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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 "&sourceforge-repo;/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 "73b3747bc7f7c805921e8d24ebac693f">
10 <!ENTITY mutt-size "3.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY mutt-buildsize "28.5 MB">
12 <!ENTITY mutt-time "0.3 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"/> or <xref linkend="gnupg2"/>,
58 <xref linkend="openssl"/> or <xref linkend="gnutls"/>,
59 an <xref linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a <command>sendmail</command> command),
60 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
61 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>,
62 <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/>,
63 <xref linkend="slang"/>,
64 <xref linkend="libidn"/>,
65 <!-- <xref linkend="db"/> -->
66 <xref linkend="gdbm"/> or
67 <ulink url="http://qdbm.sourceforge.net/">QDBM</ulink> or
68 <ulink url="http://tokyocabinet.sourceforge.net/index.html">Tokyo Cabinet</ulink>, and
69 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/gdb.html">GDB</ulink>
70 </para>
71
72 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (To Regenerate HTML
73 Documentation)</bridgehead>
74 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="libxslt"/> and either
75 <xref linkend="lynx"/>,
76 <xref linkend="w3m"/> or
77 <ulink url="http://elinks.or.cz/">ELinks</ulink></para>
78
79 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (To Generate PDF Manual)</bridgehead>
80 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="jadetex"/> and
81 <xref linkend="docbook-dsssl"/></para>
82
83 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
84 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/mutt"/></para>
85
86 </sect2>
87
88 <sect2 role="installation">
89 <title>Installation of Mutt</title>
90
91 <note>
92 <para>This version of <application>Mutt</application> is a development
93 release. The BLFS staff has determined that it provides a stable
94 program and fixes two issues in the current stable version of
95 <application>Mutt</application>: a segmentation fault that occurs under
96 certain conditions and a compilation problem when building with
97 <application>GCC-&gcc-version;</application>. To find the current
98 stable release, please refer to the
99 <ulink url="http://www.mutt.org/">Mutt home page</ulink>.</para>
100 </note>
101
102 <para><application>Mutt</application> requires a group named
103 <systemitem class="groupname">mail</systemitem>. You can
104 add this group, if it does not exist, with this command:</para>
105
106<screen role="root"><userinput>groupadd -g 34 mail</userinput></screen>
107
108 <para>If you did not install an MTA, such as <xref linkend="postfix"/> or
109 <xref linkend="sendmail"/>, you need to modify the ownership of
110 <filename class="directory">/var/mail</filename> with this command:</para>
111
112<screen role="root"><userinput>chgrp -v mail /var/mail</userinput></screen>
113
114 <para>Install <application>Mutt</application> by running the following
115 commands:</para>
116
117<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
118 --with-docdir=/usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version; \
119 --enable-pop --enable-imap \
120 --enable-hcache --without-qdbm \
121 --without-tokyocabinet \
122 --without-gdbm --with-bdb &amp;&amp;
123make</userinput></screen>
124
125 <para>If you have the necessary dependencies installed and would like
126 to rebuild the HTML documentation, issue the following commands:</para>
127
128<screen><userinput>make -C doc clean &amp;&amp;
129make -C doc</userinput></screen>
130
131 <para>To generate the PDF manual with <xref linkend="jadetex"/>, run
132 the following command:</para>
133
134<screen><userinput>make -C doc manual.pdf</userinput></screen>
135
136 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
137
138 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
139
140<screen role='root'><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
141
142 <para>If you generated the PDF manual, install it and the source TeX
143 file by issuing the following command as the
144 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
145
146<screen role='root'><userinput>install -v -m644 doc/manual.{pdf,tex} \
147 /usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;</userinput></screen>
148
149 </sect2>
150
151 <sect2 role="commands">
152 <title>Command Explanations</title>
153
154 <para><parameter>--enable-pop</parameter>: This switch enables
155 POP3 support.</para>
156
157 <para><parameter>--enable-imap</parameter>: This switch enables
158 IMAP support.</para>
159
160 <para><parameter>--enable-hcache</parameter>: This switch enables
161 header caching.</para>
162
163 <para><parameter>--without-qdbm</parameter>: This switch disables
164 <application>QDBM</application> as the header cache backend.</para>
165
166 <para><parameter>--without-tokyocabinet</parameter>: This switch disables
167 <application>Tokyo Cabinet</application> as the header cache backend.</para>
168
169 <para><parameter>--without-gdbm</parameter>: This switch disables
170 <application>GDBM</application> as the header cache backend.</para>
171
172 <para><parameter>--with-bdb</parameter>: This switch enables
173 <application>Berkeley DB</application> as the header cache backend.</para>
174
175 <para><parameter>--enable-smtp</parameter>: This switch enables
176 SMTP relay support.</para>
177
178 <para><parameter>--with-ssl</parameter>: This parameter adds SSL/TLS
