mutt - no incoming mailboxes defined
On Fri, 16 Mar 2012 15:58:51 +0000, john gennard wrote:
> I've been using Debian since Slink days, but I'm now 81 and had a stroke
> some 30 months ago which has done severe damage to my brain.
Get my sincerely congrats, sir, for still having the joy to play with
computers and messing with Mutt :-)
> Would someone kindly explain what Mutt does when it launches,
If you run Mutt with debug flag you will get more information:
(don't send this log file to any public source because it can contain
sensitive data, is just for your review)
> and give the .muttrc entries for mbox, maildir (which I use), and how
> Mail fits in. I run from my user John's home directory.
Are you using a local mailbox or a pop3/imap local account?
There's a nice guide here:
My first mutt / Mail storage
> Sorry to ask such a simple question, but it's so frustrating to be in
> this state.
There is nothing to sorry about. Mutt configuration it can be a bit
cryptic. I still barely use the 15% of its capabilities :-P
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