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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Mutt copy to message folder

When I press C to copy a certain message to a folder, mutt defaults to a non-existing IMAP folder that "infers" by looking at the current message, I guess. Is there a way to customise this behaviour ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 - 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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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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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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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 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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...