Mutt Configuration
What is Mutt?

Mutt is a small but very powerful text based program for reading and sending electronic mail, including support for color terminals, MIME, OpenPGP, and a threaded sorting mode.


Edit Muttrc located at “C:\PTSOURCE\PTLynx\PTLynx\Data\PTLynx” . Choose either IMAP or POP.

Personal information

Add the following lines to Muttrc:

# Account
set realname  = 'Foo Bar'
set from      =

# Send
set smtp_url  = smtps://$
set smtp_pass = $imap_pass

# Connection
set ssl_force_tls = yes
set ssl_starttls  = yes

Using IMAP with Mutt

Add the following lines to Muttrc:

# Receive
set imap_user =
set imap_pass = 'password'
set folder    = imaps://
set imap_check_subscribed

# Folder
set spoolfile = +INBOX
set postponed = +Drafts
set record    = +Sent

Using POP with Mutt

Add the following lines to Muttrc:

set mbox_type=Maildir
set folder=~/mail
set spoolfile=+/
set header_cache=~/.cache/mutt
set record = +Sent
unset record
set my_pass='password'
set my_user=username

set realname = 'Foo Bar'
set from =
set use_from = yes

set smtp_url=smtps://$username:$
set ssl_force_tls = yes
set smtp_authenticators = "login"

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