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Email-related questions across the different clients (gnus, mu4e, rmail, etc.)

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How can I search all/single mu4e contexts?

I have set up a couple of contexts in mu4e for the different email accounts I use. I would like to have a single command to search through all of them. Is there a simple way to do this? EDIT: Ok, I ...
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organize e-mail with gnus [closed]

How am I supposed to organize my daily mail with Gnus? Where to put my old mail (without deleting it) and stay in touch with all those old or incoming TODOs and topics? Background: I already got a ...
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Gnus fails to connect to GMail AUTHENTICATIONFAILED

How can I debug what exactly is being sent and where? The account I'm trying to connect has "two-step" authorization enabled. However, I've checked that IMAP access is enabled and that "less secure" ...
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Send in mail mode?

New to emacs and noticed the built in mail mode. Once I enter mail mode and fill everything out, what is the keyboard shortcut to send the email?
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Colouring mail headers by recipient email addr

I currently use mutt but am trying to switch email to emacs. One of the features I rely heavily on is the ability to see which of my many email addresses a message was sent to in the mail summary pane ...
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gnus: doesn't delete articles over IMAP

As Gnus documentation suggests, pressing B in the Summary Plugged mode deletes an email. So Gnus doesn't display them, but they're still visible in Web-based gmail client. Please note that I did set ...
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Upload ICS calendar file to Google Calendar

I read my email in Emacs, and every now and then I receive an ICS file as an attachment, usually in a confirmation message for an event I've signed up for. That's very kind of them, because it means ...
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how to do “mark-as-important” in mu4e?

I want to mark some messages as "important", and later on I can search for all emails marked as important. This is like Gmail's custom label function. Can I do it with mu4e?
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Unable to configure gnus with openmailbox server

I want to use gnus for reading and sending mails from my openmailbox address via IMAP, but can't configure it properly. In /.gnus.el I wrote (setq user-mail-address "email@openmailbox.org" ...
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make gnus to place inbound emails per folders

I have a gmail account, and have set up gnus to read my email over IMAP. I'm also subscribed to a few mailing lists, and want them to be placed in individual directories, e.g. ml-openstack, ml-dpdk ...
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bulk mail using emacs

I am looking for a way to bulk generate emails in emacs. Is there any plugin I am not aware of? I need to read 'name', 'surname', 'email', and an additional field from a CSV and place those values in ...
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How can I (automatically) check for new mail in Wanderlust?

Wanderlust doesn't update the number of new/unread/total mails in the "Folder" view. I have configured it to use my dovecot imap server and I didn't find any way to configure an update interval or ...
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How to export org files to plain text files as it looks like in clean view?

I want to print org files or share them with in emails. Clean view looks good for these purposes. Is it possible to export org files so that the output text file looks exactly like clean view (of ...
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Better display of local time in message-insert-formatted-citation-line?

The default behavior in emacs-25 for the following code is for message citation lines to display the time in UTC, even if (current-time-zone) returns a local time zone such as (-18000 "EST"), and even ...
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How to make Wanderlust mark replied emails as “answered”

I noticed that Wanderlust 2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) does not automatically mark an email as "answered" to which I have written a reply, as some other mail clients do. How can I make it do so? I am ...
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Can't get gnus to work with Gmail and GPG

I was once able to read and write my Gmail email in Gnus, but now I am unable to and can't figure out the problem. There seem to be several problems -- (a) with my gpg2 setup; (b) with my gnus nnimap ...
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`mu4e-contexts` multiple gmail accounts using incorrect smtp credentials

I'm attempting to set up multiple Gmail accounts using mu4e-context's. I have a lot of the features working except one. I can switch between contexts, update my mail in each account (using offlineimap)...
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`message-insert-signature` : Do not add the “--” prefix?

How can I make message-insert-signature not inserting the -- prefix? If not possible, is there a another function that inserts signature without the -- prefix?
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configure gnus to read and send emails with thunderbird

Can we configure gnus to use an external mail retrieval (like thunderbird) to read and send emails? What I mean is let the external application do the job of connecting to the mail server and use ...
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Do not automatically sign emails directed to mailing lists and such

I configured emacs to automatically sign emails: (add-hook 'mu4e-compose-mode-hook 'mml-secure-message-sign) However, mailing lists often add a footer to the message and that breaks the signature. ...
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GNUS - mark all articles in the thread as Unread

I was searching through docs at https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/gnus/ but could not find the proper key sequence for this. What is the key sequence for this?
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gnus doesn't periodically check emails

I have the following in my ~/.gnus: (gnus-demon-add-handler, 'gnus-demon-scan-mail 5 t) (gnus-demon-init) I expect that gnus will be checking for new emails every 5 min, however this doesn't happen. ...
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Is there a way to color replies in the email body on mu4e?

I'm on some mailing lists and there is a top-post culture. It's difficult for me to visually delineate the reply from the original content. Is there facility for coloring (perhaps in alternating ...
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Emacs mail - The TLS connection was non-properly terminated

I am trying to send mail through emacs via my gmail account. I understand that this means it is senting using SMTP. However, when I go through the basic steps to send mail through my gmail account, ...
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Can I visit an org-link from a buffer without changing window configuration?

