I recently started using gnus to view my emails. Opening attachments is still the most annoying part for me and I am trying to address that.
The behaviour I would like is: If the attachment is text-based then open in an emacs buffer in the same instance I am using, otherwise open using the system’s
emacswiki, I created a file
~/.mailcap with the single line
application/*; xdg-open %s
But then this line is just added to the application list in
/etc/mailcap, which I have no control over, and I have to select
xdg-open in the list that is shown to me every time I try to open an attachment. How can I prevent gnus from reading that file and instead directly open an attachment with
Also, how do I get text files to open in a buffer?
Finally, is there a way to open the attachment without going all the way to the file name in the email? Perhaps by showing a list of attachment and letting me choose one of them?