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When I use mutt under Ubuntu like below, my email address is shown as maemo@maemo-TomXue. I want to change it but didn't find how to do, who could help me? Thanks!

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From: maemo maemo@maemo-TomXue
  To: hello@what.com
  Cc:
 Bcc:

Subject: 111 Reply-To: Fcc: ~/sent Mix: Security: None

-- Attachments - I 1 /tmp/mutt-maemo-desktop-1000-4182-199622
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Either start reading up on mutt's configuration, or export EMAIL=my.address@example.com from your `.bashrc'

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Thank yo for your reply! –  user866735 Jan 7 '12 at 7:34
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If this works for you, please accept the answer –  tumbleweed Jan 7 '12 at 8:25

The most standard way to do this is to use a ~/.muttrc file and add the following to it:

set from = "my_preferred_address@whatever.com"

And this should solve the problem... Other useful settings to use are:

 set realname="My RealName"
 set use_from=yes
 set envelope_from ="yes"

Have a look here for a discussion of the correct way to set "From" and other matters...

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