Re: Setting up Exim
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Setting up Exim
- From: "Eric G . Miller" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 19:47:03 -0700
- Message-id: <19990817194703.C2848@moira>
- Mail-followup-to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <90063EAC9E92D111897C00AA00C9A141010A13DD@GEUSEXC1>; from vw@geus.DK on Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 09:29:12PM +0200
- References: <90063EAC9E92D111897C00AA00C9A141010A13DD@GEUSEXC1>
On Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 09:29:12PM +0200, vw@geus.DK wrote:
| Thanks for the quick response.
| Yes, it seems I can mail myself. I started "mail" and sent a message to
| "viggo" (my local username). It arrived promptly, and I was able to read it.
| I can not, however, find any file by that name (or any file at all) in my
| /home/viggo directory (using "dir" from an xterm, one the few recognizable
If you're using the default setup, incoming mail is in
/var/spool/mail/$USER ($USER - being the user name). Exim has it's
own outgoing spool directory. You can save mail anywhere under
$HOME, though the default for many programs is $HOME/Mail. Beware
that different mail clients use different formats for storing mail.
Eric G. Miller
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