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Old 10-12-2010, 11:07 AM   #1
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Mutt Error Problem

Dear Friends,

I had Used mutt to view the mails in command line. During the exiting from
mutt is asking

"Move read messages to /home/raj/mbox? ([no]/yes):"

i always give yes it was working fine up to yesterday. but this time

if i am giving yes to above its giving Could not create temporary file! error

if i press enter button it is not showing details of message . but
Could not create temporary file!

All file System are Having Free space i am using rhel 5.3

Thanks In advance
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Changed ownerships/permissions on ~, /tmp, anything?

In doubt, execute mutt under strace, and find out what it's
trying to write to (& failing).

strace -o /tmp/mutt.out -vF mutt
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