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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.

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.