If you want an empty body (when you provide everything else via
parameters), use /dev/null instead of the file
mutt email@example.com < /dev/null
How can I access the development versions of Mutt?
The source code is maintained in a Git repository. You can pull
your own copy for hacking with
git clone https://gitlab.com/muttmua/mutt.git
Afterwards, `git pull` should keep you up to date.
Where do I find the change log of the differences/ features between releases (stable, dev)?
One way is to look at the !ChangeLog file packaged with the source
distribution. However, it's cluttered with lots of
code internal noise which probably makes it hard to find
the relevant entries of interest for
Therefore you're better off look at the UPDATING link on the MuttWiki
start page for digested
Mutt config is pretty static, how to make it more dynamic even without ScriptSupport?
There are still some ways to have the config adapt
dynamically, maybe one of the ConfigTricks does it
What is the meaning of "mbox", "maildir", "mailbox" and "folder"?
These terms are heavily OverloadedNames, meaning
different people use the same terms for different
How to fix error 'Could not copy message'?
A general-purpose error message. Frequently, the reason is that your
"$tmpdir" becomes full when you try to read this
message. Either free some hdd space in that volume,
or use another volume.
Other causes may be other 'helper' applications, including crytpo tools
used to decrypt/verify signed/encrypted mail. Enabling debug mode (if
compiled in) may reveal more helpful error output.
Switching folders is too slow with big folders, how to speed up?
Upgrade to 1.5.15 or later (or wait for 1.6 ;), there is header caching
included. Once the cache is built, you should notice
an improvement. Beware to clear/ remove the cache
when upgrading or debugging.
How to trigger a script on new mail?
This doesn't work before 1.5.xx, so upgrade first.
Then see the example in manual.txt about Filters and