Mutt auto view for html failing

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Wed Jun 23 16:48:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:54:31 -0400,
  B Wooster <bwooster47 at> wrote:
> So, the fix for Fedora is to manually create a ~/.mailcap, and put in it:
> text/html; /usr/bin/links -dump %s ; nametemplate=%s.html; copiousoutput
> (if using links, change for w3m as appropriate, etc).
> Would be nice if this automatically worked in Fedora with mutt,
> instead of a manual fix.

It looks like mailcap has been effectively replaced by xdg-utils as the
mailcap entries point to that instead of per type tools. So I think you
want to file a bug against xdg-utils.

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