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Re: fetch root email with Icedove?

On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 07:09:29PM +0000, David Jardine wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 06:47:38PM +0100, josep wrote:
> > How can I set Icedove to fetch the mails to root on a local computer
> > [/var/mail/user]?
> > 
> > It's a normal Debian install, no "email server"
> > 
> > I didn't find any docs about it :S
> > 
> > Thank you!
> Do you really want to do that?  It's normal to have mail for root 
> diverted to an ordinary user account.  Run:
> grep ^root /etc/aliases
> to see who root's mail is going to.

and if root's mail isn't going anywhere, then put an alias in that
file a la:

root: some_user


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