mutt snippets

Delete messages containing a keyword in mutt

Tagged mutt, mail, bulk, delete  Languages bash

Bulk operations in mutt, a console based email client, are easy. Here's how to delete messages containing the keyword 'Newsletter'.

T
Newsletter
;
d
$

T - asks which messages you want to tag and you reply with 'Newsletter'.

; - asks which action you want to run on the tagged messages.

d - tells that the action you want is delete.

$ - synchronizes the view with the underlying persistence layer.