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mutt(1) 				   User Manuals 				  mutt(1)

       mutt - The Mutt Mail User Agent

       mutt [-nRyzZ] [-e cmd] [-F file] [-m type] [-f file]

       mutt  [-nx] [-e cmd] [-a file] [-F file] [-H file] [-i file] [-s subj] [-b addr] [-c addr]
       addr [...]

       mutt [-n] [-e cmd] [-F file] -p

       mutt -v[v]

       Mutt is a small but very powerful text based program for  reading  electronic  mail  under
       unix  operating	systems,  including support color terminals, MIME, and a threaded sorting

       -a file
	      Attach a file to your message using MIME.

       -b address
	      Specify a blind-carbon-copy (BCC) recipient

       -c address
	      Specify a carbon-copy (CC) recipient

       -e command
	      Specify a configuration command to be run after processing of initialization files.

       -f mailbox
	      Specify which mailbox to load.

       -F muttrc
	      Specify an initialization file to read instead of ~/.muttrc

       -h     Display help.

       -H draft
	      Specify a draft file which contains header and body to use to send a message.

       -i include
	      Specify a file to include into the body of a message.

       -m type
	      specify a default mailbox type

       -n     Causes Mutt to bypass the system configuration file.

       -p     Resume a postponed message.

       -R     Open a mailbox in read-only mode.

       -s subject
	      Specify the subject of the message.

       -v     Display the Mutt version number and compile-time definitions.

       -x     Emulate the mailx compose mode.

       -y     Start Mutt with a listing of all mailboxes specified by the mailboxes command.

       -z     When used with -f, causes Mutt not to start if there are no messages in  the  mail-

       -Z     Causes Mutt to open the first mailbox specified by the mailboxes command which con-
	      tains new mail.

       EDITOR Editor to invoke when composing a message.

       EMAIL  The user's e-mail address.

       HOME   Full path of the user's home directory.

       MAIL   Full path of the user's spool mailbox.

	      Full path of the user's spool mailbox.  Commonly used when the spool mailbox  is	a
	      maildir (5) folder.

	      Path to search for mailcap files.

	      If this variable is set, mailcap are always used without prompting first.

	      Directory in which the user's PGP public keyring can be found.

       TMPDIR Directory in which temporary files are created.

	      Default Reply-To address.

       VISUAL Editor to invoke when the ~v command is given in the builtin editor.

       ~/.muttrc or ~/.mutt/muttrc
	      User configuration file.

	      System-wide configuration file.

	      Temporary files created by Mutt.

	      User definition for handling non-text MIME types.

	      System definition for handing non-text MIME types.

	      User's personal mapping between MIME types and file extensions.

	      System mapping between MIME types and file extensions.

	      The privileged dotlocking program.

	      The Mutt manual.

       None.  Mutts have fleas, not bugs.

       Suspend/resume  while editing a file with an external editor does not work under SunOS 4.x
       if you use the curses lib in /usr/5lib.	It does work with the S-Lang library, however.

       Resizing the screen while using an external pager causes Mutt to go haywire on  some  sys-

       suspend/resume does not work under Ultrix.

       The  help line for the index menu is not updated if you change the bindings for one of the
       functions listed while Mutt is running.

       For a more up-to-date list of bugs, errm, fleas,  please  visit	the  mutt  project's  bug
       tracking  system under http://bugs.guug.de/.  To report a bug, please use the flea(1) pro-

       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY	WARRANTY;
       without	even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       curses(3),  flea(1),  mailcap(5),   maildir(5),	 mbox(5),   mutt_dotlock(1),   muttrc(5),
       ncurses(3), sendmail(1), smail(1)

       Mutt Home Page: http://www.mutt.org/

       The Mutt manual

       The GNU General Public License.

       Michael Elkins, and others.  Use <mutt-dev@mutt.org> to contact the developers.

Unix					    June 2001					  mutt(1)
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