LKBEN11176: Howto delete all mails with mutt


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You have a lot of mail in your mailbox and want to delete them at once

Cause

none

Solution

You start mutt and enter capital D (shift + d). Mutt will ask you at the bottom of the screen for a matching.

Enter a matching code and press enter. e.g.

~s .* will delete all subjects with the regular expressen .* which will delete everything. Now leave and confirm.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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