Robin Becker wrote:
Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote:
Simply create a "normal" user and create a mail alias address so that
all mail to root gets forwarded to the normal user. Then setup your
mail client to login to pop3 using the username & passwd of the normal
Setting up an alias is easy. Simply add the following line to
/etc/aliases to forward root's email to normal_user :
that's a good answer and will allow my despamming stuff to work on it. I
was hoping to be able to clear the root mailbox as well. Is there an
easy way to do that?
cat /dev/null > /var/mail/root
would do the trick ;-) (#include disclaimer.h)
More useful might be:
cp /var/mail/me /var/mail/me.bak
mv /var/mail/root /var/mail/me
(download root mail via POP or whatever)
mv /var/mail/me.bak /var/mail/me
YMMV, of course.
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