179 support from <xref linkend="openssl"/> in POP3/IMAP/SMTP if they are
180 enabled.</para>
181
182 <para><parameter>--with-sasl</parameter>: This parameter adds
183 authentication support from <xref linkend="cyrus-sasl"/> in POP3/IMAP/SMTP
184 if they are enabled. Depending on the server configuration, this may not
185 be needed for POP3 or IMAP. However, it is needed for SMTP
186 authentication.</para>
187
188 </sect2>
189
190 <sect2 role="configuration">
191 <title>Configuring Mutt</title>
192
193 <sect3 id="mutt-config">
194 <title>Config Files</title>
195
196 <para><filename>/etc/Muttrc</filename>, <filename>~/.muttrc</filename>,
197 <filename>/etc/mime.types</filename>, <filename>~/.mime.types</filename></para>
198
199 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
200 <primary sortas="e-etc-Muttrc">/etc/Muttrc</primary>
201 </indexterm>
202
203 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
204 <primary sortas="e-AA.muttrc">~/.muttrc</primary>
205 </indexterm>
206
207 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
208 <primary sortas="e-etc-mime.types">/etc/mime.types</primary>
209 </indexterm>
210
211 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-config">
212 <primary sortas="e-AA.mime.types">~/.mime.types</primary>
213 </indexterm>
214
215 </sect3>
216
217 <sect3>
218 <title>Configuration Information</title>
219
220 <para>No changes in these files are necessary to begin using
221 <application>Mutt</application>. When you are ready to make changes, the
222 man page for <filename>muttrc</filename> is a good starting place.</para>
223
224 <para>In order to utilize <application>GnuPG</application>, use the following
225 command:</para>
226
227<screen><userinput>cat /usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;/samples/gpg.rc &gt;&gt; ~/.muttrc</userinput></screen>
228
229 <para><application>Mutt</application> uses <command>gpg</command> in the
230 imported sample. If you have <xref linkend="gnupg2"/> installed and you
231 do not have <xref linkend="gnupg"/> installed you can create a symlink
232 to satisfy this condition:</para>
233
234 <screen><userinput>ln -v -s gpg2 /usr/bin/gpg</userinput></screen>
235
236 <para>If, however, you have <xref linkend="gnupg"/> installed and you wish
237 to use <xref linkend="gnupg2"/> you should edit <filename>~/.muttrc</filename>
238 by hand, changing all occurances of <command>gpg</command> to
239 <command>gpg2</command>.</para>
240
241 </sect3>
242
243 </sect2>
244
245 <sect2 role="content">
246 <title>Contents</title>
247
248 <segmentedlist>
249 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
250 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
251 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
252
253 <seglistitem>
254 <seg>flea, mutt, mutt_dotlock, muttbug, pgpewrap, pgpring, and
255 smime_keys</seg>
256 <seg>None</seg>
257 <seg>/usr/share/doc/mutt-&mutt-version;</seg>
258 </seglistitem>
259 </segmentedlist>
260
261 <variablelist>
262 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
263 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
264 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
265
266 <varlistentry id="flea">
267 <term><command>flea</command></term>
268 <listitem>
269 <para>is a bug submitter for <application>Mutt</application>.</para>
270 <indexterm zone="mutt flea">
271 <primary sortas="b-flea">flea</primary>
272 </indexterm>
273 </listitem>
274 </varlistentry>
275
276 <varlistentry id="mutt-prog">
277 <term><command>mutt</command></term>
278 <listitem>
279 <para>is a Mail User Agent (MUA) which enables you to read, write
280 and delete your email.</para>
281 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt-prog">
282 <primary sortas="b-mutt">mutt</primary>
283 </indexterm>
284 </listitem>
285 </varlistentry>
286
287 <varlistentry id="mutt_dotlock">
288 <term><command>mutt_dotlock</command></term>
289 <listitem>
290 <para>implements the mail spool file lock.</para>
291 <indexterm zone="mutt mutt_dotlock">
292 <primary sortas="b-mutt_dotlock">mutt_dotlock</primary>
293 </indexterm>
294 </listitem>
295 </varlistentry>
296
297 <varlistentry id="muttbug">
298 <term><command>muttbug</command></term>
299 <listitem>
300 <para>is a script that executes <command>flea</command>.</para>
301 <indexterm zone="mutt muttbug">
302 <primary sortas="c-muttbug">muttbug</primary>
303 </indexterm>
304 </listitem>
305 </varlistentry>
306
307 <varlistentry id="pgpewrap">
308 <term><command>pgpewrap</command></term>
309 <listitem>
310 <para>prepares a command line for the <xref linkend="gnupg"/>
311 utilities.</para>
312 <indexterm zone="mutt pgpewrap">
313 <primary sortas="c-pgpewrap">pgpewrap</primary>
314 </indexterm>
315 </listitem>
316 </varlistentry>
317
318 <varlistentry id="pgpring">
319 <term><command>pgpring</command></term>
320 <listitem>
321 <para>is a key ring dumper for <ulink
322 url="http://www.pgp.com/">PGP</ulink>. It is not needed for
323 <xref linkend="gnupg"/>.</para>
324 <indexterm zone="mutt pgpring">
325 <primary sortas="c-pgpring">pgpring</primary>
326 </indexterm>
327 </listitem>
328 </varlistentry>
329
330 <varlistentry id="smime_keys">
331 <term><command>smime_keys</command></term>
332 <listitem>
333 <para>manages a keystore for S/MIME certificates.</para>
334 <indexterm zone="mutt smime_keys">
335 <primary sortas="c-smime_keys">smime_keys</primary>
336 </indexterm>
337 </listitem>
338 </varlistentry>
339
340 </variablelist>
341
342 </sect2>
343
344</sect1>
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