Re: postfix + mutt questions
From: Mihalis I. Tsoukalos (mtsouk_at_freemail.gr)
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:05:33 +0300 To: email@example.com
On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 04:23:08PM +0900, Nick Hastings wrote:
> * Mihalis I. Tsoukalos <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030822 16:16]:
> > Dear list,
> > I have a .alias file in my home directory with entries having the
> > following form:
> > debian email@example.com
> > debian-kde firstname.lastname@example.org
> > I want to use it with mutt so I have added the following line in
> > .muttrc:
> > set alias_file="~/.alias"
> > What else do I have to do in order to use it?
> put "source ~/.alias" (without the quotes) in you .muttrc
And then, how do I use the aliases when I want to send an email?
> > Second problem:
> > The emails to root go to user nobody.
> > I am using postfix and /etc/aliases has no such entry.
> > How can I fix it?
> You should send all root mail to some other user such as yourself.
> For example I have "root: hastings" in my /etc/aliases. However I use
> exim not postfix so YMMV.
there is no entry like root: nobody in /etc/aliases file so I am wondering
why the emails for root go to user nobody.
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