Mutt braille users, please respond!

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Nov 19 17:58:11 UTC 2018

Hello Sergei,

Didier Spaier here, Slint maintainer. Glad you like it <smile>

I am CCing Philippe Delavalade, who is also a Slint, Braille
and Mutt user, so he can answer at least some of your questions.

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On 19/11/2018 18:37, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> I am going back to Linux from a quite a long time staying away from it.
> I found unused Intel Core 2 do Dell desktop and set up Slint distro on
> it. I like the results very much.
> Actually I am going to use console apps on this machine most of the time
> with BRLTTY as my screen reader, providing both speech and Braille.
> I very like Mutt as a e-mail client and already had set up 3 of my mail
> accounts. Everything works smoothly. But I have to admit that I forgot a
> lot of things since the time I used Linux. Besides, I used to be mainly
> a Emacspeak user at that time. So now I would like to make Mutt even
> more friendly to me.
> Firstly I would very much appreciate, if someone reminded me how to make
> this client to move selected messages to certain folders according to
> the rules I set. For example, how to move all messages from this list to
> the Blinux folder on my imap account. BTW, I am not using any external
> tools to fetch or send mail. I let Mutt do everything for me right now.
> Another question, or rather, a request, from me is if any of You could
> share his or her portions from ~.muttrc related to the interface
> settings for both index and pager. I am especially interested to hear
> about it from Braille display users. So far I only set the
> "braille_friendly" variables to "yes" and would like to move further.
> I also installed abook and set it up to work with Mutt. But if there are
> any tricks to make it more Braille friendly, please, let me know!
> I think, I asked enough for the moment. Look forward to hear from You
> and thanks a lot in advance!
> With best regards,
> Sergei.

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