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==Using Gnus with Gmail
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==Using Gnus with Gmail==
 
# Make sure [[starttls]] package in installed on your system
 
# Make sure [[starttls]] package in installed on your system
 
# Create a Gmail account
 
# Create a Gmail account

Revision as of 01:51, 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.