Log-in mail

Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Mon Jun 22 09:26:20 UTC 2009

On Mon, June 22, 2009 07:43, Emil Payne wrote:
> Whenever I log into the main terminal (C-A-F1) as root, it tells me that
> I have mail.  I know how to read the mail, but it is a pain, especially
> as I don't log in very often.  Is there away to have it sent as email so I
> can read it with all my other emails?

Edit the file /etc/aliases and add your own username as an alias for root.
Then you run the command newaliases.
>From now on, every mail for root will be sent to you. I recommend that you
set up a rule in your mail client to move root-mail to a separate folder.


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