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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 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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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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mutt doesn't show Maildir folders from dovecot-lda

I use dovecot-lda on OpenBSD for local delivery into Maildir, and, by default, the inbox maildir is, effectively, located at ~/Maildir/{tmp,new,cur}, however, all the subfolders are within ~/Maildir ...
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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 ...
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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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How to show my replies in threads when checking gmail with mutt via imap?

With my local maildir, I acomplish this by storing replies in the same folder as mail received. But Gmail stores sent and received messages in separate folders (labels). I've tried setting spoolfile ...
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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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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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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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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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msmtp directory for sent mail

After sending message with msmtp -a account1 (integrated with mutt) sended message appears in ~/sent/new, how can I change this directory? .msmtprc: account account1 host smtp.gmail.com port 587 ...
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Getting error with `offlineimap` on first run:

I've been getting kinda tired of Gmail's UI and email clients are too bloated or just feel wrong. So I've been trying out Mutt and it looks like it'll be the thing I'll be using. I've been following ...
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Importing certificates with gpgsm: pinentry is not displayed

I recently installed GnuPG 2.0.19 to use GPGME with mutt (1.5.21). gpg-agent.conf has log-file /Users/jan/gpg-agent.log debug-level guru debug 1024 verbose lc-ctype UTF-8 keep-tty keep-display and ...
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Use mutt to check local e-mail?

I have been using mutt for my e-mail for quite some time now. I tried to install a bug-tracking system but it sends an e-mail confirmation for the login to the local user (i.e. root@localhost). How ...
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offlineimap + procmail/sieve + mutt

I already have offlineimap + mutt properly set up, but I am subscribed to lots of mailing lists that I don't know how to sort to their proper folder. I do it manually from mutt by filtering them by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problems with tmux, mutt, and terminal colors

If I start mutt in a tmux session like this: $ tmux new-session -s mutt mutt Mutt complains: Error in /home/lars/.mutt/colors, line 20: 230: color not supported by term Error in ...
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Mutt not being configured to use gmail

After reading lot of pages I tried below lines in .muttrc set smtp_url="smtp://xxxxx@smtp.gmail.com:587/" set smtp_pass="XXXXXXXX" set from="xxxxxx@gmail.com" set realname="xxxxx" but when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mailbox is always read-only in Mutt

I just installed Mutt and I'm currently unable to delete mail from my mailbox. Mutt will give a message saying it is unable to do this because the mailbox is ready-only. I can send and receive ...
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Setting mutt mimetype to handle multiple options

I've configured .mailcap for mutt to handle mimetypes of attachments individually, with different 'viewers' over the years which works well, however mailcap can handle only one application per type. ...
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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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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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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 ...