Mutt is a console based mail client for Unix-based clients (such as Linux) that has been developed since 1995. Its original developer, Michael Elkins, declared at the time that:
"All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less."
This has remained the Mutt slogan ever since with the most recent release, Mutt 1.5.23, released on March 12, 2014. Configuration can be a little complex, some of the following links should be useful for this:
- The Mutt E-Mail Client 1.5.3: The online manual for the 'development' version of Mutt
- The Mutt E-Mail Client 1.4.3: The online manual for the 'release' version of Mutt
- Mutt and Gmail: An Ubuntu Community Wiki page that shows how to use Mutt with Gmail
- Mutt - Arch Wiki: A great page with details on configuration of Mutt