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samsin1
post Jul 12 2004, 06:48 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?
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I did get my debian linux 3.0 installed with the swap file, but whenever I log in it says that I have mail. If I type "mail", I get "N 1 root@debian Sun Jul 11 03:31 162/9401 Anacron job 'cron.monthly" &". I have tried to find the right command to read this mail and can find nothing, so I have not gotten past the initial boot. Can anyone point me in the right direction to find where I can find mail commands? Thanks.
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hughesjr
post Jul 12 2004, 09:40 PM
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Its GNU/Linuxhelp.net
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use the number of the message ...

all the basic mail commands (for mail) can be found here ... or on your system by typing the command:

man mail


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