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Re: Mutt doubts ( Four in all :-) )

On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 06:24:30PM -0500, V Suresh wrote:
>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?
>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?
>3. How do I receive mails from my ISP( I guess fetchmail),        
>   and when mails are received where are they kept?
>4. How do I tell mutt the default inbox, outbox, etc?
Answer to all question is one
MTA is a mail transport agent like sendmail, exim,postfix
i use postfix myself cuz its 50 second configurablity
once u have configured a mta the incoming mails will be in /var/spool
and the outgoing mails will be in mailq
and then delivered to ur smtp host by MTA

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