Using offline-imap to send email written offline

Dima Pasechnik dimpase+olimap at
Fri Jan 11 10:20:12 GMT 2013

On 11 January 2013 18:11, Romain Pelisse <belaran at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using Mutt with offline-imap and I'm very happy of it (so all my thanks
> to you, guys). As i'm currently sitting on a plane, writing emails, with
> Mutt, I'm bit sad however to have to manually send them when I'll be online.
> Would there be a way with ofline-imap to send to messages ? Maybe by moving
> them out of drafts to an other special folder ?

imap does not have anything to do with *sending* mail. You might
install postfix, or another queuing smtp server on your machine (or
perhaps you have one already), and send mails just as if your are
online. Next time you really are online, postfix will do the delivery.


> --
> Romain PELISSE,
> "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist
> on coming along and trying to put things in it" -- Terry Pratchett
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