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Re: which mutt?




On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 02:57:10PM -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> Russell L. Harris wrote: 
> > On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 09:40:05AM -0700, Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> > > On 05/03/2019 04:43 AM, Francisco M Neto wrote:
> > > > AFAIK in Stretch Mutt actually means Neomutt. There was a flamewar...
> > 
> > I found the war in the threads, but I did not find the outcome.
> > 
> > 
> > > > In Buster, Mutt means Mutt, and Neomutt means Neomutt.
> > 
> > As it should be.
> > 
> > 
> > > > I suppose if you want to use "Vanilla" Mutt in Stretch you need to
> > > > get it some other way.
> > > > 
> > > > [1] https://jmtd.net/log/mutt_year_zero
> > > > [2] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=870635
> > 
> > I am willing to wait for Buster to reach stable status; besides, that
> > gives me an impetus to upgrade.
> > 
> > 
> > P.S.  Would someone kindly tell me how, while in Mutt and reading a
> > message such as this, to launch a browser to open links such as [1]
> > and [2] above?
> 
> Two things:
> 
> in .muttrc:
> 
> auto_view text/html
> 
> in .mailcap or /etc/mailcap:
> 
> text/html; /usr/bin/sensible-browser %s; description=HTML Text; nametemplate=%s.html
> text/html; /usr/bin/firefox-esr %s; description=HTML Text; test=test -n "$DISPLAY";  nametemplate=%s.html
> text/html; /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --incognito %s; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"
> application/xhtml_xml; /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --incognito %s; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"
> text/html; /usr/bin/lynx -force_html %s; needsterminal; description=HTML Text; nametemplate=%s.html
> text/html; /usr/bin/lynx -dump -force_html %s; copiousoutput; description=HTML Text; nametemplate=%s.html
> 
> or similar.
> 
> -dsr-
> 

Or:  Pressing Ctrl-b while viewing the message brings up your browser
with a list of the links in the message.

Cheers,
David