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Re: Lean and clean IMAP client



This one time, at band camp, Jamin W. Collins said:
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 01:45:13PM +0100, Rohan Nicholls wrote:
> 
> > I have looked around for information about sending mail, and am
> > totally confused.  I had exim on my system, but configuring it was not
> > very helpful.  I have an smtp server in my domain (exchange server)
> > and am happy to send my emails using this or something like
> > sendmail/ssmtp which are installed.  Does mutt use some sort of
> > default smtp daemon?
> 
> It uses the installed MTA and passes the message on the command line,
> from the muttrc man page:
> 
>    sendmail
>       Type: path
>       Default: "/usr/sbin/sendmail -oem -oi"
> 
>       Specifies the program and arguments used to deliver mail sent by
>       Mutt.   Mutt  expects  that  the  specified  program  interprets
>       additional arguments as recipient addresses.
> 
> 
> > Another problem is that I have many subfolders in my Inbox, and if I
> > copy/move a message to them it is aware of the subfolders, but I
> > cannot find a command (and I have read the options and man pages) to
> > just travel through to these folders and read the mail there. Any help
> > with this would be appreciated.
> 
> The item you're looking for is:
> 
>    mailboxes filename [ filename ... ]
>       This  command specifies folders which can receive mail and which
>       will be checked for new messages.  When changing folders, press-
>       ing space will cycle through folders with new mail.
> 
> 
> > Last is displaying html (do I tell mutt to call an application like
> > lynx to do this?)
> 
> Don't know on this one.  I don't allow any HTML mail into my account.

sudo apt-get install html2text

in .muttrc:
set implicit_autoview=yes

HTH,
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