Console based email and Gmail, any luck?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Aug 8 12:40:52 UTC 2022

Tim here.  Are you trying to access the account live/online or via
pulling mail locally with something like POP3 or using mbsync/offlineimap
to sync up mail to a local cache?

As someone else mentioned, the easiest way is to set up an "app
password", then use that as your login, whether provided in your
~/.muttrc for mutt/neomutt, or using those credentials in your
~/.mbsync or ~/.offlineimaprc file for syncing the mail to a local


On Mon, Aug 08, 2022 at 09:03:50AM +0100, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>As it says, any luck with console based clients? All I'm getting is being
>sent in circles with non working Python scripts and vague blog pages.
>I'm trying to get Mutt or Neomutt to still work with Gmail post nuking of
>passwords, but...I can
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