[CentOS] Centos 8 Mate?

Fri Oct 18 15:36:25 UTC 2019
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 2019-10-18 10:27, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 09:23:38AM -0500, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> And last but not least: I got used to some way of interaction with computer,
>> and that way is most productive for me after very long use. I don't want to
>> blend in iPad generation, I want to stay productive which I am. So, I use
>> Mutt (on FreeBSD, which my workstation runs, it is so easy and
>> straightforward to install and maintain Mutt).

I corrected myself, I meant above: Mate (desktop). The Desktop 
Environment that is behaving and interacting with me the old fashioned 
way I became productive using since forever.

> Nothing stopping you from using mutt on a CentOS system, regardless of
> what desktop environment you use, just as email clients such as
> Evolution and kmail can run in other desktop environments.
> It's too bad that Mutt doesn't support GMail's authentication well
And no, I don't use gmail anything, I know you are a wast majority who 
don't care, so, I'll not explain, and will stop right here.


> (except by turning on the insecure password authentication, App
> Passwords are disabled in my work email account).  You can kinda get
> it working with the oauth2 support but it requires you set up an OAuth
> client ID and client secret first, which I don't have access to for
> work account.  I really like mutt and prefer it to webmail.

Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247