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Re: CLI Addressbook

On Thu, 22 Nov 2007 11:02:56 -0500
Michael Pobega <pobega@gmail.com> wrote:
> You're definitely looking for abook. If you plan on using abook
> alongside Mutt you may want to add this to your ~/.muttrc:
> # Use abook with Mutt
> set query_command="abook --mutt-query '%s'"
> macro pager A |'abook --add-email'\n
> That configures Mutt so that if you type Q at any time you can query
> your adress book for names (And Mutt will automatically begin composing
> an e-mail when you select the name you're looking for). It also lets you
> add e-mails to abook directly from Mutt using A. I personally use it,
> and I'd advise you should as well, it's very useful.

Yeah I just installed abook and been playing with it. Its nifty little app. As for MUTT I tried configuring it along with getmail and procmail but I could never get it too work right. I am using claws-mail right now and it is quite good. But I do plan to try mutt again.

Thanks for the tip!


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