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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     from -- print names of those who have sent mail

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     from [-c] [-s sender] [-f file] [user]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The from utility prints out the mail header lines from the invoker's

     The following options are available:

     -c      Just print a count of messages and exit.

     -f file
	     The supplied file is examined instead of the invoker's mailbox.
	     If the -f option is used, the user argument should not be used.
	     Read from standard input if file name - is given.

     -s sender
	     Only mail from addresses containing the supplied string are

     If user is given, the user's mailbox is examined instead of the invoker's
     own mailbox.  (Privileges are required.)

ENVIRONMENT    [Toc]    [Back]

     MAIL	 If set, the location of the invoker's mailbox.  Otherwise,
		 the default in /var/mail is used.

FILES    [Toc]    [Back]


SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     biff(1), mail(1)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The from command appeared in 3.0BSD.

FreeBSD 5.2.1		       December 30, 1993		 FreeBSD 5.2.1
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