System mail (Fedora 20)

Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Mon Dec 30 00:26:32 UTC 2013

On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 12:24:14PM +0000, Frank Murphy wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:02:06 +0100
> Suvayu Ali <fatkasuvayu+linux at> wrote:
> rpm -q exim sendmail postfix mailx
> package exim is not installed
> package sendmail is not installed
> package postfix is not installed
> mailx-12.5-10.fc20.x86_64
> As I stated mailx allows me to read system-mail in claws-mail.
> From: Anacron <root@>
> To: root
> Subject: Anacron job 'cron.daily' on frank01.*

Well you must be doing something different that allows you to do that.
I read my mail directly from /var/spool/mail/<user>.  And I have the
following line in /etc/aliases:

  # Person who should get root's mail
  root:           <user>

What do you do to get claws-mail read your mailbox?  Just point to


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