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Old 10-07-2004, 11:08 AM   #1
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how to check mail?

I have a message in a bash shell of suse9.. It is like this

'You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root'

How can i check this? pls somebody help me.
Old 10-07-2004, 11:19 AM   #2
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su to root " su - " [ENTER], enter root password at the password prompt. When signed in as root (you can type "id" to see if you are in fact logged in as root), type "mail" and read the mail. When you want to delete one of the messages you can type "d" while viewing the message and it will be deleted and the next message will pop up. Or, while in the "mail" program type "help" for a quick synopsis of available comands.


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