Mutt braille users, please respond!

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Nov 19 18:41:30 UTC 2018

Hi Didier!

Thank You very much for your really excellent work! I am glad that You
are on this list and I am going to come up with Slint specific questions
very soon! :-)

With best regards,


On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 06:58:11PM +0100, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> 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.
> You can also register to the Slint mailing list:
> Best,
> Didier
> 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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