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

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fetchmail, mutt : fetch recent emails

I am using mutt with fetchmail and it works, but each time I start fetching mail with !fetchmail It fetches excactly 283 emails from the oldest: How can I instruct it to fetch, for example, only ...
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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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Offline Gmail, Mutt-Sidebar, and a hierarchical inbox

I am trying to set up Gmail with Mutt-sidebar. What I want is for all the separate mailboxes to be under a single mailbox that has the default INBOX. Confused? Let me draw a picture. /mail ...
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Sending email attachments failes from Gnus or Mutt, but works from Gmail and Evolution

When I send an email via Gnus or Mutt, attachments are (on the receiving end) either missing or truncated to 0 bytes. Sending from Gmail's Web interface and from Evolution works correctly. This is ...
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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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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
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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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mutt doesn't send mail

mutt # start mutt m # send message nameshavebeenchanged@toprotecttheinnocent.com #send mail to this person This is a test message #type a message in vim (no encrytpion) :wq #I use vim #quit vim y ...
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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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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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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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.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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 an SMTP server. For example: My language uses diacritics, but there are still ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...