Provided by: alot_0.7-2_all bug

NAME

       alot - mail user agent for the notmuch mail system

SYNOPSIS

       alot [options …] [subcommand]

DESCRIPTION

       Alot  is  a  terminal-based  mail  user  agent for the notmuch mail system.  It features a
       modular and command prompt driven interface  to  provide  a  full  MUA  experience  as  an
       alternative to the Emacs mode shipped with notmuch.

OPTIONS

       -r, --read-only
              open db in read only mode

       -c,--config=FILENAME
              config file (default: ~/.config/alot/config)

       -n,--notmuch-config=FILENAME
              notmuch config (default: $NOTMUCH_CONFIG or ~/.notmuch-config)

       -C,--colour-mode=COLOUR
              terminal colour mode (default: 256). Must be 1, 16 or 256

       -p,--mailindex-path=PATH
              path to notmuch index

       -d,--debug-level=LEVEL
              debug log (default: info). Must be one of debug,info,warning or error

       -l,--logfile=FILENAME
              logfile (default: /dev/null)

       -v, --version
              Display version string and exit

       -h, --help
              Display  help and exit

COMMANDS

       search start  in  a  search  buffer  using the querystring provided as parameter. See also
              notmuch-search-terms(7).

       compose
              compose a new message

       bufferlist
              start with only a bufferlist buffer open

       taglist
              start with only a taglist buffer open

       pyshell
              start the interactive python shell inside alot

USAGE

       The arrow keys, page-up/down, j, k and Space can  be  used  to  move  the  focus.   Escape
       cancels prompts and Enter selects. Hit : at any time and type in commands to the prompt.

       The  interface shows one buffer at a time, you can use Tab and Shift-Tab to switch between
       them, close the current buffer with d and list them all with ;.

       The buffer type or mode (displayed at the bottom left) determines  which  prompt  commands
       are  available.  Usage information on any command can be listed by typing help YOURCOMMAND
       to the prompt; The key bindings for the current mode are listed upon pressing ?.

UNIX SIGNALS

       SIGUSR1
              Refreshes the current buffer.

       SIGINT Shuts down the user interface.

SEE ALSO

       notmuch(1)

AUTHOR

       Patrick Totzke

COPYRIGHT

       2018, Patrick Totzke