How do you read sylpheed local mail?

Nifty Hat Mitch mitch48 at
Sat Aug 7 14:27:37 UTC 2004

On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 03:05:15PM -0700, Richard E Miles wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 09:43:15PM -0300, Andre Costa wrote:
> >> Richard E Miles <r.godzilla at> wrote:
> >> 
> >> > I've been using sylpheed mail program and would like to read from my  
> >> > local user mailbox. i.e. /var/spool/mail/rmiles. I set up the account 
> >> > as instructed to use None (local). I used fetchmail to download my

> > Play with a dummy local account...
> > In sylpheed check the tab configuration --> common preferences.
> > On that window look under the Receive tab and inspect the spool dir.
> > Click incorp from spool...
> Thanks Tom. I solved the problem by chnaging the spool direcory for
> /var/mail to /var/spool/mail in the common preferences.

This tells me that the defaults for sylpheed on FC3 do
not match what sendmail uses.

Time for a small bugzilla.

I was impressed with sylpheed...

It does need a simple man page that points users to
the on line documents.

	T o m  M i t c h e l l 
	Just say no to 74LS73 in 2004

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