Postfix, Mutt And No Root Mail?

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at
Sun Sep 2 05:59:47 UTC 2007

> > I'm now wondering if there is some program I need
> to
> > install to get root mail going.  Seems like there
> was
> > one under Debian but don't remember. I do remember
> > having to remove something to stop the excess root
> > mail after I got tired of it and which was nothing
> > important.  Surely Feisty does generate a fail
> amount
> > of root mail so that I should see something when I
> > start mutt?  Thanks for the help.  Looks like mutt
> is
> > working now and maybe some problem with
> but
> > no root mail.
> As a new Ubuntu user, one thing I noticed also is
> the lack of root
> mail. Most of this comes from cron, I would bet. I
> also noticed that
> my user crontab also generated no mail. I added a
> MAILTO=halb to that
> one, which got mail back to where I was used to. You
> might try that
> in /etc/crontab if you think the root mail you are
> missing is a result
> of cron runs (I haven't tried that yet).
Interesting, never did or have to add that to crontab.
I just did now.  Will see what happens.  Thanks for
all the help.  Yes, did use my name and not yours, Ha, Ha.

Leonard Chatagnier
lenc5570 at

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