GNU Mailutils Manual (split by node):   Section:   Chapter:FastBack: Programs   Up: Reading Mail   FastForward: Libraries   Contents: Table of ContentsIndex: Function Index Changing Mailbox/Directory

cd [dir]
chdir [dir]
ch [dir]

Change to the specified directory. If dir is omitted, $HOME is assumed.

file [mailbox]
fi [mailbox]
folder [mailbox]
fold [mailbox]

Read in the contents of the specified mailbox. The current mailbox is updated as if quit command has been issued. If mailbox is omitted, the command prints the current mailbox name followed by the summary information regarding it, e.g.:

& fold
"/var/spool/mail/gray": 23 messages 22 unread