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is the flexible built-in message reader in Emacs. It supports reading and composing both news and mail. It can also use web-based sources as inputs for its groups.

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emacs gnus and macOS mail.app

I have a very large MAILv5 folder on macOS with 11 IMAP mail accounts over 1 TB of data so I don't want to re-download all but instead I want to use Gnus or other Emacs mail client to read mail ...
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Gnus to reuse same window for article buffer

I'm starting to use Gnus to read email. I've made this change so that I get the summary on one side of the screen and email on the other: (gnus-add-configuration '(article (horizontal 1.0 (summary ....
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How do I apply a patch from gnus to a git repo?

I've got an email with a dozen .patch files attached in gnus. I can save them to e.g. ~/Downloads and then apply them with magit-patch-apply-popup, but considering that I've got gnus open on the left (...
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Gnus - Save several articles in a single file

I want to be able to select a number of articles and save them all in a single text file. I know about o (gnus-summary-save-article) and variants of this command, however as I understand it saves the ...
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Error using gnus with gmane

I'm trying to set up gnus for reading mailing lists. According to some threads I have the following in my init.el (setq user-mail-address "myname@domain.org") (setq user-full-name "my name") (setq ...
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gnus starting with an error message, even from emacs -Q - very strange

The error message is "Warning: Opening nntp server on news...failed: >>> (error news/nntp Name or service not known); Server nntp+news previously determined to be down; not retrying;" The ...
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How to prevent Gnus from querying the server during startup?

Gnus documentation says A slightly different approach to foreign groups is to set the gnus-secondary-select-methods variable. The select methods listed in this variable are in many ways just as ...
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gnus, gmail and mbsync..do i need dovecot?

I'm trying to setup using gnus for mail using gmail. I have a solid mbsync installation which saves my mails in a maildir folder. I've been reading lots of guides, including very up to date ones, ...
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gnus to send html-formatted emails

I'm trying to send an html-formatted email via gnus. I found this: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/gnu.emacs.help/nZBJxHHYdko which suggests: 1. M-x mml-insert-part enter 2. Content type: ...
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Gnus only fetch latest X emails?

I'm using Gnus for the first time with gmail. I have a lot of emails which I've read but just don't delete, 20k or so. I want to access them more like the web browser that is only the newest 100 or ...
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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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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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Gnus C-c C-c opens a blank browser window

I am not able to send any mail from gnus. Upon hitting C-c C-c after writing the mail a blank window opens up in my webbrowser and nothing more happens (in the echo-buffer emacs says Starting Firefox.....
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Where's the gnus info manual on Ubuntu?

I installed http://packages.ubuntu.com/zesty/emacs which includes Gnus, but there's no /usr/share/info/gnus.info.gz – am I forced to use the web wowser to read the fine manual, or is there some simple ...
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prin1 abbreviates form with “…” despite expression-print-level?

I have the following function to produce a form that can be "printed" to a ~/.gnus file to configure gnus to use a certain stmp and imap server for an account: (defun gnus-imap-smtp-form (email smtp-...
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use-package gnus ignores :bind

In my emacs config i wrote: (use-package gnus :bind (("<f12>" . gnus) :map gnus-group-mode-map ("q" . gnus-group-suspend) ("Q" . gnus-group-exit)) :...
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How to limit gnus article buffer to specific time period?

When using Gnus, how can I display old messages from a certain time period in article buffer?
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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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create a keybind to jump directly to a specific gnus mailbox summary view?

I want to be able to jump directly via a keybind to a specific mailbox summary view in gnus. for example in the groups view i have a mailbox * 0: nnimap+zeltak:INBOX i want to be able to ...
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gnus-group-make-group error: Duplicate folder name

I cannot use Gnus anymore because of the following error: gnus-group-make-group: Could not create group on server: NO (ALREADYEXISTS) Duplicate folder name Agenda (Failure) I couldn't find anything ...
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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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issue with nnir-search-engine — Gnus

I've a hard time to make Gnus working properly. I got the following error : Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-function nnir-search-engine) Any idea what is wrong? I precise that I've no problem ...
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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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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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Transparently reconnect to servers after a system suspend

I have multiple IMAP and NNTP servers configured in Gnus, mostly over SSL using the integrated GnuTLS. When I put my laptop into suspend-to-RAM for a while, the TCP connections will obviously drop ...
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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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gnus-demon wont auto reliably check emails?

