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Re: postfix + mutt questions


* Mihalis I. Tsoukalos <mtsouk@freemail.gr> [030822 16:16]:
> Dear list,
> I have a .alias file in my home directory with entries having the
> following form:
> debian          debian-user@lists.debian.org
> debian-kde      debian-kde@lists.debian.org
> I want to use it with mutt so I have added the following line in
> .muttrc:
> set alias_file="~/.alias"
> What else do I have to do in order to use it?

put "source ~/.alias" (without the quotes) in you .muttrc

> Second problem:
> The emails to root go to user nobody.
> I am using postfix and /etc/aliases has no such entry.
> How can I fix it?

You should send all root mail to some other user such as yourself.
For example I have "root: hastings" in my /etc/aliases. However I use
exim not postfix so YMMV.



Debian testing/unstable
Linux twofish 2.6.0-test3-looxt93c1 i686 GNU/Linux

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