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Print `from` variable in mutt's status_format

I keep multiple accounts in mutt by sourcing account files on certain keyboard shortcuts. Each account, as part of it's configuration, sets set from = "account@server.com". Is there a way to print ...
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How to set up mutt so that it saves the sent messages to specific remote IMAP folder via bash scripts?

I've installed Zimbra Collaboration Suite on CentOS 7. I need to use mutt to send an email every hour. The problem is whenever my script executes mutt, it does not save the message into specific ...
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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 can I show custom text in mutt's status line?

Is there a command to echo/print/write/display a custom text in mutt's status line? I have some custom filters (<limit> command). After setting a filter, I would like to display a description ...
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How can I run a mutt macro at startup (from command line)?

As an example: mutt -e '<limit>all\\n', causes: Error in command line: <limit>all\n: unknown command Press any key to continue... How can I have mutt interpret that correctly? (I've ...
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Sending multipart/alternative with mutt

I'd like the option for certain emails and/or recipients to have a script run before sending (whether automatically or by pressing a keybinding) which takes my text/plain, runs a script over it, and ...
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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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Why does ! take me to a shell in mutt-kz?

I'm running mutt-kz 1.5.23.1-5build1. The Mutt documentation indicates that I should be able to return to my inbox with !, but I get prompted to type a shell command when I use ! from within Mutt. I ...
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Why are my top two sidebar folders choking?

I'm using mutt-kz with some notmuch integration to read mail. For reasons I can't quite sort out, the first two folders in my sidebar do not appear at all. It isn't a font color issue, there's no text ...
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IMAP: restrict synchronisation by total size

Many IMAP clients allow the user to configure them to only synchronise the most recent X days/weeks/etc of emails, e.g. the last 30 days. Is it possible for an IMAP client to allow the user to ...
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How to best manage email address change with mutt

My institution is changing its name... and my professional e-mail is changing. So far my .muttrc had: alternates me@oldpro.com alternates me@perso.com set from=me@oldpro.com set use_from so that I ...
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“Mutt hook” to configure the mail text editor (Emacs)

Can I configure Mutt/Emacs such that, depending on the person I am writing to, it configures the text editor with custom commands? More specifically, I would like to set the ispell dictionary to a ...
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Obfuscate privacy-sensitive headers of mutt

When I send a message using mutt, for instance: echo "test body" | mutt -s "test subject" test@test.com The email contains some headers like: Message-ID: <AAABBBCCCDDDEEEFFF@machine-id> ...
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Put yourself automatically in cc with mutt

How can I configure .muttrc such that when I send an email, by default I put myself in C.C.?
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Creating multipart/alternative mails in mutt?

I'd like to create a text/plain message using Markdown formatting and transform that into a multipart/alternative message where the text/html part has been generated from the Markdown. I've tried ...
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How can I display all mail from one specific author in Mutt?

I would like to display a search in mutt; i.e. all mails send by a specific author in inbox. ~f author displays only the first mail from "author" surrounded by different mails. And I cannot ...
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Mutt Jump to an index number and view message

At the moment, to see a particular message, I type its index number, press enter, and press enter again to open the selected message. Is it possible to write a macro so that after entering the number ...
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Sending multiple attachments using Mutt command in Unix

I am facing an issue while sending multiple attachments using mutt command in UNIX. Currently, I am using the following code to send a single attachment. cat Count_Validation_Results_date +%m%d%Y.txt ...
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GPG giving bad signature when email is downloaded as .eml

I'm trying to test whether someone with a copy of my public gpg key can verify a signed email that they receive from me. I'm using two computers for this. On the first, I have my key generated and ...
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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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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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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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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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How to prevent the popup password prompt when using GnuPG with mutt?

My mail user agent of choice is mutt, and I'm signing my mail using GnuPG. To make them work together, I have set crypt_use_gpgme=yes in .muttrc. Reading mail, I am asked to enter my OpenPGP key's ...
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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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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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how to add multiple address CC and BCC in MUTT

The documentation is not very clear to me as sending an email adding multiple email address as BCC and CC should I use -b email@ -b email2@ or -b email1@dom.com email2@dom.com or comma ...
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Mutt will not delete tagged messages

I'll keep this simple. Using the latest version of Mutt. I try to tag several messages with t. The messages display the * showing that they are tagged. I use ;d in order to delete all of the tagged ...
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Mutt directories with literal spaces

I have the following line in my .muttrc macro index,pager \CA <save-message> "$smtp_url/[GMAIL]/All Mail" unfortunately, when I try to save a message it prompts me on whether I want to create ...
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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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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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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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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 ...