Mutt is a text-based e-mail client for Unix-like systems

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Mutt and msmtp interoperability

I am working on configuring /mutt/ to send mail via /msmtp/. Strangely, if I user /msmtp/ from shell, all okay, that means, that .msmtprc is correct. However, mail sent with mutt do not come. I have ...
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Selecting which parts of an email mutt saves

Using the ignore function it is possible to cherry pick which header information is displayed in the pager. This works perfectly. Saving mail, using the standard s bound functionality or a tagged ;s ...
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Why mutt terminates with segmentation error?

I pressed $, in order to sync mailbox, but mutt just quit... In fact mutt dose not quit every time I press $, it only quits sometimes. So how do I figure out the reason why mutt quits? Is this a bug ...
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What do these numbers in mutt stands for?

I am in the o t mode now, which mails mails are sorted according to thread. Why don't the numbers start from 2, then 3?
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Mutt error '/home/user/mail/ is not a mailbox', but configured for use with gmail imap/smtp

I have successfully configured mutt to work with gmail imap. But when i try to send mail via gmail smtp, i get this error: /home/user/Mail/ is not a mailbox I cannot understand why /home/user/Mail ...
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Where to add sendmail path in modular muttconf

I use folder hooks in mutt to be able to use it for multiple imap accounts. I can access the different imap mailboxes without problem via key-bindings and can also switch between them. I followed ...
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mutt can't get password from an encrypted .gpg file

I am trying to get the imap/smtp password for my email accounts in mutt by parsing an earlier decrypted .gpg file via awk, and assigning the result to a variable used in .muttrc # Process the ...
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Mutt configuration for davmail connected to ms exchange

I have davmail setup to fetch/send email from ms exchange server. The setup works with Thunderbird properly. I want to configure mutt to work with it instead as thunderbird is very resource savvy. ...
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Return to mailbox on delete in mutt

If you delete a message from the pager in mutt, it loads the next message into the pager. How can I change the behavior so that it kicks me back to the mailbox when I delete a message from the pager? ...
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smtp mutt delay sending email

We use smtp for authentication at the new office I work at. So my muttrc contains smtp_url and smtp_pass configuration. When I send email, I have to wait for the authentication to complete before I ...
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Mutt with GPG Password Protection

I got Mutt working with the default IMAP password management configuration with this line in my config: set imap_pass = XXXX Which is obviously not secure. I looked at this ...
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IMAP partial fetch in mutt

The IMAP protocol supports a feature called 'partial fetch', which allows a client to download only a part of a MIME message. This is very useful on slow connections I am using the mutt MUA. I would ...
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change mutt indicator color when hovering a new message

I want to change the color of the text when hovering a new message in mutts index. Right now I have color indicator color111 color236 #indicator line and color index color082 color237 ~N # ...
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fetchmail says I have no mail

here's the output of running fetchmail -v my .fetchmailrc looks like this poll pop.gmail.com with proto POP3 user 'username' there with password ...
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How can I move all Mutt mail into home folder?

I want to move all my mail into my ~/.mail folder. I want my inbox ( $spoolfile ) , sent and postponed. That's all my mail folders, I let gmail take care of the rest. So would this go in my .muttrc ? ...
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How to get nano to work properly under mutt?

I have set nano as the default editor in mutt; mutt launches nano normally enough, but when I try to send the message (ie. save and quit, separately) mutt says the message has been aborted. Any idea ...
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What's the benefit of using mutt instead of GUI email client? [closed]

I've stumbled on a terminal email program mutt days before. And I thought sending / receiving emails from command-line is really cool. But besides 'cool', what's the benefit of using it instead of ...
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Mutt - View All Mail from All Subscribed Folders

I'm running into an issue that I feel should be relatively easy to resolve, however I find myself unable to do so. :) I currently have mutt set up with my email server and all is well regarding ...
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How can have Mutt scroll inbox line by line rather than page by page?

Is there a setting for .muttrc that I cannot find that will enable this? I'm sure this ssort of thing goes against mutt purists but I bet it can be done. Bonus question: How can I enlarge the ...
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Setup mutt to read through a threaded message and then return to the email index

I have begun using mutt (terminal email client) recently and I have it setup very nicely and easy to use. My only gripe is that sometimes it is difficult to tell when I transition from one thread to ...
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Setting up mutt for gmail

I am trying to set up mutt for gmail. I am following instructions at http://crunchbanglinux.org/wiki/howto/howto_setup_mutt_with_gmail_imap, however, after putting set from = ...
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Have mutt check a directory for new mail brought by fetchmail

Is there a way to have mutt check a directory for new emails brought in my fetchmail rather than then my gmail imap? Having mutt check on demand is slow, basically I just reload the imap folder which ...
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Mutt will not let me save an SSL certificate

I have just set up Mutt to connect to my firm's IMAP and SMTP server. Everything works; but when I launch mutt, I get a warning about the certificate, and am given the option to: (r)eject, accept ...
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How to pass bash variables (passwords) to IRSSI config file?

