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modest

Section: User Manuals (1) Updated: November 2007
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NAME

modest - The Modest Mail User Agent  

SYNOPSIS

modest [showui]  

DESCRIPTION

Modest is a graphical e-mail program, targetting resource-constrained environments, such as older PCs and internet tablets. It aims to be easy to use and provide a complete e-mail experience, while keeping the resource usage at a modest level (by 2007 standards).  

OPTIONS

showui
To actually start with the UI, you have to provide the 'showui' parameter to modest. Reason for this not being the default is to allow for DBUS-activation of various services without showing the UI.
 

ENVIRONMENT

MODEST_DEBUG The MODEST_DEBUG environment may contain any number of ':'-separated strings to trigger certain debugging features:

abort-on-warning
Abort the program when any Gtk/Glib warning or error occurs. This can be useful when running inside a debugger.
debug-code
Run various pieces of debug-only code in modest
log-actions
Log actions to the log file (not available yet)
debug-objects
Debug GObject usage (G_TYPE_DEBUG_OBJECTS)
debug-signals
Debug GSignal usage (G_TYPE_DEBUG_SIGNALS)
factory-settings
Return all the user-settings to the 'factory defaults'
 

EXIT CODES

Normally, modest will exit with 0 as its exit code. In case of any error, the exit code will be non-zero.  

FILES

~/.modest/cache
Modest e-mail cache.
~/.modest/local_folders
Root of the local folders hierarchy (in Maildir format)
 

BUGS

Some... If you find one, please let us know!  

NO WARRANTIES

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.  

SEE ALSO

mutt(3), maildir(5),

Modest Home Page: http://modest.garage.maemo.org/

 

COPYRIGHTS

Copyright (c) 2006,2007 Nokia Corporation All rights reserved.

 

AUTHORS

Dirk-Jan C. Binnema and many others. Modest uses the Tinymail framework, written by Philip Van Hoof.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
EXIT CODES
FILES
BUGS
NO WARRANTIES
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHTS
AUTHORS

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