Problem with s-nail

I followed all the steps, but when type “s-nail” show me this message

s-nail: /home/myuser/Maildir: Is a directory

If I type “sudo s-nail” this message

s-nail: /var/mail/root: No such entry, file or directory
s-nail version v14.9.15. Type `?’ for help
(Currently no active mailbox)
No more mail.

What can I do? Thanks!

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Bobby Iliev
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December 28, 2020
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

This is normal and may only appear when sending this first message. You can check to make sure the directory was created by looking for your ~/Maildir directory:

ls -R ~/Maildir

If you do not see the cur, new, tmp directories in there, make sure to create them:

mkdir -p ~/{cur,new,tmp}

For more information make sure to check this tutorial here:—-initialize-the-maildir-and-test-the-client

Regards, Bobby


mkdir -p /home/sammy/Maildir/{cur,new,tmp}

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