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Re: [LIH] Mutt doubts ( Four in all :-) )
V Suresh rearranged electrons thusly:
> I am not understanding much about mutt. The documentations too don't
> clarify much. So I post my doubts here:
> 1. There was a /root/Mail dir, which had inbox, outbox, etc.
> After reading previous messages thru mutt, I deleted all
> messages in inbox, then the box itself is gone.How do I create
> a inbox?
echo "test"|mail root
By the way, dont use the root login for sending and receiving mails. Go in
only for admin / config tasks (and that too, preferably using su)
> 2. What does mutt do when I ask it to send a message after
> composing one? Where does it keep the unsent messages and how do I
> send them from the command line to my ISP?
Like I said in my previous mail, please read http://www.hserus.net/dlhowto.html
- it explains configuring fetchmail + sendmail + mutt.
Suresh Ramasubramanian <--> mallet <at> efn <dot> org
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