mozilla-mail & /var/spool/mail/$USER

Remi COLLET liste at
Tue Nov 2 17:56:56 UTC 2004

Paul Howarth a écrit :
> Raghu Vadapalli wrote:
>> Can I access my /var/spool/mail/$USER using mozilla-mail  &
>> thunderbird. When I use the wizard all I see is pop/imap options. may
>> be it's a too dumb question. But any help would be greatly
>> appreciated.
> One way of doing this would be to run dovecot as a POP and/or IMAP 
> server on your machine. You could then access your mail using the 
> POP/IMAP options of your mail client.
> Paul.

I don't remember exactly since which version (1.2 perhaps) the move-mail 
protocol is available as pop and imap (as under netscape 4).

Edition / Mail prefs / Add a account (as i'm in french the name could be 

But effectively i remember it's only available when adding a new 
account, not on the "first time" wizard.


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