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Section: User Commands (1) Updated: February 2010
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NAME

mail - manual page for mail (GNU Mailutils 2.1)  

SYNOPSIS

mail [OPTION...] [address...]
mail [OPTION...] -f [OPTION...] [file]
mail [OPTION...] --file [OPTION...] [file]
mail [OPTION...] --file=file [OPTION...]  

DESCRIPTION

GNU mail -- process mail messages If -f or --file is given, mail operates on the mailbox named by the first argument, or the user's mbox, if no argument given.
-a, --append=HEADER: VALUE append given header to the message being sent
-e, --exist
return true if mail exists
-E, --exec=COMMAND
execute COMMAND
-F, --byname
save messages according to sender
-H, --headers
write a header summary and exit
-i, --ignore
ignore interrupts
-n, --norc
do not read the system mailrc file
-N, --nosum
do not display initial header summary
-p, -r, --print, --read
print all mail to standard output
-q, --quit
cause interrupts to terminate program
-s, --subject=SUBJ
send a message with the given SUBJECT
-t, --to
precede message by a list of addresses
-u, --user=USER
operate on USER's mailbox
--tls[=BOOL]
enable TLS support
Common options
--config-file=FILE, --rcfile=FILE
load this configuration file
--config-help
show configuration file summary
--config-lint, --rcfile-lint
check configuration file syntax and exit
--config-verbose, --rcfile-verbose
verbosely log parsing of the configuration files
--no-site-config, --no-site-rcfile
do not load site configuration file
--no-user-config, --no-user-rcfile
do not load user configuration file
--show-config-options
show compilation options
Global debugging settings
--debug-level=LEVEL
set Mailutils debugging level
--debug-line-info
show source info with debugging messages
--license
print license and exit
-?, --help
give this help list
--usage
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-mailutils@gnu.org>.  

SEE ALSO

The complete GNU mailutils manual is not available in Debian systems due to licensing reasons. You can find this manual online in the GNU mailutils webpage:
http://www.gnu.org/software/mailutils/manual/index.html.


 

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