Setting up a .forward file

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If you want to forward email from your ProgSoc account to another address, the process isn't too difficult.

First you will have to log in to your account. You should have been provided with a username and password into ProgSoc's systems.

Once you are in your home directory, type in

  cat > .forward

then hit [enter] or [return]. The cursor will move to the next line.

Next, type in the email address you want the mail to be directed to. Hit [enter] again, then [Control] + [D].

If you now type in

  cat .forward

the email address you entered should be displayed, and any email sent to [your username] should be forwarded to the designated address.

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