Mutt and Gmail
I'm starting to yous mutt + msmtp to send email with my gmail instead of Thunderdbird but i have a few question about encription:
I follow this tutorial for the configuration Using Mutt with Gmail and the resulting file was something like this:
and made a new conf file with
Although it might not answer your question, that tutorial you found is "more complicated" than it has to be.
Here is the tutorial I use whenever I have to configure Mutt (on a new computer, or when my computer gets hosed for whatever reason): http://shreevatsa.wordpress.com/2007...e-minimal-way/
It's hell to configure a mail server to work with gmail. On one machine, I had to give up because I hit a wall, and couldn't proceed unless I upgraded to a bleeding edge version of the mail server that implemented ssl/tls in the particular way that gmail requires, which would have meant overhauling a large partion of the OS installation.
Even when the mail server is current, most of the web pages out there give incomplete or outdated guidance, and you end up having to piece together the steps from multiple sources.
If you do manage to get it working, you'll find that gmail is a lousy server to send mail through anyway because of all the restrictions. See:
Gmail also does DNS blacklisting, so you can't rely on them for anything important coming inbound.
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