OT: Use Thunderbird to pick up ROOT Mail?
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 21 20:07:06 UTC 2007
Ed Greshko wrote:
> So, think about doing this.....
Ok, I've thought about it.
> 1. Create an email account of type "Unix Movemail" using your local
Umm, using Thunderbird? I've so far been unable to get
it to work with multiple accounts.
> 2. Make the change in /root/.forward or /etc/aliases to point root's email
> to your local mail store....it will end up in /var/mail/username.
Yes, I'd use my regular user.
> 3. Create a message filter on the Inbox of that Movemail account to move
> mails from that Inbox to whatever folder you want in your POP account's area
> when email is fetched.
So far, I've been unable to get filters to work automatically,
but they do work on command. That I can probably get to work.
Others have mentioned IMAP, which I also don't know how to
> Sorry for the confusion....
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