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Mutt: set dynamic email signature from shell command output

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

I want to set my signature when mailing to the r-help mailing list to contain information about the R version I have currently installed. Creating a bash script that directly echoes the several lines that I want to have in my signature and executing that in the muttrc using backticks gives a “broken pipe” error. […]

extract_url.pl needs MIME-tools perl module

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

extract_url.pl fails with: Can’t locate MIME/Parser.pm in @INC Solution: sudo aptitude install libmime-tools-perl

mutt: match messages that started a thread and have no replies

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Thanks to the helpful people on mutt-users. As the title says. Mainly useful for mailing lists like r-help — questions that still need answering. (As if I knew any answers to r-help questions, ha.) !~x . ~$ Note it combines ~x which looks into the “References:” header, so !~x . means “No References header”, i.e., […]

OfflineIMAP settings for King’s College London email account

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Same as in the previous post … the information you need is in fact already available here, but if you want to just cut-and-paste this into your ~/.offlineimaprc, see below. (For those who don’t know, offlineimap is an incredibly useful tool that syncs local maildirs with IMAP accounts. You get all the benefits of being […]

msmtprc settings for King’s College London email account

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Just to maybe spare someone some time. There’s a pdf on the KCL website with all the information you need, but it’s even easier just to cut and paste. Note: account kcl Can be something else, especially, can be “default” if you want it to be the default. Replace “USERNAME” with your username, but make […]