This is the primary starting point for the Mutt Wiki.
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Documentation outside of this wiki: The Mutt home page is http://www.mutt.org/
- Download instructions and Mercurial (hg) access: http://www.mutt.org/download.html
- By default pressing F1 loads the manual in mutt (unless your window manager eats F1).
- 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 lists frequently asked questions for specific issues when you know the basics. Use DebugConfig strategies for unknown problems.
- MuttTools to expand MUA functionality.
- Index of all MuttWiki 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
- If you want to build your own mutt from source, please visit http://dev.mutt.org/
- To get a quick idea of the visible changes between releases, see UPDATING. (More detailed information may be found in the Mercurial log)
- The bug tracking system http://bugs.mutt.org/ includes the wishlist for new features.
- Try nightly snapshots at http://dev.mutt.org/nightlies/ for fixes.
- 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 interoperability and independence.
- User-friendliness: ManualTOC? for what the packaged manual.txt should be like, 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