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MAIL

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

mail - process mail messages  

SYNOPSIS

mail.mailutils [OPTION...] [address...]
mail.mailutils [OPTION...] -f [OPTION...] [file]
mail.mailutils [OPTION...] --file [OPTION...] [file]
mail.mailutils [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.
Please note this manpage was automatically generated by the Debian mailutils packagers. Do not file bugs for its content to the GNU Mailutils upstream authors.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
SEE ALSO

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