[neomutt-users] "Hello" and a small little typo ...

tuxic at posteo.de tuxic at posteo.de
Tue Mar 7 02:50:20 CET 2017

Hi tooley,

thanks fpr your reply and help ! :)

the idea with the temporary mail aacount is genious! THX !!!

According to the configure-script of neomutt, it seems to
support POP3 as well:

  --disable-largefile     omit support for large files
  --enable-everything     Enable all Options and Features
  --enable-gpgme          Enable GPGME support
  --disable-pgp           Disable PGP support
  --disable-smime         Disable SMIME support
  --enable-sidebar        Enable Sidebar support
  --enable-compressed     Enable compressed folders support
  --enable-notmuch        Enable NOTMUCH support
  --enable-pop            Enable POP3 support  *****
  --enable-imap           Enable IMAP support
  --enable-nntp           Enable NNTP support
  --enable-smtp           Include internal SMTP relay support

...and thanks for the link into the documentation!!!


toogley at mailbox.org <toogley at mailbox.org> [17-03-07 02:38]:
> Hey,
> On Sun 05 Mar 2017, 16:07:19 CET, tuxic at posteo.de wrote:
> > I dont want to kill mails accidentally when
> > setting up the mail system with my new root and
> > when configuring neomutt.
> > 
> > On the other hand: I need some "real work examples"
> > to work with...
> > 
> > Is there any "dry run"-way to start mutt, so it pulls
> > and reads mails but do not delete those on the mailserver
> > itself (want to use POP, no IMAP).
> As far as i know, mutt doesn't support POP at all, only IMAP. I personally have
> made a different approach for this problem:
> * Set up a completely new mail account
> * register to some high frequent mailinglist (e.g. debian-users) to gain
>   some traffic.
> * set up mutt and your mail downloading tools to use as you would use your
>   normal config.
> That way, you can test your complete setup with real data(you can even
> test your settings for sending mails, as you can simply reply to the
> mailinglist) - even if it ends up in a total chaos, you won't loose
> important mails and even more importantly you can be sure that
> everything works as expected if you change your config. 
> And as for what tool to use, we have a list that might help you :)
> See https://www.neomutt.org/contrib/useful-programs
> > PS: Found a little typo in the documentation of neomutt
> > which slightly had confused (at least) me:
> Thanks for  reporting that. It seems already fixed in our repository, we
> just need to deploy that onto our website (which takes time at the
> moment).
> Regards,
> toogley

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