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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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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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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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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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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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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 Thanks in advance.
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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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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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fetchmail says I have no mail

here's the output of running fetchmail -v my .fetchmailrc looks like this poll pop.gmail.com with proto POP3 user 'username' there with password ...
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Mutt deletes Gmail's Sent mail?

Today, I set up a couple of Gmail accounts in mutt. I'm using offlineimap to do the syncing. I used this post as a guide. After the initial sync which took several hours, I logged into the web ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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mutt client: Not able to save sent messages in “Sent Items” folder

I have configured mutt as the mail client to send the mail using Linux command line. I have configured the mail client by saving the configuration in the .muttrc file. I am able to retrieve all the ...
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mutt with imap occasionally fails to send an email - where does it go (where is the “background” limbo), and what can I do to fix this?

I have started using mutt with IMAP. The SMTP server is a university server and I use zile as my texteditor when composing emails. set smtp_url=smtp://djcm1@smtp.hermes.cam.ac.uk:587/ Roughly one ...
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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 not reading from .muttrc

I've installed mutt (via tigerbrew) on my old Macintosh G4. I have a ~/.muttrc (mostly using Steve Losh's instructions from here: http://stevelosh.com/blog/2012/10/the-homely-mutt/), but as far as I ...
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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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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 a SMTP server. For example: My language uses diacritics, but there are still some ...
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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 ...