Mutt and GNOME MIME types

A little while ago I wanted to launch an OGG file attached to an email. Since I read email in Mutt and it does such an excellent job of delegating unknown MIME types to external applications I simply pressed v (to see the attachments), selected the OGG attachment and pressed enter. Realplayer launched! Imagine my …

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Getting Mutt-NG and gpg-agent to play nice

The last time I tried getting gpg-agent to work I gave up. That was on Ubuntu, and I only spent about 5 minutes on it. This time around I spent 10 minutes on it, and it’s working like a charm. After installing gnupg-agent and pinentry-gtk2 I fired up the following line to ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf use-agent I …

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