how can I browse the The freebsd-questions Archives tar files!

Huajian Luo huajian.luo at
Fri Sep 24 01:57:46 PDT 2004

Thanks for your response, now I can view the mail by ping and Solaris 
mailx ,but still cann't
by mutt, maybe the reason is that I'm currently view mail on a Solaris 
box and I'll test it on
my Fbsd box this night ,

At last I see the beatuful world!

Thanks a ton,

>The files you downloaded are simply Unix mailbox folders.  All the
>messages are contained in a plain text file one after the other.
>Use any other mailer you like if mutt is confusing.  For instance,
>pine can do the same with:
>    $ pine -i -f /d/mail/freebsd-questions/2004-09.txt
>This should list an index of all the mail messages.  The same of
>course is what would happen with Kris' suggestion:
>    $ mutt -f /d/mail/freebsd-questions/2004-09.txt
>If you like using some other mailer, try "importing" the messages or
>pointing the mailer to the mailbox file.  Most mailers that run on
>UNIX can read mailbox folders fine: Netscape Mail, Mozilla Mail,
>Thunderbird, Kmail, Evolution, etc.
>- Giorgos

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