[neomutt-users] neomutt+msmtp for web.de, anyone?

Pietro Cerutti gahr at gahr.ch
Wed Nov 18 09:56:02 CET 2020

On Nov 18 2020, 08:09 UTC, Pietro Cerutti <gahr at gahr.ch> wrote:
>On Nov 18 2020, 07:11 UTC, Sven Guckes <neomutt-lists at guckes.net> wrote:
>>* Roland Hess <rol42 at web.de> [2020-11-18 08:02]:
>>>> > It seems you are tying to *send* mail to a *pop* server.
>>>> No, neomutt is trying to _save_ the outgoing mail in a pop
>>>> folder because of Fcc setting. That could be something Roland
>>>> has explicitly configured, or it could be neomutt helpfully
>>>> inferring the setting from the folder variable or similar.
>>>Thank you, perhaps we find the solution now?
>>>I did not configure any pop folder (and I have no idea where I
>>>should make one or how to tell mutt where that folder is).
>>>If I comment out (is this the correct term?)this line in muttrc:
>>>set folder = "pops://rol42@web.de@pop3.web.de:995"
>>>mutt (neomutt) opens with an empty INBOX
>>bzzt!  the option "folder" is used for *saving* mails.
>Wait... the "folder" setting is used to shorten paths using + or =, so 
>you can refer to +Inbox, +Sent, etc. and is interpreted asa base path 
>to your mailbox hierarchy.

So what Sven meant is that you probably have a "record" setting that 
depends on + or =.

Pietro Cerutti

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