I'm currently trying to streamline my email/org workflow. I have a function which adds links to an org-buffer if a mail message contains DCO style signoff tags: (defvar my-dco-tag-re (rx (: bol (...
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Global message count in modeline in Wanderlust

Does anyone know if it is possible to setup in the modeline globally the total number of unread messages in the Inbox with Wanderlust? I want to be able to see any and all unread messages in my ...
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Seeking scheme for readonly viewing email messages, i.e. *.eml

Because I used helm's helm-source-mac-spotlight I often get email files in my result lists. This is great. It often surfaces old discussions about the issue I'm working on. But, these files have ...
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Remove attachments from emails

I use Mu4e to do email and my emails are stored locally in a maildir. People often send me emails with large attachments. I'd like to keep the emails but not the attachments because I'm paying for ...
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mu4e does not sync the “move to folder” action to the IMAP server

I am using spacemacs (I don't think it should matter though) mu/mu4e and mbsync When I use "move to folder" followed by "execute mark", I expect the "movement of message from Inbox to Archive" to be ...
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Open HTML email in browser but preventing loading of images and scripts

Email mail clients such as mu4e are not perfectly suited to view HTML emails. I usually try to view it in Emacs (using Emacs' own HTML redinging enging shr) but revert to opening the email in a ...
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How to open a message/mime digest (within Gnus?), like ~/mail/Incoming<code>

Recently I did some shit within Gnus: I deleted a lot (thousands) of mails, trying to respool them in another group and rename it to the first group after having deleted it (i.e. to prepend an old ...
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How to find previous and next emails in mu4e

Say that I'm looking at an email that's part of a chain in mu4e and I want to find the next and previous emails. Is there an easy way to do that?
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Gnus shows all mail directories twice

I have Gnus set up to get mail via nnimap and it works fine, except for one small problem: It shows all directories twice, once with a slash as the separator, once with a dot as the separator. So I ...
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mu4e folders for multiple accounts (contexts)

I'm trying to set mu4e to use for both personal and work gmail accounts. I successfully configured offlineimap and fetched the mail. Then I tried setting mu4e, and according documentation: the ...
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setting up Gnus 5.13 with OfflineIMAP and Dovecot

I am trying to set up Gnus 5.13 to access a local maildir (created by OfflineIMAP) via Dovecot. I know I could access OfflineIMAP's maildir directly, but as far as I know, this causes problems with ...
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send mail later in Gnus

I'm trying to find out if there is way to schedule a mail for later delivery in Gnus. I am not trying to just queue a mail to be sent whenever a connection becomes available, but I am looking for a ...
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Splitting mail with gnus

I'm using emacs' gnus to connect to a gmail and a hotmail account, I'm currently unable to split email into specific groups. All of my email is collecting in their respective inboxes, regardless of my ...
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How to move multiple articles from one Gnus group to another?

B m (gnus-summary-move-article) in Gnus summary mode allows to move an article from one group to another. But how do I move not a single, but tens or hundreds of articles from one group to another? ...
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Gnus doesn't see mail, even though files are there

My message-directory is ~/.emacs.d/mail, this is where Gnus stores all my mail. Suppose I have a directory misc that contains some email in nnml format. I create a Group mail.misc, move directory misc ...
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How to display plain text attachments inline with mu4e?

I'm using mu4e as my email client and it works fine for the most part. However, I'm working with patches sent via email very often and mu4e won't display inlined attachments as part of the email body,...
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Can't send mail from Gnus, but message works?

I can send mail with message, via C-x m. However, when I try to send a message from Gnus, via m in the summary buffer, or other commands like S r, F etc, the message shows up in my sent folder in Gnus,...
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Multiple process categories for Gnus

When I process emails, 90% of my messages are either deleted or archived. When I get a big backlog, I work through the list marking a batch, then archiving or deleting them (B del or B m), and then ...
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mu4e sending email fails when using proxy?

I'm using PrivateInternetAccess for my proxy and when I enable it, sending email via mu4e times out (although retrieving emails works fine). With the proxy disabled, sending works fine. Here's a ...
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How would you do a mail merge?

I am trying to replace Microsoft Word(shudder) for this specific process. The process is not specific for email or traditional Mail but similar. The process is that I have a template file with ...
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How to TAB between fields in message-mode?

I use message-mode to compose and send email. Rather than having to navigate manually through the fields, I would like to able to TAB from the To: field to the Subject: field, then TAB again to bring ...
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Difference between C-x m and M-x mail

When I attach files using M-x mml-attach-file, C-x m does attachments as expected but M-x mail just sends the text <#part type="text/plain" filename="~/Downloads/coding_style.c" disposition=...
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Which, if any, of the emacs email programs is written exclusively in elisp?

I am looking for a pure elisp email program to examine and potentially modify.
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Email sending failed

I send emails with C-x m and AFAIK everything is configured OK. However, recently I got this response when I wanted to send an email: smtpmail-send-it: Sending failed: 535 5.7.8 Error: ...
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Creating a contact group from a local file to use with mu4e

I have a file ~/foo/contacts.csv whose first two columns look like Student ID,Student Name firstID@foo.org,"Lennon, John" secondID@foo.org,"McCartney, Paul" thirdID@foo.org,"Harrison, George" ...
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How to make Emacs check my email and report new mail

I'm using GNUS to read my emails. Is there some way to make it automatically check my mail box and report new mails somehow? Maybe some package exists to do this sort of thing?