stuff at dustsmoke.com
Fri Sep 3 06:47:28 UTC 2004
> When running in text mode, I have noticed before that when I log in as
> root, I see the notification that I have new mail. I figured it was
> system mail, and read through some of it, but I am curious as to what
> generates it and why? I know one time I forgot to su before running a
> command and my computer told me it was going to "report" me, which I
> thought was pretty funny. What is cron? I see cron.daily and cron.weekly
> reports also.
> I can read the e-mail though the console, but can I configure it like a
> regular mailbox in Kmail or Mozilla when running in graphical mode?
You should set an alias for root to an actual human account on the system.
then just rebuild the aliases.db database.
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