send and receive mail locally - use mail command in linux

by Nirmala 2008-03-15 16:17:39


Hi,
By using mail command you can send and receive mails locally.But this command is not supported for globally.

This command is only support for hiox.com and localhost.com not supporting for yahoomail,gmail etc.

By using command prompt you can send mail and also receive mail.

Example:

(*)You can send a mail,to follow the below steps.

$ mail nirmala@localhost.com (or) mail nirmala@hiox.com =>press Enter
subject:hi =>press Enter and then type message. After completing message press ctrl+D, the mail will be sent to the specified address.

(*)You want to receive a mail,to follow the below steps.

$ mail
To display the messages.
After completing one message "&" symbol will be display. press Enter the next message will be display.







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