[notmuch] Guide for new users?

Brett Viren brett.viren at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 06:41:16 PST 2009

On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Jjgod Jiang <gzjjgod at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1. What's the most efficient way to sync mails from my gmail
> account to a local Maildir? I've tried offlineimap but it
> keeps crashing python (!) on my system (python 2.6, Mac OS X
> 10.6.2).

OfflineIMAP would have been my suggestion.

> 2. How to add notmuch.el into my .emacsrc?
> I know notmuch feels like a tool for geeks, but it will probably
> lower the barrier if someone can provide such a guide in a
> straightforward, step-by-step way.

I put notmuch.el in an ~/.emacs.d/ directory.  Then add this to your
.emacs file:

(add-to-list 'load-path (expand-file-name "~/.emacs.d"))
(require 'notmuch)

In the session type "M-x notmuch".


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