In these pages you will find some Mutt related material, such as
patches and the
French translation of the Mutt
Mutt is a mailreader.
Some of the numerous features that make it indispensable to me:
- small and efficient
- extremely customizable
- threading, colors, filterred display of mailboxes
- ability to select mails matching patterns and regexps,
and apply operations to them
- good mailing lists support
- curses based (hence easy use through a remote
- handling of attachments,
- automatic change of configuration based on
recipients / folders
And of course, it's free software (licensed under the
condition without which the page of
feature patches couldn't
If you don't know Mutt yet, first go to the
Here are some pages worth visiting, but you should of course also
check the links
page of the Mutt's
documentation, FAQ, patch list, etc.
setup, compressed folders patch and LBDB (add-on to
query email addresse from various means: ldap, abook, a database
filled by procmail, etc...). List of mailers supporting PGP/MIME
Muttrc builder: if
you feel lost in front of the nearly infinite Mutt configuration
possibilities, this might help you to get started.
Mutt / GnuPG
guide by Justin R Miller.
/ HOWTO: yes, another one from the
if for some reason you're forced to use MS OSes, this site certainly
deserves a visit: Ulf Erikson has gathered there all you need to run
Mutt with win32. You'll also find an adapted version of the
patch for Mutt 1.2.5. Also read
many tips for mutt and related software (vim,
fetchmail...). The meeting point for all French speaking users.
I used to provide a subset of my own Mutt setup here, but as time
went by, it has evolved into something rather sophisticated which I
think is no longer adapted as a starting point to new users.
Anyway, if you're using Mutt along with the
vim editor, you might have
a look at my ~/.vim/mail.vim
file. Just put the following line to your ~/.vimrc:
autocmd BufRead /tmp/mutt* :source ~/.vim/mail.vim
Something like this should also help if you're fond of funky
Vim+Mutt users should certainly also visit
web site for lots of useful vim macros.