How to install Mutt
on Debian

Mutt

Mutt

Snapcrafters

Mutt

Mutt is a sophisticated text-based Mail User Agent. Some highlights

  • MIME support (including RFC1522 encoding/decoding of 8-bit message headers and UTF-8 support).
  • PGP/MIME support (RFC 2015).
  • Advanced IMAP client supporting SSL encryption and SASL authentication.
  • POP3 support.
  • ESMTP support.
  • Message threading (both strict and non-strict).
  • Keybindings are configurable, default keybindings are much like ELM; Mush and PINE-like ones are provided as examples.
  • Handles MMDF, MH and Maildir in addition to regular mbox format.
  • Messages may be (indefinitely) postponed.
  • Colour support.
  • Highly configurable through easy but powerful rc file.
  • Support for compressed mailboxes.
  • An optional Sidebar.

This is a confined snap, so is unable to read the ~/.muttrc. So place your configuration in ~/snap/mutt/common/.muttrc where the snap will be able to access it.

This snap is maintained by the Snapcrafters community, and is not necessarily endorsed or officially maintained by the upstream developers.

Details for Mutt

License
GPL-2.0
Last updated
6 August 2019

Enable snaps on Debian and install Mutt

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Enable snapd

On Debian 9 (Stretch), snap can be installed directly from the command line:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Install Mutt

To install Mutt, simply use the following command:

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