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Problem with s-nail

Posted December 27, 2020 1.8k views
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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!

edited by bobbyiliev
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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

For more information make sure to check this tutorial here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-on-ubuntu-18-04#step-7-%E2%80%94-initialize-the-maildir-and-test-the-client

Regards,
Bobby

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