Re: "You have new mail" and maildir
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: "You have new mail" and maildir
- From: Brice Méalier <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 23:34:02 +0200
- Message-id: <20050802213402.GB16893@localhost.localdomain>
- Mail-followup-to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com>
- References: <20050730142523.GA1834@localhost.localdomain> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 01:32:02PM -0400, Darryl Clarke wrote :
> On 7/30/05, Brice Méalier <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello
> > I use in my config mutt+exim4+procmail+fetchmail
> > Procmail is adjusted to delivers the mails in my /home directory into
> > the maildir format.
> > The matter is that right now when I get a new mail in my box and I log
> > in in the console I don't have the "You have new mail" notification.
> > It's strange because bash is able to do it for the maildir format and I
> > adjust in my bashrc (that I source in bash_profile) "export
> > MAILPATH=my_box".
> Modify your /etc/pam.d/login like the following, you'll receive new
> mail notifications.
> Session optional pam_mail.so standard noenv dir=~/Maildir
> For application support, you might want to change the variables in
> /etc/login.defs too.
in fact setting the MAILPATH variable works, I was wrong in my way of
checking the mail notification... sorry!! -:)
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