Mutt is a text-based e-mail client for Unix-like systems

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Mutt and calendar?

Is there any calendar which works well with Mutt? Ideally it should be able to handle .ics files so I can import the meeting invitations my Outlook-using colleagues send me.
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Mutt seems to sync to Gmail IMAP only on quit

I am using Mutt 1.5.20 in Mac OS X Terminal. I have a Google mail account whose mail I fetch via IMAP. I also use a Gmail notifier app to notify me of new e-mail messages. My experience with Mutt ...
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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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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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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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Sending mails via Mutt and Gmail: Duplicates

I'm trying to setup mutt wiht gmail for the first time. It seems to work pretty well, however when I send a mail from Mutt i appears twice in Gmail's sent folder. (I assume it's also sent twice - I'm ...
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How do I create a new folder in Mutt

I want to create a new folder from within Mutt. I use Maildir format to store the folders on the machine I am running Mutt on. (I also view the mail remotely using courier IMAP but this doesnt ...
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Has anyone successfully configured mutt for GMail on FreeBSD? If so, how?

I've tried following the instructions here and here. Currently, I can read email from my GMail account, but not send—this is on a personal computer, so even if I configured Sendmail, I doubt any of ...
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Automatically sort list messages to list folder with IMAP

I would like to automatically move received messages to list-specific folders on an IMAP server with mutt. All these lists are lists known to mutt. What I do right now is periodically tag messages by ...
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Creating a multipart email and sending it in Linux

We use mutt to send out emails. mutt -s "Test" -e "Content-Type: text/html" test@example.com < message.html We send out our email updates in HTML format. We would like to send emails as multi-...
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OSX: Add Dock icon for dedicated Terminal command

I use Mutt. I want a dock icon to launch it. Is such a thing possible? I'm looking for a way to add a second Terminal icon to the Dock which lets me launch a specific command, "mutt" in this instance....
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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 restore mails from unix mbox file to imap server?

I accidentally let mutt to move all read emails from the server to local mbox file. How to restore mails to the server?
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Configuring mutt for S/MIME on OS X

I exported my CA chain (Deutsche Telekom > DFN > Uni Koeln) using smime_keys add_root CertName.cer after exporting the relevant certificates from my keychain. But when I import my personal ...
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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 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 (o)...
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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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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 one....
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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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Selecting and saving all .jpg attachments (and no others) using Mutt

I am using Mutt, and I have a message in my inbox with around ~1000 attachments, about 50% of which are .jpg files. I want to save all of those to a specified directory, leaving the other attachments ...
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Making Mutt GPG encrypt emails saved as drafts

How can I, when postponing an email in Mutt, ensure that the email is GPG encrypted before it is saved to the drafts folder? Ideally, this would be based on the PGP setting for the email being ...
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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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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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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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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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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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IMAP partial fetch in mutt

The IMAP protocol supports a feature called 'partial fetch', which allows a client to download only a part of a MIME message. This is very useful on slow connections I am using the mutt MUA. I would ...
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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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How can I set up Mutt to correctly handle Gmail folders?

Whenever I use mutt, it saves my sent messages in a Gmail folder it created called "[Imap]/Sent". Similarly, instead of going to the Trash, archived messages end up in a new folder called "[Imap]/...
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mutt with gmail imap: send email in background

I'm using mutt with gmail and everything works fine, but it is painfully slow at times. Much of this doesn't seem like it can be avoided, but I wondered if there wasn't a way to queue mail for send (...
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Setting up mutt for gmail

I am trying to set up mutt for gmail. I am following instructions at http://crunchbanglinux.org/wiki/howto/howto_setup_mutt_with_gmail_imap, however, after putting set from = "yourusername@gmail.com"...
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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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Links to references in mutt or vim

Is there some automatic script that changes text with http:// links to references for mutt or a vim plugin ? Say I have Text text, hey there goes a http://example.com link, hey the second one http:...
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How do I bind shift-enter in my .muttrc?

I'd like to say bind index \S<enter> ... if I knew what \S should be and <enter> should be. Where should I have found them in the mutt documentation? Where's the list of control ...
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A mutt macro to “mark as read” and archive simultaneously

I've got mutt connected to Gmail imap so far, I've got this: macro index,pager y "<enter-command>unset trash\n <delete-message>" "Archive message" But I can't figure out how it makes ...
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Can mutt set the color of some messages in the inbox?

Is it possible to configure Mutt so that the message index shows some messages in a different colour? For example, if a message is received with a subject line matching the pattern ^Foo, set that ...
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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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Mutt: apply command to all tagged messages

From the mutt manual: Once you have tagged the desired messages, you can use the tag-prefix operator, which is the ; (semicolon) key by default. When the tag-prefix operator is used, the next ...
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Mutt, Gmail, multiple accounts

I have currently setup Gmail as my unified Inbox. Mail from several accounts gets forwarded to it and I heavily use Gmail's 'send as' feature (Where gmail connects to a smtp server and sends the mail ...
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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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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 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 https://wiki.archlinux....
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What's the benefit of using mutt instead of GUI email client? [closed]

I've stumbled on a terminal email program mutt days before. And I thought sending / receiving emails from command-line is really cool. But besides 'cool', what's the benefit of using it instead of ...
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Mutt Password Caching

I am new to mutt. I've read this question and implemented it ( Mutt: how to safely store password? ) but it's not the ideal solution I'm after. Really, I want mutt to prompt me once at the beginning ...
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Mutt configuration

Currently I am using Thunderbird as a mail client, but I am not impressed with that..so planned to switch over mutt client. I have gone through mutt website http://www.mutt.org/doc but unable 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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Mutt - run commands in background

Can Mutt commands such as "save" be done in the background to allow continued use of Mutt? (In the same way that set sendmail_wait=-1 causes $sendmail to be done in the background.)
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How to flag (mark) email as important with procmail

How to flag (mark) an email which matches a rule as important (press F in mutt will flag email as important). So how to write this in procmail recipe ? If procmail can not flag email as important, ...
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Prepend new vim buffer with 2 new lines

I am using vim from mutt to reply to my emails and in the .muttrc I have the follow specified: set editor= 'vim +1 -c "set textwidth=72" -c "set wrap" -c "set nocp" -c "set spell"' I want to be ...