Postfix, Mutt And No Root Mail?
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sat Sep 1 20:46:25 UTC 2007
On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 01:29:05PM -0700, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 11:57:09AM -0700, Leonard
> > Chatagnier wrote:
> > [snips]
> > >
> > > <snip>
> > /etc/Muttrc is *supposed* to have an upper-case "M"
> > :-)
> Are you absolutely sure. I found examples, either
> googling or in the muttrc.examples, that had some with
> and without uppercase M.
ls -l /etc/Muttrc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8063 2007-02-12 06:36 /etc/Muttrc
> > If you renamed it to lower-case, everything has gone
> > and the poor mutt is confused !
> I'll mv it back to lowercase to be sure.
That would be " mv it back to *upper* case I assume :)
> > By the way, mutts don't have bugs, they have fleas -
> > see
> This cracked me up. I needed the comic break. Thanks.
Cracked me up too, the first time I read it !
> > man mutt
> Have read it and like all linux manuals they more
> confuse me than help but will review it again. BTW,
> there is no reference to any /var*mail dir in the
> Muttrc file in /etc. Shouldn't there be?
/var/mail is kind of the "fall back on this if nothing else is defined" etc.
That's over-simplified, but basically that's where mutt looks if all else fails...
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