Have you considered installing something like IMAP on that machine to make
mail more convenient to read?
On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:25 PM, Bob Goodwin <bobgood...@fastmail.us>
> I have been using Linux for a long time and have yet to see a cron/anacron
> mail message.
> In [root@Box10 bobg]# cat /etc/aliases I configured:
> # Person who should get root's mail
> root: bobg
> And after a bit of googling I dnf installed mail. Mail is difficult to
> use, has a long list of commands, but it did display about five hundred
> messages of which it displays several pages and stops, those are old from a
> couple of months ago while today's messages are all I am interested at the
> Is there a command to display only what I want, a specific day or perhaps
> reverse the order so that today's messages are at the top, display first?
> Better yet I would think would be to display them in Thunderbird but I
> don't know how to do that ...
> Any help appreciated,
> Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA
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