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

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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: Philippe Harewood ...
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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.
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Mutt config: # of characters displayed

I use mutt for my Gmail (IMAP). I respond to a lot of messages that are TXT messages from cell phones. When I reply to them I would like to know how many characters I have typed so I can avoid ...
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How do I create a new folder in Mutt

I want to create a new folder from within Mutt. I use Maildir format to store the folders on the machine I am running Mutt on. (I also view the mail remotely using courier IMAP but this doesnt ...
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mutt isn't sending large messages

I'm using mutt in the following way: echo <MESSAGE> | mutt -s <SUBJECT> -- <TO-ADDR> This usually works when I try small message (messages with ~10 lines in the body). But when ...
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Has anyone successfully configured mutt for GMail on FreeBSD? If so, how?

I've tried following the instructions here and here. Currently, I can read email from my GMail account, but not send—this is on a personal computer, so even if I configured Sendmail, I doubt any of ...
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sending mail using mutt + emacs

How to sent mail from emacs? I found this There are two ways to send the message. C-c C-s (mail-send) sends the message and marks the mail buffer unmodified, but leaves that buffer selected so ...
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Listing important folders in mutt

When I type c in mutt I get all my folders displayed and this is quite long. I would like to configure it to show only those folders that I deem to be interesting. Would be happy to configure it by ...
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Mutt nested mailboxes navigation

I receive a lot of emails daily, and with the ever-growing amount of maildirs I'm in need to structure/optimize the browsing in mutt. My maildirs follow this naming scheme: ...
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How to convert mboxo/mboxrd to mboxcl/mboxcl2

I am trying to export email from thunderbird so that I can read it in mutt. I have started by exporting into mbox format using the ImportExportTools thunderbird add on. I then copied the file to the ...
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Play a sound when mutt has new mail?

I'm using mutt for my mail, usually put on the 2nd monitor with some other windows. Because I'm not monitoring that monitor I often miss the new mails. I want mutt to play a sound (or use Growl) to ...
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Hardcode email's password to Ubuntu's Mutt

How can you hardcode a password to Mutt in Ubuntu? It should apparently be placed to a .muttrc. However, I have not been successful in that.
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How to restore mails from unix mbox file to imap server?

I accidentally let mutt to move all read emails from the server to local mbox file. How to restore mails to the server?
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Command line SMTP client with support of SASL authentication

Mutt (with compiled SMTP support) while sending a message can display the progress of the operation, but it only does that in the interactive mode. If one tries to run Mutt in the batch mode: % mutt ...
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Bolding/underlining/strikethrough-ing text in mutt

Is there any way to bold, strike, or underline text in mutt? For instance, I currently have a couple of lines in my muttrc to make URLs and email addresses blue text on white background: color ...
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Mutt configuration

Currently I am using Thunderbird as a mail client, but I am not impressed with that..so planned to switch over mutt client. I have gone through mutt website http://www.mutt.org/doc but unable to ...