can Thunderbird be configured to pick Fedora system mail?

Alexander Volovics a.volovic at
Fri Nov 25 09:34:13 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 09:25:54PM -0500, Claude Jones wrote:

> On 11/23/2011 10:14 PM, T.C. Hollingsworth wrote:

> > Go to Edit>  Account Settings, then in the lower left corner select
> > Account Actions>  Add Other Account , and finally in the dialog that
> > appears select "Unix Mailspool (Movemail)".
> Hey, thanks T.C. - one thing that I couldn't figure out - even though I 
> told it to use the inbox in Local Folders, it still set up it's own 
> highest level account and its own InBox - is there something I missed? I 
> really don't want one of those upper level accounts with its string of 
> boxes if I can avoid it - rather just receive the local mail in my Local 
> Folders InBox and use a filter to send it to its own single folder

One way is to delete 'inbox' under Local Folders and replace it
with a soft link "ln -s -T /var/spool/mail/xxx inbox".


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