Re: different From: addresses with mutt, etc.
email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| For some reason (maybe a lock of some kind) Thunderbird is not
| running on my system so I have taken this opportunity to get
| more familiar with mutt, exim and fetchmail.
| I seem to have gotten most important things to work. One thing I
| miss that I need is a quick way to set the From: field since I
| have three different email addresses that I send messages from.
See the manual about send-hook and reply-hook
reply-hook '~t myfirst.ad' my_hdr 'From: xxxxxxx
<email@example.com>; set signature="sh ~/bin/msig_xxx|"'
'my_hdr From: myname <firstname.lastname@example.org>;\
set signature="sh ~/bin/msig_ccc|"'
| With Thunderbird the From: address was set automatically
| correctly depending which folder I was in. Using Esc-F still
| requires that I type the complete address.
| Another important feature that I haven't found yet is a good way
| to filter messages automatically. It looks like the 'mailbox' is
| part of the answer.
fetchmail, procmail, postfix, mailfilter, amavis, clamav, etc..
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