|BIFF(1)||General Commands Manual||BIFF(1)|
biff — be notified
if mail arrives and who it is from
biff informs the system whether you want
to be notified when mail arrives during the current terminal session.
The options are as follows:
When mail notification is enabled, the header and first few lines
of the message will be printed on your screen whenever mail arrives. A
biff y” command is often included in
the file .login or .profile
to be executed at each login.
biff utility exits with one of the
biff command appeared in
4.0BSD. "Biff" was Heidi Stettner's dog.
He died in August 1993, at 15.
|August 12, 2013||OpenBSD-5.8|