System mail

Rem P Roberti remegius at
Tue Aug 31 14:48:48 UTC 2010

>>>    At this time system mail is being delivered to /var/mail/<user>,
>>> which is the normal way of doing things.  Is it possible to have
>>> system mail delivered to an email client, such as Thunderbird or
>>> Mutt?
>> No. Per definition, a mail client (mail user agent - MUA) can not
>> be the target of mail delivery ...
> Depending on what the OP had in mind, ports/mail/procmail might turn
> out to be (at least part of) a solution.

Actually, I do have procmail installed for use with Mutt, but I have 
never been able to create a recipe that works.


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