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Name: GNU Mailutils
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This project is part of the GNU Project.

GNU Mailutils is a rich and powerful protocol-independent mail framework. It contains a series of useful mail libraries, clients, and servers. These are the primary mail utilities for the GNU system. The central library is capable of handling electronic mail in various mailbox formats and protocols, both local and remote. Specifically, this project contains a POP3 server, an IMAP4 server, and a Sieve mail filter. It also provides a POSIX "mailx" client and a collection of other handy tools.

Registration Date: Wed 31 Jan 2001 05:31:34 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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Mailuils 2.99.94 [alpha]
     posted by gray, Sun 06 Nov 2011 08:50:38 AM UTC - 0 replies

Mailutils version 2.99.94 is available for download from This is an alpha release featuring almost a complete rewrite of the Mailutils code
base. See its NEWS file for a list of changes.

Mailutils 2.2
     posted by gray, Thu 09 Sep 2010 08:23:50 AM UTC - 0 replies

Mailutils 2.2 is available for download from This release fixes bugs found since the previous 2.1 version:

Guile support updated to compile with Guile 1.9

MIME header parser fixed

It is now fully ...

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Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later"
     posted by gray, Thu 10 Sep 2009 09:17:37 PM UTC - 0 replies

GNU Mailutils Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later" is available for download from and its mirrors worldwide. As its informal name suggests, this release is a milestone in the project's history. Ten years ago, on ...

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Mailutils 2.0
     posted by gray, Thu 25 Dec 2008 11:42:20 PM UTC - 0 replies

Mailutils 2.0 is available for download. As indicated by the increase in the major number, this release contains lots of cosiderable (and, sometimes, backward-incompatible) changes over the last stable release. For the full list of changes, please see the NEWS file.

Visit Mailutils manual page for documentation updates.

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