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Re: [ProgSoc] SOCS pine mail not working
On Wed, 22 Jul 1998, Jay Banyer wrote:
->When I open pine on my socs account, it says:
->[Can't open /var/mail: not a selectable folder]
->I am unable to access my inbox, though I can compose messages. I can send
->mail to the account, and it is received okay. I can check it using mail
->from the unix prompt or by using netscape mail from home, just not from
->The file /var/mail/jbanyer exists and has the permissions -rw-------
what shell are you using? When I switched my login shell from csh to bash,
I found more or less the same problem. (alas though the best I can offer
you is a work-around, not a soloution), try another shell, just type 'csh'
and then pine...see if that works.
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with me -- and this pencil -- if we can't replace this Dictionary."
-- Edmund Blackadder III (Ink and Incapability)
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