Mark Page writes:
> I have written on this subject before and I still don't seem to have solved the
>> Fetchmail will download and flush the server of mail, but I can never locate
> thereafter. I am currently using Mandrake. Previously RedHat always created a
> /var/spool/mail/user file but under Mandrake this doesn't exist, and needs to
> be manually created. Nevertheless fetchmail does not drop the mail there!!
>> I believe Postfix is unique to Mandrake and this is up and running on my
> machine - does this have something to do with it.
No idea. But you can find out where postfix delivers mail to:
$ postconf mail_spool_directory
I'd also check the mail logs.
> All I want to do is be able to use the command line to download my mail and
> read it from /var/spool/mail using either pine or mutt. Please, any assistance
> much appreciated.
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