Outlook installation

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 14:18:44 UTC 2019

On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 at 16:08, Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail.com> wrote:
> IIRC I have tried mutt before and may try it again, at the time however I'm not sure why I stopped.

Mutt hasn't seen any big improvements in a while, I believe. There has
been some controversy over whether Neomutt is a fork or the official
future version. AIUI there are a few config-file differences and the
default behaviour may not be identical, but it can be configured to

There's been a small argument in the openSUSE world because Neomutt
has now replaced Mutt in the default Mutt package. A few users were
very unhappy, but when they were told how to configure Neomutt to
behave exactly the same as Mutt, they were happy.

It certainly seems to be the console/text-mode email client of choice
for all the hardcore techies I know. They say things like "who needs
webmail when I can ssh into my box and do all my mail as usual with

I am a decadent GUI user myself. I have sold my soul to Google. I
still trust Google more than MS (and Apple more than Google).

> I played with some of the hotmail options as you suggest but my script solution is easier
> and I can customise it and make it stable or use it elsewhere.

He said, top-posting. :-D

Mutt can send and receive through Hotmail.


Server: imap-mail.outlook.com.
SSL: true-implicit.
Port: 993 (default)
User: marchywka at hotmail.com


Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com.
SSL: true-explicit.
Port: 587 (default)
User: marchywka at hotmail.com

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