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Re: NEWBIE: unable to read mail


> > I guess this is something elementairy, but after some installs and
> > different configurations of my mailerdaemon (Postfix), I discovered that I
> > am unable to read mail with pine (the Inbox keeps standing at 0 messages).
> > Even when I stop Postfix. I guess there has been some change to the path
> > where incoming mail is stored. Received mail does appear in /var/mail/.
> > 
> > Someone know how to fix this?
> imho, there is great chance that the problem comes from your canonical
> If not done, you should enter sthg like this in /etc/postfix/canonical :
> user_name	your_mail@truc.com
> root		your_mail@truc.com
> Then, in comand line:
> # postmap canonical
> # postfix reload
Nope, I just tried this, but it did not work.

I also found out that when I log into my pop3 port (qpopper) and try to
login, the daemon responds:
-ERR maillock: cannot lock '/var/mail/sebas': !

and closes the connection. The directory exists and I set all the
permission bits, but it does not work. 


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