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Old 03-13-2013, 03:32 PM   #1
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You have Mail. ?


when i first login i get that message. anyway i can see that mail from the command line?
 
Old 03-13-2013, 03:39 PM   #2
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:58 PM   #3
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mail? really!

thank you for your reply. your a genius! worked just fine.can you tell me what the lines mean?

"N 1 To root Thu Aug 9 13:28 44/1602 Register with the Linux counter project"

? 1=first mail date time ? message body
 
Old 03-13-2013, 04:04 PM   #4
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and skip to the "reading mail" paragraph.
 
Old 03-13-2013, 04:17 PM   #5
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Welcome to Slackware!

1 - mail for Linux Counter Project
2 - mail from Patrick (read the whole thing!)

Keep on slackin'...
 
Old 03-13-2013, 04:25 PM   #6
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thanks Didier and eyeofliberty for your replies. mail #1...I was counted . #2 well that is one long email! full of lots of good stuff!
I didnt think about using the man page thanks
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:15 PM   #7
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Boy, does that bring back memories.
 
  


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