[neomutt-users] Handling several email accounts in Neomutt
peterparker at fastmail.com
Sat Apr 1 22:18:31 CEST 2023
I also use GNU screen to have five instances of mutt along one of
* Neubienautt <neubienautt at pm.me> [2023-04-01 21:25]:
> Here is an alternative if you don't find a suitable solution to your post regarding the same session for multiple email accounts.
> I just setup neomutt in a similar situation to yours (I have 13 email accounts) in the past week.
> For various reasons, I chose not to set this up to handle all accounts in a single session.
> Rather, I wrote a couple of python scripts and added bash aliases.
> I wrote different muttrc files for each email accounts.
> Then, I have a couple of python scripts.
> The first python script is called check.email. It uses imaplib to poll each of the imap email
> accounts and prints to screen how many new emails I have in each of the inboxes.
> Based on this information I can either open a single account using a bash alias or
> I have a second python script that loops through each of the email accounts individually.
> On Sat, 01 Apr 2023 14:33 -0400, H wrote:
> > I am new to neomutt and have begun delving into the numerous configuration option. I have about a dozen email accounts I need to handle and switch between in the same session of Neomutt. I have been using, and continue to use, Thunderbird so that is my frame of reference.
> > Perusing the 'net I have found users using function keys to switch between eg two accounts but I am interested in finding a more general approach that can handle a dozen, or even more, accounts in the same session of neomutt.
> > Suggestions welcome!
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