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Last change on this file since 2561ad9e was 2561ad9e, checked in by Dan Nichilson <dnicholson@…>, 14 years ago

Updated to Mutt-1.5.16

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY mutt-download-http "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mutt/mutt-&mutt-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY mutt-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mutt.org/mutt/devel/mutt-&mutt-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY mutt-md5sum "10eff7024dbb7ce1f773d688a69ea9db">
10 <!ENTITY mutt-size "3.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY mutt-buildsize "25.7 MB">
12 <!ENTITY mutt-time "0.4 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="mutt" xreflabel="Mutt-&mutt-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="mutt.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Mutt-&mutt-version;</title>
24
25 <sect2 role="package">
26 <title>Introduction to Mutt</title>
27
28 <para>The <application>Mutt</application> package contains a Mail User
29 Agent. This is useful for reading, writing, replying to, saving, and
30 deleting your email.</para>
31
32 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
33 <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
34 <listitem>
35 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&mutt-download-http;"/></para>
36 </listitem>
37 <listitem>
38 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&mutt-download-ftp;"/></para>
39 </listitem>
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download MD5 sum: &mutt-md5sum;</para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download size: &mutt-size;</para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Estimated disk space required: &mutt-buildsize;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Estimated build time: &mutt-time;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 </itemizedlist>
53
54 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Mutt Dependencies</bridgehead>
55
56 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
57 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="gnupg"/>,
58 <xref linkend="openssl"/> or
59 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/">GnuTLS</ulink> (which
60 needs <ulink
61 url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/libgpg-error/">libgpg-error</ulink>
62 then <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgcrypt/">libgcrypt</ulink>),
63 an <xref linkend="server-mail"/>
64 (that provides a <command>sendmail</command> command),
65 <!-- Ispell removed. Aspell provides an ispell wrapper script
66 <xref linkend="ispell"/>, -->
67 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
68 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>,
69 <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/>,
70 <xref linkend="slang"/>,
71 <xref linkend="libidn"/>,
72 <xref linkend="gdbm"/>, and
73 <!-- <xref linkend="db"/> -->
74 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/gdb.html">GDB</ulink></para>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (To Regenerate HTML
77 Documentation)</bridgehead>
78 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="libxslt"/> and either
79 <xref linkend="lynx"/>, <xref linkend="w3m"/> or
80 <ulink url="http://elinks.or.cz/">ELinks</ulink></para>
81
82 <!-- Untested PDF generation with jadetex/openjade/opensp
83 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (To Generate PDF Manual)</bridgehead>
84 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="jadetex"/></para>
85 -->
86
87 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
88 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/mutt"/></para>
89
90 </sect2>
91
92 <sect2 role="installation">
93 <title>Installation of Mutt</title>
94
95 <note>
96 <para>This version of <application>Mutt</application> is a development
97 release. The BLFS staff has determined that it provides a stable
98 program and fixes two issues in the current stable version of
99 <application>Mutt</application>: a segmentation fault that occurs under
100 certain conditions and a compilation problem when building with
101 <application>GCC-&gcc-version;</application>. To find the current
102 stable release, please refer to the
103 <ulink url="http://www.mutt.org/">Mutt home page</ulink>.</para>
104 </note>
105
106 <para><application>Mutt</application> requires a group named
107 <systemitem class="groupname">mail</systemitem>. You can
108 add this group, if it does not exist, with this command:</para>
109
110<screen role="root"><userinput>groupadd -g 34 mail</userinput></screen>
111
112 <para>If you did not install an MTA, such as <xref linkend="postfix"/> or
113 <xref linkend="sendmail"/>, you need to modify the ownership of
114 <filename class="directory">/var/mail</filename> with this command:</para>
115
116<screen role="root"><userinput>chgrp -v mail /var/mail</userinput></screen>
117
118 <para>Fix a security vulnerability in <application>Mutt</application>:</para>
119
120<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../mutt-&mutt-version;-security_fix-1.patch</userinput></screen>
121
122 <para>Install <application>Mutt</application> by running the following
123 commands:</para>
124
125<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
126 --with-docdir=/usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version; \
127 --enable-pop --enable-imap --enable-smtp &amp;&amp;
128make</userinput></screen>
129
130 <para>If you have the necessary dependencies installed and would like
131 to rebuild the HTML documentation, issue the following commands:</para>
132
133<screen><userinput>make -C doc clean &amp;&amp;
134make -C doc</userinput></screen>
135
136 <!-- Untested PDF generation
