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Re: too many mutts

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 12:36:15PM -0800, BartlebyScrivener wrote:
> Hello,
> I am on Etch and using fluxbox mainly to manage windows. I use mutt
> for email. I start it with a key command.
> When I get many x-sessions and programs running at once, often mutt is
> running somewhere and I don't know it, so I do the mutt key command
> and start a 2nd mutt, then sometimes a third.
> Is there a script I could make that I could use to start mutt, and if
> mutt were already running, then it could just take me to the already-
> running instance of it, instead of starting a new mutt?
> Thanks for any help.
> I know some Python if it could be done in there. But I suspect I need
> a bash script?
I use screen

screen -DR mutt

keeps a sesion open, first time you have to start mutt, but yuo could add 
something to cron tostart it at boot time ?
> I didn't see a mutt option that would accomplish this.
> Thank you for any help.
> RD
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