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Re: Mutt questions

P Kirk wrote on Sun Aug 05, 2001 at 10:11:31PM:
> After being away from all this for a year or so, learning to make make
> mutt work again is proving a bit of a battle.
> My first response was to wonder why bother PGP signing stuff for this
> list but I suppose its a generic setting.

Hm, there is: 6.3.119: pgp_veryfy_sig. Try setting this to "no".

> Another puzzlement is the interaction of mutt and vim.  I use the arrow
> pad to move about.  This works fine in command mode but in insert mode
> it fills the page with block capital AAAAABBBBB in vertical bars.
> Anyome know what might cause this? 

Someone who likes hjkl ;-) Try this:

,-- ~/.vimrc --snip
|   map <ESC>[A <Up>
|   map <ESC>[B <Down>
|   map <ESC>[C <Right>
|   map <ESC>[D <Left>
|  imap <ESC>[A <Up>
|  imap <ESC>[B <Down>
|  imap <ESC>[C <Right>
|  imap <ESC>[D <Left>
`-- snap --

> Lastly, does anyone know if mutt can be uses as a news client and have a
> URL for a howto on setting it up? 

There exists a patch IIRC, but I'd suggest you should rather use slrn...
with the same key-bindings as you use for mutt.

Matthias Richter --+- stud. soz. & inf. -+-- http://www.uni-leipzig.de
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