How to remove all of the mails for a user account on your system

Date: 2012-01-03

Have you ever tried to type "mail" at comment prompt? Command line tool mail uses for reading system mail messages on your system. However if your system is running as a webserver than user account www-data probably has got many messages. If you want to remove all of the mails for user www-data just go to:


cd /var/mail/
ls -l

Make sure that file www-data is listed.

Now you can safely remove that file by typing:


rm www-data

Sinbad Konick@linuxtwww.linuxthebest.com

2012-01-08 07:30:20

was a great detailed post ..will help a lot of newbie..thanks for sharing...

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