Installing Mutt

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Mon Feb 8 16:03:12 UTC 2010


On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 03:58:12PM +0100, Knapp wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Ulf Rompe <ulf.buntu at rompe.org> wrote:
> > Am 08.02.2010 15:45, schrieb Knapp:
> >> The Error is:
> >> douglas4 at frog:~$ mutt
> >> Error in /home/douglas4/.muttrc, line 5: Mail”: unknown variable
> >> source: errors in /home/douglas4/.muttrc
> >
> > Line 5 reads:
> >
> >> set record=”imaps://imap.gmail.com/[Gmail]/Sent Mail”
> >
> > It's pretty clear that the space character causes the problem. Not
> > knowing mutt, I would just try to encode it:
> >
> > set record=”imaps://imap.gmail.com/[Gmail]/Sent%20Mail”
> >
> > Does that help?
> > --
> > [x] u1f
> 
> 
> It stopped the error but I am still getting a failed login. Any ideas?
> I know the password is correct.

Are you really using smart quotes (”) instead of straight quotes (") in
your .muttrc file, or did your mail client obfuscate the situation by
converting them?

Mutt won't understand smart quotes, which could be causing your problem 
(or it might not...).

Marius Gedminas
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