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Old 07-05-2007, 10:34 AM   #1
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mutt and envelope_from_address

Hello and mtia,

Fedora Core 6.

I have copied created under /root a muttrc file from a sample under /usr/share/doc//mutt-
I also created a ~/.muttrc-local

In the muttrc-local I have added two variables.

set use_envelope_from=yes
set envelope_from_address="user@domain"
However when I send a mail, I now recieve errors on the above two variables saying they are unknown. I have read the man pages and much dcumentation and I believe that the above is correct, I have them excatly as shown in documentation. What am I missing?


[EDIT] Alternatively, if someone knows how to change the From: field via command line(shell script) that would be entirely useful as well.

Last edited by lord-fu; 07-05-2007 at 10:57 AM.
Old 07-05-2007, 11:34 AM   #2
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Well, I use:

set use_from=yes
set from=""
within .muttrc-local and all works, as far as via commandline I can -F /path/to/file.

Hope it helps someone.


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