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# 8  
Old 08-25-2011
Got below error message
mailx: invalid option -- r
Usage: mail [-iInv] [-s subject] [-c cc-addr] [-b bcc-addr] to-addr ...
[-- sendmail-options ...]
mail [-iInNv] -f [name]
mail [-iInNv] [-u user]

used below command,
echo "testing msgs" | mailx -r 'latika <no-reply-to@host>' -s 'testing mail with from address' 'to@address'
# 9  
Old 08-25-2011
hmm, some of the mailx version support -r option.

If you want to using particular email id, then try sendmail
# 10  
Old 08-25-2011
try using
 echo "testing 1 2 3 " | mail -s "subject" -- -f

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