Mutt Help

andrew clarke ozzmosis at
Wed Oct 3 23:28:14 PDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 01:37:11PM -0700, Bill Campbell 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.

Yes, but how mail gets from fetchmail to the main spool was not
critical.  I did not want to complicate the process in my reply.

Incidentally the OP's e-mail address is/was failing:

<rem at>:
Connected to but connection died. (#4.4.2)


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