Re: exim, mutt, fetchmail
On Fri, 22 Nov 2002, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Mark Copper said:
> > I'm want to set up e-mail on my Debian box and am having trouble with
> > basics.
> > When I start mutt, I get an error message:
> > /var/mail/<myusername>: no such file or directory
> > And indeed there is not. Should there be? Is this an exim or mutt or
> > simply a permissions thing?
> Send yourself a test message:
> mail -s "making a mailbox" <myusername>@localhost < any_text_file
> That will create the mailbox, unless you have any filtering going on, or
> use ~/Maildir or something.
> If you use Maildir, or filtering, tell mutt where the mailspool is in
Yes, it does. Thank you and thank you for your patience with such a silly