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       mail.mailutils - process mail messages


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


       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

       -A, --attach=FILE
              attach FILE

              set content type for subsequent --attach options

       -e, --exist
              return true if mail exists

              set encoding for subsequent --attach options

       -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, --print, --read
              print all mail to standard output

       -q, --quit
              cause interrupts to terminate program

       -r, --return-address=ADDRESS
              use address as the return address when sending mail

       -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

              Common options

       --config-file=FILE, --rcfile=FILE
              load this configuration file

              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

              set configuration parameter

              show compilation options

              Global debugging settings

              set Mailutils debugging level

              show source info with debugging messages

       -?, --help
              give this help list

              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.


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       GNU Mailutils home page: <>
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       Copyright © 2007-2015 Free Software Foundation, inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or
       later <>
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO  WARRANTY,
       to the extent permitted by law.


       The  complete  GNU  mailutils  documentation  is  maintained  as  a Texinfo manual. If the
       mailutils-doc package is installed, the command

              info mailutils

       should give you access to the complete manual.
       You can also find this manual online in the GNU mailutils webpage:
       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.