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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY mutt-download-http "http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/infosys/mail/mutt/mutt-&mutt-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY mutt-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mutt.org/mutt/mutt-&mutt-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY mutt-size "2.6 MB">
10 <!ENTITY mutt-buildsize "16.9 MB">
11 <!ENTITY mutt-time "0.35 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="mutt" xreflabel="Mutt-&mutt-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="mutt.html"?>
20<title>Mutt-&mutt-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application>Mutt</application></title>
24
25<para>The <application>Mutt</application> package contains a Mail User Agent.
26This is useful for reading, writing, replying, saving, and deleting your
27email.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&mutt-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&mutt-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download size: &mutt-size;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
37&mutt-buildsize;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
39&mutt-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
40</sect3>
41
42<sect3><title><application>Mutt</application> dependencies</title>
43<sect4><title>Optional</title>
44<para><xref linkend="gnupg"/></para>
45</sect4>
46</sect3>
47
48</sect2>
49
50<sect2>
51<title>Installation of <application>Mutt</application></title>
52
53<para><application>Mutt</application> requires a group named 'mail'. You can
54add this group, if it does not exist, with this command:</para>
55
56<screen><userinput><command>groupadd mail</command></userinput></screen>
57
58<para>If you did not install a <acronym>MTA</acronym>, such as
59<xref linkend="postfix"/> or <xref linkend="sendmail-package"/>, you need to
60modify the ownership of <filename>/var/mail</filename> with this command:</para>
61
62<screen><userinput><command>chgrp mail /var/mail</command></userinput></screen>
63
64<para>Install <application>Mutt</application> by running the following
65commands:</para>
66
67<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &amp;&amp;
68make &amp;&amp;
69make install</command></userinput></screen>
70
71</sect2>
72
73<sect2>
74<title>Command explanations</title>
75
76<para><parameter>--sysconfdir=/etc</parameter>: This installs the configuration
77files into <filename class="directory">/etc</filename> instead of
78<filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>.</para>
79
80</sect2>
81
82<sect2>
83<title>Configuring <application>Mutt</application></title>
84
85<sect3><title>Config files</title>
86<para><filename>/etc/Muttrc</filename>,
87<filename>~/.muttrc</filename>,
88<filename>/etc/mime.types</filename>, <filename>~/.mime.types</filename></para>
89</sect3>
90
91<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
92
93<para>No changes in these files are necessary to begin using
94<application>Mutt</application>. When you are ready to make changes, the
95man page for <filename>muttrc</filename> is a good starting place.</para>
96
97<para>In order to utilize <application>GnuPG</application>, use the following
98command:</para>
99
100<screen><userinput><command>cat /usr/share/doc/mutt/samples/gpg.rc &gt;&gt; ~/.muttrc</command></userinput></screen>
101</sect3>
102
103</sect2>
104
105<sect2>
106<title>Contents</title>
107
108<para>The <application>Mutt</application> package contains
109<command>mutt</command>,
110<command>flea</command>,
111<command>muttbug</command>,
112<command>mutt_dotlock</command>,
113<command>pgpwrap</command> and
114<command>pgpring</command>.</para>
115
116</sect2>
117
118<sect2><title>Description</title>
119
120<sect3><title>mutt</title>
121<para><command>mutt</command> is a Mail User Agent
122(<acronym>MUA</acronym>) which enables you to read, write
123and delete your email.</para></sect3>
124
125<sect3><title>flea</title>
126<para><command>flea</command> is a bug submitter for
127<application>Mutt</application>.</para></sect3>
128
129<sect3><title>muttbug</title>
130<para><command>muttbug</command> is a script that executes
131<command>flea</command>.</para></sect3>
132
133<sect3><title>mutt_dotlock</title>
134<para><command>mutt_dotlock</command> implements the mail spool file
135lock.</para></sect3>
136
137</sect2>
138
139</sect1>
140
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