notified if mail arrives and who it is from
informs the system whether you want to be
notified when mail arrives during the current terminal session.
The options are as follows:
- Disables notification.
- Enables notification.
When mail notification is enabled, the header and first few lines of the message
will be printed on your screen whenever mail arrives. A
” command is often included in
the file .login
to be executed at each login.
operates asynchronously. For synchronous
notification use the
utility exits with one of the following
- Notification was enabled at the time of invocation.
- Notification was disabled at the time of invocation.
- An error occurred.
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. “Biff” was Heidi Stettner's dog.
He died in August 1993, at 15.