Problem with mutt in Ubuntu 12

Anders Holmberg anders at
Thu Jan 23 19:42:48 UTC 2014

Can't you just delete the /etc/.mutrc you don't need?
Take a backup of it before if something crashes.
23 jan 2014 kl. 05:41 skrev John J. Boyer <john.boyer at>:

> I have just switched from CentOS to Ubuntu.
> It seems that mutt is reading /etc/Muttrc after my own .muttrc instead 
> of before. This causes some of my settings to be overridden with 
> settings I don't want. 
> Worse,  mutt will not save read messages in the file indicated by the 
> mbox setting. It does save sent messages, however. 
> I guess there is nothing to be  done about the first problem, but there 
> should be some way  to get it to save read lmessages.
> Thanks,
> John
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> Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> Madison, Wisconsin USA
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