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NAME

        mail - the standard /usr/bin/mail interface
 

SYNOPSIS

        mail [OPTION...] [address...]
 

DESCRIPTION

        GNU mail -- the standard /usr/bin/mail interface
 
        -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, --file[=URL]
               Operate on given mailbox URL (default ~/mbox)
 
        -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, --print
               Print all mail to standard output
 
        -q, --quit
               Cause interrupts to terminate program
 
        -r, --read
               Same as -p
 
        -s, --subject=SUBJ
               Send a message with a Subject of SUBJ
 
        -t, --to
               Precede message by a list of addresses
 
        -u, --user=USER
               Operate on USER’s mailbox
 
               Common options
 
        --license
               Print license and exit
 
        --external-locker=PATH Set full path to the external locker program
 
        --lock-expire-timeout=SECONDS
               Number of seconds after which the lock expires
 
        --lock-flags=FLAGS
               Default locker flags (E=external, R=retry, T=time, P=pid)
 
        --lock-retry-count=NUMBER
               Set the maximum number of times to retry acquiring the lockfile
 
        --lock-retry-timeout=SECONDS
               Set timeout for acquiring the lockfile
 
        -m, --mail-spool=URL
               Use specified URL as a mailspool directory
 
        --mailbox-type=PROTO
               Default mailbox type to use
 
        --tls[=BOOL]
               Enable TLS support
 
        -?, --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.
        Report bugs to <bug-mailutils@gnu.org>.
        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.