Re: NEWBIE: qpopper
On Sat, 18 Nov 2000, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 04:39:20PM +0100, Sebastiaan wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a problem with reading mail with qpopper. Reading mail with pine
> > work fine. I installed this package, but when logging in on the pop3 port,
> > qpopper gives some errors:
> > $ telnet localhost 110
> > +OK QPOP ....
> > user sebas
> > pass haha
> > -ERR System error, can't open temporary file, do you own it?
> > +OK Pop server at onix.dorpsnet.nl signing off.
> what does /var/spool/pop look like, its permissions should be:
> drwxrwsr-x 2 root mail 4096 Feb 22 2000 /var/spool/pop
> also check to see if there is anything bogus in there, qpopper makes a
> temporary copy of your mailspool here, i think this is the temp file
> its referring to.
That is the same in my mailbox and the directory is empty.