[SOLVED] Root mail going to user "mail" instead of root

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http://www.unix.com – I running Linux Mint Debian Edition tracking testing and have started a cron job that will send something to the root mailbox. Mint has heirloom and exim4 installed. However, mail was getting nothing. I realized that in /etc/aliases, there was a line Code: root: mint Since you can't log into the mint user (and /var/mail had no mint file), I commented out the root: mint line and did a: Code: /etc/init.d/exim4 restart Now, mail is going to the user mail not root. Roots mail can be found in /var/mail/mail. For some reason, it is not going to the root user. As root, I can Code: (HowTos)