Is there a super simple mail client that works on the console that is simpler than mutt? Something like mail(1) but with IMAP and MIME support?

I'm trying to compile aerc. I'm no a #golang person. I wonder: how am I supposed to do this on #Debian, if I'd like to use the Debian packages instead of downloading all these sources from all over the net myself? My main problem, however, is that one of the modules requires Go 1.13 and my Debian variant offers Go 1.11.6. :blobsad:

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I can make a version for Linux available. As Go binaries are static without dependencies, they run on any Linux. I will test on Debian 10.

32bit or 64bit?

@cstrotm Wow, super nice. Thanks! uname -a says "Linux melanobombus 4.19.0-5-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.37-5+deb10u2 (2019-08-08) x86_64 GNU/Linux" so 64bit. πŸ˜ƒ


Compiled and (briefly) tested

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Install via
sudo tar -C / -xvf aerc-linux-x86_64.tgz

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