mail — Send and Receive Mail
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Mail is an enhanced version of POSIX
The program operates in two modes: read and send.
Mail enters send mode when at least one email address
was specified in its command line. In this mode the program waits
until user finishes composing the message, then attempts to send it to
the specified addresses and exits. See Composing Mail, for a
detailed description of this behavior.
If the command line contained no email addresses,
to reading mode. In this mode it allows the user to read and manipulate the
contents of the user system mailbox. Use the --file (-f)
option to specify another mailbox name. For more detail, see
In addition to the Mailutils configuration file,
the traditional ‘mailrc’-style configuration files. See Mail Configuration Files, for a detailed description of their format.
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