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from(1)								      from(1)



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

  -s sender
      Prints headers for mail sent by sender.

  -d directory
      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

   1.  To display the message headings in your mailbox,	enter:
	    from

       The names of the	senders	and the	message	dates are displayed.

   2.  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.

   3.  To display the message headings in a specific user's mailbox, enter:
	    from dawn

       The message headings from user dawn's mailbox are displayed, provided
       you have	read permission	for dawn's mailbox.

FILES

  /var/spool/mail/*
      User mailbox files.





SEE ALSO

  Commands:  biff(1), mail(1), mailx(1)