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FROM(1)                      BSD Reference Manual                      FROM(1)

NAME
     from - print names of those who have sent mail

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

DESCRIPTION
     From prints out the mail header lines from the invoker's mailbox.

     Options:

     -f file     The supplied file is examined instead of the invoker's mail-
                 box.  If the -f option is used, the user argument should not
                 be used.

     -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 invok-
     er's own mailbox.  (Privileges are required.)

FILES
     /var/mail/*

SEE ALSO
     biff(1),  mail(1)

HISTORY
     The from command appeared in 3.0BSD.

4th Berkeley Distribution      December 30, 1993                             1