The Mutt package contains a Mail User Agent. This is useful for reading, writing, replying to, saving, and deleting your email.
Download (HTTP): http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mutt/mutt-1.5.11.tar.gz
Download (FTP): ftp://ftp.mutt.org/mutt/devel/mutt-1.5.11.tar.gz
Download MD5 sum: 00e6f8f7c37d4840e5e30583ebee21ce
Download size: 3.1 MB
Estimated disk space required: 24.2 MB
Estimated build time: 0.4 SBU
GnuPG-1.4.3, OpenSSL-0.9.8d or GnuTLS (which needs libgpg-error then libgcrypt), an MTA (that provides a sendmail command), Aspell-0.60.4, MIT Kerberos V5-1.6 or Heimdal-0.7.2, Cyrus SASL-2.1.21, S-Lang-2.0.6, libidn-0.6.3, GDBM-1.8.3, and GDB
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/mutt
This version of Mutt is a development release. The BLFS staff has determined that it provides a stable program and fixes two issues in the current stable version of Mutt: a segmentation fault that occurs under certain conditions and a compilation problem when building with GCC-4.0.3. To find the current stable release, please refer to the Mutt home page.
Mutt requires a group named mail. You can add this group, if it does not exist, with this command:
groupadd -g 34 mail
chgrp -v mail /var/mail
Fix a security vulnerability in Mutt:
patch -Np1 -i ../mutt-1.5.11-security_fix-1.patch
Install Mutt by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \ --enable-pop --enable-imap && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the root user:
--enable-pop: This switch enables POP3 support.
--enable-imap: This switch enables IMAP support.
--with-...: This switch enables the various dependencies.
Last updated on 2007-02-05 14:09:23 -0600