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mutt regex for limit filters

Does mutt support multi-line regex for its search filters? I cannot find an yes or no in the documentation. I'm assuming its not supported, but cannot tell if maybe I am improperly escaping my regex. ...
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mutt: automatically fetch remote IMAP folder list

I know that I can explicitly set a remote IMAP folder in .muttrc mailboxes imaps://$my_server/INBOX.myfolder I have some 30 folders in my account: is it possible to have mutt to automatically ...
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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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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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Mutt using gmail does not save sent email

I set up Mutt with Gmail. When I send emails from mutt, it does not save them in the Gmail Sent Mail. How can I make it so that when I send emails from Mutt, it saves them in Gmail Sent Mail? My ...
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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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mutt mailboxes setting in multiple-file configuration

I have an issue I don't understand when setting my mailboxes in mutt. If I use a single configuration file, the following works fine: mailboxes +myaccount/INBOX \ +myaccount/Drafts \ ...
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Mutt using elinks to color html and external pager dilemma

These days more and more HTML emails are being unsed. Unfortunately making mutt render html in color via elinks works only partially due to the fact that the internal pager of mutt overwrites the ...
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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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Quoting only last e-mail sent when replying with mutt

When an e-mail thread lasts for a while, the habit of quoting all previous e-mails is making the size of the thread grow like the square of the number of messages. I.e., in a conversation where each ...
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How to read from Contacts.app in mutt OS X

I'm trying to setup mutt to autocomplete emails from my address book. I've tried using contacts and the new contacts to no avail. Has anybody successfully done so? My guess is that this might be ...
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Make mutt save outgoing mail to a specific directory when SMTP sending fails

I have mutt configured to sent mails via SMTP. Sometimes it fails sending, either because of a poor wifi connection, or when I mistype the To: address (seems to me). The failure in itself is not so ...
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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: let vim handle syntax highlighting when viewing plain text attachment

I use mutt for e-mail and I let vim handle plain text attachments. In my ~/.mailcap I have text/plain; view %s ; needsterminal That works fine, but it removes all syntax highlighting. I often ...
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Where does mutt save email while you're writing it?

I was in the middle of writing an email when my computer shut down. I had already :w saved it, but not :wq saved-to-drafts. Where should I look for the partial email? This is on Ubuntu Linux.
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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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get mutt delete behavior to work like apple mail

I am a new mutt user. I would like to have it's delete behavior to be like apple mail. press delete key the mail gets moved to the Trash folder and it sits there. No purge. The screen also immediately ...
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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 downloads some ~300 emails from the oldest ones: How can I instruct it to fetch, for example, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...