Re: Using both Mutt and graphical email client with maildir
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- Subject: Re: Using both Mutt and graphical email client with maildir
- From: Antony Gelberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 13:44:11 +0100
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- In-reply-to: <4TxLUfirstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <20051003123835.GA3714@perelandra>
Ric Otte wrote:
> I've been using mutt for several years, and really like it except for
> when I need to follow a link. I've tried using urlview, but gave up
> because I often didn't know what the urls were linked to. For
> example, if I have an email with 50 links, when I call urlview I often
> have no idea what link I want (all I see are the urls, and not any
> text that will tell me what the links are for). Since urlview didn't
> work well for me, I usually simply copy and paste the link into
> Firefox, but I keep thinking there must be an easier way.
> So I've been thinking it would be nice to use mutt most of the time,
> but have an alternative graphical email client that I could use once a
> day or so to read my email with links in them. Is there a reason not
> to do this that I have overlooked? Additionally I would then see
> images in the email.
> My mail is saved in maildir format, and one problem seems to be that
> many graphical email clients don't seem to support maildir. For
> example, I looked at Thunderbird, but I believe it does not support
> maildir format. So, does anyone have any experience with any
> graphical mail client that can work with maildir format?
Not as such, but you could install an IMAP server on the machine, then
use Thunderbird (or whatever).