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Old 12-15-2009, 04:24 AM   #1
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in k shell, how do i access mbox so i can use all the mail commands?


in k shell, how do i access mbox so i can use all the mail commands, what code do i use?
 
Old 12-15-2009, 03:46 PM   #2
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mbox is a generic term for a family of related file formats used for holding collections of electronic mail messages.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mbox

If you mean you want to be able to read, send and do other mail related functions from commandline type: man mail for a list of available options.
 
Old 12-15-2009, 04:46 PM   #3
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Try

mail

OR

mailx

from the cmd line.
 
  


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