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Mutt and Gmail via IMAP: How to delete messages

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Mutt is a very fast and highly configurable mail reader. Gmail now supports IMAP, and so I read my Gmail mail using mutt. The relevant lines in my ~/.muttrc look like this: account-hook imaps://imap.gmail.com ‘set imap_user=USERNAME@gmail.com imap_pass=PASSWORD’ folder-hook imaps://imap.gmail.com ‘set folder=imaps://imap.gmail.com’ So far, I was happily deleting messages from my Gmail inbox by hitting “d” […]

Switching e-mail “From:” line on the fly in mutt

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

Having trouble reconciling your multiple e-mail personalities? Mutt’s reply-hook and send2-hook are your friends for most cases. For switching on the fly, I use Trevor Parson’s method of defining macros in the .muttrc.