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Old 11-01-2003, 11:25 AM   #1
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new mail notification with qmail

I recently installed qmail, and everything is working great. However, with sendmail I used to log in and it would tell me if I had mail waiting (it was using the /usr/spool/mail directory for incoming mail). qmail is sending mail to ~/Mailbox
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when I log in now, it doesn't tell me if I have new mail, and I don't get any notification if I'm logged in and new mail arrives. is there any way I can set it up so when I log in it looks for new mail on ~/Mailbox instead of /usr/spool/mail?

Old 11-12-2003, 08:41 AM   #2
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you can set a .qmail-username to deliver the mail for that user to /var/spool/mail
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you could also just use a symlink between the two


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