System mail

Joshua Isom jrisom at
Wed Sep 1 07:45:55 UTC 2010

On 8/31/2010 10:01 AM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Aug 2010 07:52:45 -0700, Rem P Roberti<remegius at>  wrote:
> In this case, configuring the system's mail delivery to a local
> account instead of directly to root, and then have Thunderbird
> incormporate mail from local spool will easily do the trick.

# echo "myusername" >> /root/.forward

Then all mail for root, like system logs, will be redirected to a 
different system user.

man 5 forward

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