Re: fetch root email with Icedove?
On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 16:32:44 +0100, Johannes Wiedersich (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Virgo Pärna wrote:
> > On Mon, 2 Mar 2009 19:09:29 +0000, David Jardine <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Do you really want to do that? It's normal to have mail for root
> >> diverted to an ordinary user account. Run:
> > The problem could be, that Icedove (at least in Lenny) doesn't have
> > Movemail support - so you really cannot read mail from local spool with it.
> Since OP didn't specify how he reads 'ordinary' mail, we can only
> speculate. There are at least two ways to solve your problem:
> 1) /etc/aliases with
> root: firstname.lastname@example.org
> and forward root's mail to an external account.
> 2) or install some imap daemon and point icedove to it.
or even (1b) #echo email@example.com > ~root/.forward
> This is all a shot in the dark, since we don't know OP's mail
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