[sf-lug] how to read root's email?

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Wed Dec 31 01:36:17 PST 2008

On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Alison Chaiken wrote:

> Thanks to Rick and Jim for their responses.  It sounds like what I 
> should do is run a nullmailer as a cron task.  That should minimize 
> administrative overhead (no sendmail.cf munging!) and potential security 
> problems with sendmail.  I'll RTFM on that topic.

Just run Postfix (or exim4 if you really want).

$ apt-get install postfix

Ta-da, sanity.

I don't bother with nullmailers because Postfix is easier for me.

-- Asheesh.

Q:	What lies on the bottom of the ocean and twitches?
A:	A nervous wreck.

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