I'm using IRSSI and I wonder how can I pass my IRC channel's passwords to the IRSSI config file (~/.irssi/config) without writing them directly in the file. In Mutt I've an awk command that queries a ...
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mutt colorizing piped messages

Viewing messages in mutt are colorized, but piping them through the less pager removes colorization. How do I preserve message colorization? I've tried: | less -R but colorization is stripped ...
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Mutt `folder-hook macro` Has Too Many Arguments

Mutt complains that the following folder-hook macro has too many arguments. folder-hook +INBOX macro index,pager y "<save-message>=[Gmail]/All Mail<enter><enter>" "Archive ...
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Problem Verifying S/MIME Messages with Mutt

I'm having problems verifying some S/MIME messages in Mutt. First some background $ mutt -v Mutt 1.5.21 (2010-09-15) Copyright (C) 1996-2009 Michael R. Elkins and others. Mutt comes with ABSOLUTELY ...
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Configuring mutt for S/MIME on OS X

I exported my CA chain (Deutsche Telekom > DFN > Uni Koeln) using smime_keys add_root CertName.cer after exporting the relevant certificates from my keychain. But when I import my personal ...
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How do I open a link from an email in mutt (without using the mouse)?

One of the things I like about using Mutt is that I don't have to use the mouse pretty much at all. I get a lot of emails that contain links, though, whether they're validation ("click on this link to ...
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How can I set mutt as the default mail client when I click on a 'mailto' in a webpage?

I wanted to start mutt in terminal when I click on some mailto: tag in a webpage. Is that possible? Currently Firefox starts, which I really don't favor; it's slow loading and unnecessary.
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Mutt deletes Gmail's Sent mail?

Today, I set up a couple of Gmail accounts in mutt. I'm using offlineimap to do the syncing. I used this post as a guide. After the initial sync which took several hours, I logged into the web ...
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How can I configure Mutt to work properly in Cygwin?

Every time I try to run Mutt in cygwin I get the following errors: Error in /home/JJR/.muttrc, line 4: smtp_url: unknown variable Error in /home/JJR/.muttrc, line 5: smtp_pass: unknown variable ...
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Edit forwarded MIME messages with mutt

Both forwarding complete MIME messages (mime_forward=yes), and editing a message's text when forwarding it (mime_forward=yes) is quite simple with mutt, but including the attachments and editing the ...
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Apply multiple commands to messages in mutt

I created a macro in mutt to send the selected message to my archive folder: macro index,pager ,m s=Archive In many cases, new messages are archived right away, so I tried to extend the macro: ...
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Creating a multipart email and sending it in Linux

We use mutt to send out emails. mutt -s "Test" -e "Content-Type: text/html" test@example.com < message.html We send out our email updates in HTML format. We would like to send emails as ...
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Mutt seems to sync to Gmail IMAP only on quit

I am using Mutt 1.5.20 in Mac OS X Terminal. I have a Google mail account whose mail I fetch via IMAP. I also use a Gmail notifier app to notify me of new e-mail messages. My experience with Mutt ...
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Mutt, Gmail, multiple accounts

I have currently setup Gmail as my unified Inbox. Mail from several accounts gets forwarded to it and I heavily use Gmail's 'send as' feature (Where gmail connects to a smtp server and sends the mail ...
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Pipe output file into UNIX tool

I want to pipe the output file from the command line audio tool SoX into the email tool mutt. What I want to do is something akin to this: sox /Users/someUser/Desktop/input.mp3 output.mp3 | mutt -s ...
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Why my Mutt black background looks gray?

Why does my Mutt black background look gray? My color settings look like: color normal white black color message white black color hdrdefault cyan black color attachment yellow black color index ...
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OSX: Add Dock icon for dedicated Terminal command

I use Mutt. I want a dock icon to launch it. Is such a thing possible? I'm looking for a way to add a second Terminal icon to the Dock which lets me launch a specific command, "mutt" in this ...
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using mutt to send 2 files

In the following example, I can use comma to send the same message to 2 recipients. But I can not use comma to send 2 files. echo "Here is the file you requested" | mutt -s "attaching file" -a ...
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Automatically sort list messages to list folder with IMAP

I would like to automatically move received messages to list-specific folders on an IMAP server with mutt. All these lists are lists known to mutt. What I do right now is periodically tag messages by ...
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Offlineimap OSX Snow Leopard - All but one account sync, but Gmail sync crashes on duplicate file?

I am setting up Offlineimap and Mutt on OSX Snow Leopard. I am almost done and have 5 accounts working/syncing. However, my main Gmail crashes every time I try to sync it! I don't know what is ...
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Setting up mail client on Arch Linux

I want to use command line mail client on the basic installation of Arch Linux, either mail or mutt or some other utility. I read that these are only mail clients means along with them we have to also ...
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Sending mails via Mutt and Gmail: Duplicates

I'm trying to setup mutt wiht gmail for the first time. It seems to work pretty well, however when I send a mail from Mutt i appears twice in Gmail's sent folder. (I assume it's also sent twice - I'm ...
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Mutt Password Caching

I am new to mutt. I've read this question and implemented it ( Mutt: how to safely store password? ) but it's not the ideal solution I'm after. Really, I want mutt to prompt me once at the beginning ...
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Why does mutt send the content-disposition:inline at the top?

My header from mutt and msmtp setup looks like the following From an.address@gmail.com Fri Dec 10 12:10:20 2010 Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:10:20 -0500 From: Name Name <an.address@gmail.com> To: ...
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mutt is not viewing text/html inline using mailcap and text browsers

I use mutt on Linux. It's been working great for years and years, yet earlier this year it got upgraded and "something" changed. When I get email where the body of the message is html, and the ...
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export not working for *NIX mail script

For the life of me I can't get mutt on a bash line to use an environment variable OR an alternate muttrc file. The whole process of emailing and receiving the email is working back to front -- just ...
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Mutt and calendar?

Is there any calendar which works well with Mutt? Ideally it should be able to handle .ics files so I can import the meeting invitations my Outlook-using colleagues send me.