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Useful mail tool for Unix users ..
Fellow Unix users on the quattro list,
I just configured procmail to automatically redirect all mail from the
list to a separate folder, which I can read at leisure. Many of you
Unix machines probably use it already, but here's how I did it just in
case it's useful to someone:
Create a .forward file in your home directory with the following
"|IFS=' '&&exec /usr/local/bin/procmail -f-||exit 75 #your_login_name"
Create a .procmailrc file in your home directory with the following
MAILDIR=$HOME/Mail #you'd better make sure it exists
DEFAULT=/usr/mail/<your login> #your system mailbox.
LOGFILE=$MAILDIR/from # creates a log file, which you may or may not want.
* ^Return-Path: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The last line in the .procmailrc file is the name of the folder
MAILDIR) where you want to save mail from the quattro list. Also,
may have a different path (/usr/local/bin/procmail on mine) on your
Works like a charm: hope this will be of use to someone.
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