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Old 06-04-2005, 12:40 PM   #1
darklandz
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you have mail ??? huh


I just rebooted my linux, logged in (not in gafical mode) and i get this message, You have mail

Strange for me as linux noob, because the linux box isn't connected to the net.

How can i read that mail ? i don't have knowledge of all commands yet ...
 
Old 06-04-2005, 12:49 PM   #2
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You probably got a generic "welcome to the system" mail that was generated when you installed or a daily security/log report. You can use a CLI mail reader like pine or mutt to read the mail.
 
Old 06-04-2005, 09:13 PM   #3
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