I have found on google these 2 config options: (gnus-demon-add-handler 'gnus-demon-scan-mail 3 t) (gnus-demon-add-handler 'gnus-demon-scan-news 2 t) As far as i know this should auto check and ...
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Emacs/Gnus 24.3 — invisible groups

I configured Gnus to fetch mails from gmail account, and it works well, I can send and receive messages. However, one thing I'd like to improve is ability to add C-u 5 M-x gnus-group-list-all-groups ...
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How to split mail according to both “from” and “subject”?

Hope to try to filter some mail from "foo@example.com" and the subject contains "sw-report". I tried to put this configure to my init.el: (setq nnmail-split-methods 'nnmail-split-fancy ...
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disable on-click mail sending in java mode

using spacemacs in java mode, moving the mouse over an email address displays in the modeline the text mouse-1, C-c RET: mail this address. And if I click on it, a blank email sending form is opened ...
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Composing a message in Gnus runs Kmail

As a new Emacs user, I decided to start using Gnus. I achieved to configure it, but I didn't manage to send mail properly. Indeed, when I use either C-c C-c or M-x message-send-and-exit, it loads ...
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Specify default number of articles to fetch

When selecting a newsgroup to read, gnus prompts for the number of articles to fetch. The value it shows is the number of articles in the group. I recall that there was a way to specify a default ...
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Overriding configuration folder defaults

I have a few different configuration files for Gnus. I don't fully understand best practice here, but I'd like to move them out of my user home directory so that my path is ~/.emacs.d/gnus/gnus, ~/....
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How to save offline copy articles in gnus; Speed up large groups

Earlier today I added gwene as a backend for gnus. (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nntp "news.gwene.org")) I then added a few feeds that I wanted to read and keep up to date on. One of ...
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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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Accidentally killed a Gnus group, how do I restore it?

I use Gnus for mail with nnmail backend. I was in Gnus group buffer and accidentally pressed C-k, which called gnus-group-kill-group. Did I just mindlessly deleted important mail? How do I restore my ...
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How to extract an image from an email in Gnus?

A friend sent me an email with a JPEG photo in the middle of the text. The picture is so big, most of it is outside the screen and I want to view it with an outside image viewer and not in Gnus. How ...
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How to learn to use bbdb? [closed]

that’s some time yet I began to use emacs as much as possible for quite everything (org-mode, Gnus, etc.), but I’m still maintaining a single file with a list of names, numbers, adresses, etc. ...
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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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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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Gnus store sent mail in Inbox

Is there a way to make Gnus store sent emails in the inbox folder? I would like to see all mail, i.e., received and sent mail, in my mail threads in my inbox.
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How to write a function to open real hyperlinks (Org Mode, Gnus Article, elfeed hyperlinks) in a specific browser?

First off, you can find my entire current config at https://gitlab.com/mordocai/emacs.d/tree/4cfdfd76368aa687a6277a22161b40624e32b8fe, just in case I miss including something. I currently have my ...
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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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Report spam to Gmane?

I am lost in Gnus documentation. How can I report spam to Gmane when read Gmane NNPP in Gnus? I set: (with-eval-after-load gnus-art (setq gnus-visible-headers (concat gnus-visible-headers "\\|^...
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set the pgp signing marker to the top of the new message

I try to switch from notmuch mail to Gnus (since the notmuch setup is too komplex; keeping the tags synchronized across three devices is very hard; and due to work requirements I have to move messages ...
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How to prevent Gnus from creating a `~/News` directory?

I'm using Spacemacs on Debian Linux. Each time I start Gnus with SPC a g, it creates a folder ~/News in my home directory. I don't see the point in this, as I only use Gnus to read news via NNTP. ...
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How to prevent gnus from unlocking my GnuPG key

I'm using Gnus to read newsgroups via nntp. I am using mu4e to read and send e-mails. My e-mail server credentials are stored in ~/.authinfo.gpg so that mu4e can access them. My problem is that ...