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# Enable IMAP in Gmail accout, by settings->forwarding POP/IMAP
 
# Enable IMAP in Gmail accout, by settings->forwarding POP/IMAP
 
# Use Gmail’s IMAP as a (secondary) select method
 
# Use Gmail’s IMAP as a (secondary) select method
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(add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nnimap "gmail"
 
(add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nnimap "gmail"
 
                                   (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com")
 
                                   (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com")
 
                                   (nnimap-server-port 993)
 
                                   (nnimap-server-port 993)
 
                                   (nnimap-stream ssl)))
 
                                   (nnimap-stream ssl)))
 +
 
or Using Gmail as primary select method  
 
or Using Gmail as primary select method  
 +
 
(setq gnus-select-method '(nnimap "gmail"
 
(setq gnus-select-method '(nnimap "gmail"
 
  (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com")
 
  (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com")
 
  (nnimap-server-port 993)
 
  (nnimap-server-port 993)
 
  (nnimap-stream ssl)))
 
  (nnimap-stream ssl)))
 +
 
# Put following line  in your ~/.authinfo
 
# Put following line  in your ~/.authinfo
 
machine imap.gmail.com login username@gmail.com password secret port 993
 
machine imap.gmail.com login username@gmail.com password secret port 993

Revision as of 01:46, 27 March 2012

Gnus is a program running in Emacs for reading and editing e-mails and Usernet News


==Using Gnus with Gmail

  1. Make sure starttls package in installed on your system
  2. Create a Gmail account
  3. Enable IMAP in Gmail accout, by settings->forwarding POP/IMAP
  4. Use Gmail’s IMAP as a (secondary) select method

(add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nnimap "gmail"

                                 (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com")
                                 (nnimap-server-port 993)
                                 (nnimap-stream ssl)))

or Using Gmail as primary select method

(setq gnus-select-method '(nnimap "gmail" (nnimap-address "imap.gmail.com") (nnimap-server-port 993) (nnimap-stream ssl)))

  1. Put following line in your ~/.authinfo

machine imap.gmail.com login username@gmail.com password secret port 993

  1. Enable using gmail’s SMTP server by put following line in ./gnus.el

(setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it

     smtpmail-starttls-credentials '(("smtp.gmail.com" 587 nil nil))
     smtpmail-auth-credentials '(("smtp.gmail.com" 587 "username@gmail.com" nil))
     smtpmail-default-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com"
     smtpmail-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com"
     smtpmail-smtp-service 587
     smtpmail-local-domain "yourcompany.com")


For managing your address book, see Contact Management.