137 <para>To generate the PDF manual with <xref linkend="jadetex"/>, run
138 the following commands:</para>
139
140<screen><userinput>make -C doc manual.pdf</userinput></screen>
141 -->
142
143 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
144
145 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
146
147<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
148
149 <!-- Untested PDF generation
150 <para>If you generated the PDF manual, install it and the source TeX
151 file as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
152
153<screen role='root'><userinput>install -v -m644 doc/manual.{pdf,tex} \
154 /usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;</userinput></screen>
155 -->
156
157 </sect2>
158
159 <sect2 role="commands">
160 <title>Command Explanations</title>
161
162 <para><parameter>--enable-pop</parameter>: This switch enables
163 POP3 support.</para>
164
165 <para><parameter>--enable-imap</parameter>: This switch enables
166 IMAP support.</para>
167
168 <para><parameter>--enable-smtp</parameter>: This switch enables
169 SMTP relay support.</para>
170
171 <para><parameter>--with-...</parameter>: This switch enables the various
172 dependencies.</para>
173
174 </sect2>
175
176 <sect2 role="configuration">
177 <title>Configuring Mutt</title>
178
179 <sect3 id="mutt-config">
180 <title>Config Files</title>
181
182 <para><filename>/etc/Muttrc</filename>, <filename>~/.muttrc</filename>,
183 <filename>/etc/mime.types</filename>, <filename>~/.mime.types</filename></para>
184
185 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
186 <primary sortas="e-etc-Muttrc">/etc/Muttrc</primary>
187 </indexterm>
188
189 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
190 <primary sortas="e-AA.muttrc">~/.muttrc</primary>
191 </indexterm>
192
193 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
194 <primary sortas="e-etc-mime.types">/etc/mime.types</primary>
195 </indexterm>
196
197 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
198 <primary sortas="e-AA.mime.types">~/.mime.types</primary>
199 </indexterm>
200
201 </sect3>
202
203 <sect3>
204 <title>Configuration Information</title>
205
206 <para>No changes in these files are necessary to begin using
207 <application>Mutt</application>. When you are ready to make changes, the
208 man page for <filename>muttrc</filename> is a good starting place.</para>
209
210 <para>In order to utilize <application>GnuPG</application>, use the following
211 command:</para>
212
213<screen><userinput>cat /usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;/samples/gpg.rc &gt;&gt; ~/.muttrc</userinput></screen>
214
215 </sect3>
216
217 </sect2>
218
219 <sect2 role="content">
220 <title>Contents</title>
221
222 <segmentedlist>
223 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
224 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
225 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
226
227 <seglistitem>
228 <seg>flea, mutt, mutt_dotlock, muttbug, pgpewrap, pgpring, and
229 smime_keys</seg>
230 <seg>None</seg>
231 <seg>/usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;</seg>
232 </seglistitem>
233 </segmentedlist>
234
235 <variablelist>
236 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
237 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
238 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
239
240 <varlistentry id="flea">
241 <term><command>flea</command></term>
242 <listitem>
243 <para>is a bug submitter for <application>Mutt</application>.</para>
244 <indexterm zone="mutt flea">
245 <primary sortas="b-flea">flea</primary>
246 </indexterm>
247 </listitem>
248 </varlistentry>
249
250 <varlistentry id="mutt-prog">
251 <term><command>mutt</command></term>
252 <listitem>
253 <para>is a Mail User Agent (MUA) which enables you to read, write
254 and delete your email.</para>
255 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-prog">
256 <primary sortas="b-mutt">mutt</primary>
257 </indexterm>
258 </listitem>
259 </varlistentry>
260
261 <varlistentry id="mutt_dotlock">
262 <term><command>mutt_dotlock</command></term>
263 <listitem>
264 <para>implements the mail spool file lock.</para>
265 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt_dotlock">
266 <primary sortas="b-mutt_dotlock">mutt_dotlock</primary>
267 </indexterm>
268 </listitem>
269 </varlistentry>
270
271 <varlistentry id="muttbug">
272 <term><command>muttbug</command></term>
273 <listitem>
274 <para>is a script that executes <command>flea</command>.</para>
275 <indexterm zone="mutt muttbug">
276 <primary sortas="c-muttbug">muttbug</primary>
277 </indexterm>
278 </listitem>
279 </varlistentry>
280
281 <varlistentry id="pgpewrap">
282 <term><command>pgpewrap</command></term>
283 <listitem>
284 <para>prepares a command line for the <xref linkend="gnupg"/>
285 utilities.</para>
286 <indexterm zone="mutt pgpewrap">
287 <primary sortas="c-pgpewrap">pgpewrap</primary>
288 </indexterm>
289 </listitem>
290 </varlistentry>
291
292 <varlistentry id="pgpring">
293 <term><command>pgpring</command></term>
294 <listitem>
295 <para>is a key ring dumper for <ulink
296 url="http://www.pgp.com/">PGP</ulink>. It is not needed for
297 <xref linkend="gnupg"/>.</para>
298 <indexterm zone="mutt pgpring">
299 <primary sortas="c-pgpring">pgpring</primary>
300 </indexterm>
301 </listitem>
302 </varlistentry>
303
304 <varlistentry id="smime_keys">
305 <term><command>smime_keys</command></term>
306 <listitem>
307 <para>manages a keystore for S/MIME certificates.</para>
308 <indexterm zone="mutt smime_keys">
309 <primary sortas="c-smime_keys">smime_keys</primary>
310 </indexterm>
311 </listitem>
312 </varlistentry>
313
314 </variablelist>
315
316 </sect2>
317
318</sect1>
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