Mutt Help

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Tue Oct 2 13:33:09 PDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 03, 2007, andrew clarke wrote:
>On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 05:54:37PM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>> Hi All...I am a newbie using Mutt, and I have Fetchmail running as
>> daemon.  Fetchmail is doing its job, periodically retreiving my pop3
>> mail, but I am so far unable to find the correct entry for the
>> .muttrc file which will result in Mutt automatically retrieving mail
>> from fetchmail.  Any help would be appreciated.
>By default, Fetchmail will put your mail wherever $MAIL points to. 
>Usually this is in a file named /var/mail/username, where username is
>your login name.

I thought that the default for fetchmail was to pass the messages
to the system's MTA (postfix, sendmail, etc.), not to attempt
delivery itself.

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