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FROM(1) 						    BSD General Commands Manual 						   FROM(1)

NAME
from -- print names of those who have sent mail SYNOPSIS
from [-c] [-s sender] [-f file] [user] DESCRIPTION
The from utility prints out the mail header lines from the invoker's mailbox. 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 printed. If user is given, the user's mailbox is examined instead of the invoker's own mailbox. (Privileges are required.) ENVIRONMENT
MAIL If set, the location of the invoker's mailbox. Otherwise, the default in /var/mail is used. FILES
/var/mail/* SEE ALSO
biff(1), mail(1) HISTORY
The from command appeared in 3.0BSD. BSD
December 30, 1993 BSD

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NAME
from - Shows whom mail messages are from SYNOPSIS
from [-s sender] [user] The from command prints out the mail header lines in your mailbox file. OPTIONS
Prints headers for mail sent by sender. Specifies a mail spool directory. Use this flag if you want to examine a mailbox in a directory other than /usr/spool/mail, which is the system default. DESCRIPTION
If user is specified, then user's mailbox is examined instead of your own. EXAMPLES
To display the message headings in your mailbox, enter: from The names of the senders and the message dates are displayed. To display the message headings for mail sent by a specific user, enter: from -s dale Displays only the message headings of the messages sent from user dale. To display the message headings in a specific user's mail- box, enter: from dawn The message headings from user dawn's mailbox are displayed, provided you have read permission for dawn's mailbox. FILES
User mailbox files. SEE ALSO
Commands: biff(1), mail(1), mailx(1) from(1)
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