[kwlug-disc] mutt-compatible mail client

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Sun May 11 00:56:31 EDT 2014


I don't understand your question.  Are you sending the email to local
Sendmail (which is the normal way), or are you connecting to destination
directly using 'pop_user=...' and 'smtp_url=...', etc?

On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 04:38:38PM -0400, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> So I am having troubles posting email from Mutt to a particular
> mailing list (which happens to be hosted on the same server as this
> mailing list). This is very particular behaviour, so to
> debug/workaround it I want to use an alternative mail client.
> 
> Here is the thing: I want this mail client to cooperate with Mutt's
> mail files. I want this mail client to read the mail files (which I
> think are in mbox format), save messages to the same files, and so on. 
> It should NOT want to create its own separate set of mail folders (or
> if it wants to, then I should be able to dissuade it from doing so). 
> It should NOT convert my mail into a format that I won't be able to
> use with Mutt later. 
> 
> Ideally this mail client would be lightweight. It has to be able to
> run on my Debian laptop. It has to be able to authenticate to my
> POP/SMTP server (smtp.mail.yahoo.ca). It would be nice if I could
> compose my emails in vim but this is not a requirement.
> 
> Suggestions? (I am guessing there will be a lot of Thunderbird
> suggestions, and I have not tried that yet. But there are other email
> clients, too.) 
> 
> - Paul
> 
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