2017-12-21 NOTE: The wiki has been ported over from trac, and is in the process of being cleaned up.
This is the primary starting point for the Mutt Wiki.
Documentation outside of this wiki can be found on the mutt home page: http://www.mutt.org/#doc
- Download instructions: http://www.mutt.org/download.html
- By default pressing
F1loads the manual in mutt (unless your window manager eats
- Otherwise find your locally
installed copy by executing this cmd:
man mutt | grep manual.txt
- If you can't find them locally (often at
/usr/*/doc/mutt/manual.txt(.gz)), then use the manuals at http://www.mutt.org/#doc
These apply to the most recent mutt version (identified at the top of this page) unless otherwise noted.
- MuttGuide for newbies, to learn everything from the basics to the advanced stuff. Or maybe a !UserStory for special cases instead.
- MuttFaq for specific issues when you know the basics. Lists answers to frequently asked questions. Use DebugConfig strategies for unknown problems.
- MacroSamples and generic ConfigTricks of popular solutions to simplify recurring, mass, complex or tricky tasks.
- MuttTools to expand MUA functionality.
- UpgradingTips is a place to provide tips for upgrading to the latest version. We encourage the community to contribute.
- Index of all wiki pages
- MuttMaps of mutters around the world.
- ConfigList of people's configuration files for Mutt (muttrc).
- UserPages link you to more special, detailed, extra info, useful tools.
- Visit official IRC MuttChannel or join the MuttLists. Use their "Paste" pages to work on examples.
- MuttAdvocacy (why mutt sucks less). Enjoy MuttQuotes found in MuttChannel and MuttLists.
Developing mutt and using the latest development code
- MuttDev provides a list of developer resources.
- To get a quick idea of the visible changes between releases, see UPDATING. (More detailed information may be found in the Git log)
- SubmittingPatches tells you what to do when you want to submit your own patch, see PatchList for existing third party patches for Mutt.
- RelevantStandards used/ supported for inter-operability and independence.
- VarNames to track things to be done for a possible new naming scheme.
- MuttPeople who are busy with different aspects of making mutt useful.
- MuttPackages links to packaged version of Mutt in OS distributions