Google is nuking simple username/password sign ins?

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Fri Mar 4 18:18:11 UTC 2022

Sure, but redacted my gmail from it

The email is here with my gmail redacted...this is what Google sent me. 
Seems like they have a very, very broad idea of what 'less secure' 
means. I like checking my email in a terminal thanks...


On 30 May, you may lose access to apps that are using less secure 
technology
     <gmail  address redacted>
To help keep your account secure, Google will no longer support the use 
of third-party apps or devices which ask you to sign in to your Google 
Account using only your username and password. Instead, you’ll need to 
sign in using Sign in with Google or other more secure technologies, 
like OAuth 2.0. Learn moreWhat do you need to do?

Email software, like Outlook 2016 or earlier, has less secure access to 
your Gmail. Switch to Office 365, Outlook 2019 or newer, or any other 
email software where you can sign in using Sign in with Google.
Learn more
You received this email to let you know about important changes to your 
Google Account and services.
© 2022 Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

That's the email I got. I put the dashes in to mark the start of it. I 
did a quick search and found Mutt apparently has a way to handle 
Oauth2.0 stuff but it's a pain to set up, annoyingly and broke majorly 
when I tried it

On 3/4/22 18:04, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Would you be comfortable sharing that email with the list?
> Karen
> On Fri, 4 Mar 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> I just got this in my inbox saying from 30 May, I won't be able to
>> simply sign in with a username/password.
>> So does that mean for things like rclone, Mutt, etc I'll need to do app
>> specific passwords or set up Oauth 2.0?
>> Which leads me to my next question...
>> Is there anything terminal based that's like mutt/rclone that supports
>> Oauth 2.0 already so I can be ahead of this?
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