would like to recall a postponed messsage. I do not want mutt to ask me this. Can i tell mutt to skip this step and get straight to the ...
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Sending files from Vim with Mutt

Suppose i'm in vim editing the file ~/hello.txt I would like to send this files as an attachment with mutt from vim using some terminal command. What does such a command look like?
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Can mutt run external scripts based upon inbox rules?

I would like my mutt e-mail client to run a shell script when I receive an e-mail from a specific sender with a specific subject. For example, when a message from [email protected] appears in my inbox, ...