mutt with muttprofile and GnuPG-Support

Andrew Gould andrewlylegould at
Thu Jul 30 13:58:20 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 6:55 AM, Randall Wood<zafiro17 at> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jul 2009 14:53:47 -0500, "Doug Poland" <doug at>
> said:
>> On Tue, July 28, 2009 11:49, Christian Grube wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I was wondering, why there is no IMAP/SMTP-Support in mutt
>> > or mutt-devel. I have had mutt-ng and muttprofile on my debianbox
>> > and it works like a charm.
>> >
>> > Is there a small hint for me to provide the same functionality under
>> > FreeBSD 8?
>> >
>> I've been using mutt-devel for years with IAMP support.  A quick look
>> at the Makefile leads me to believe IMAP support is built in and not a
>> configurable knob.
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Doug
> IMAP support is AT LEAST in mutt-devel and probably in mutt as well, and
> has been since the 1.3 days (2003 or so).  As for SMTP support, that
> appeared around 1.5.17 I think (about a year ago); you might have to use
> mutt-devel for it.  That said, I find mutt-devel to be as stable as I
> could hope for and never seem to have any problems with it, unlike some
> devel packages that can be flaky.  I think if you type mutt -v at the
> prompt, it will show you which options were compiled in.
> _______________________________________________

I may be misunderstanding the issue with SMTP.  Is the poster just
needing to send email through a non-local email server?  If so, the
port msmtp is very easy to use and works very well with mutt.


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