Mutt Basic

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Tue Sep 4 23:15:36 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 02:12:41AM -0500, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Peter Garrett wrote:
> >        the file is local or not. this way is a bit clumsy, and we 
> >        probably want to use TLS or something similar rather than a 
> >        plain text login. ~/.muttrc allows us to do this.
> >  
> Ok, tried this with:
> mutt -f 
> imaps://
> output:Could not connect to (Interrupted system 
> call).
> and with:
>  mutt -f 
> maps:// to get 
> rid of pop.
> output:Could not find the host ""
> Also tried with imap ipo pop with this output:
> Could not find the host ""
> Either yahoo was no imap server or I'm missing something.
> Also didn't work with mail ipo imap, imaps, or pop.
> Perhaps you will clarify or am I missing some prerequisite.
OK - as an experiment I tried connecting with:

mutt -f pop://

It appears to connect, and asks for user name (obviously I didn't 
continue, since I have no account with yahoo)

I assume it would proceed to asking for a password.

Try it and see what happens.


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