Mutt Basic

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Fri Sep 7 04:21:40 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 06:51:33PM -0400, Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 09:50:48AM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > Really, if you have problems getting mutt to work, you should just
> > give up on it.  It isn't worth the hassle.
> Certainly, if you just need basic mail, and with mutt on Ubuntu
> desktop, you have to set up additional ancillary stuff, its maybe not
> worth it. On the other hand, I have never found anything that does
> some of things it does. At least as well as it does. There are only
> two things I take everywhere with me: my .muttrc and my .vimrc.

Try opening your thunderbird on a 1200 bps dialup link in northern Canada.
When you get back from making coffee, it might have started to load. Mutt
will have downloaded your whole inbox and you would have answered most of
your emails in the same time. Mutt has its place.


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