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Re: mail notification



And what about using the command mesg in your .bashrc.

mesg y    allows others to write on your terminal. So that, I think
	  that your are notify by a beep when receiving a mail .


	Hope that will help you

	François






On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 16:44:59 +1030
Thomas Cook <tom.cook@adelaide.edu.au> wrote:

> This is done either by the server comsat, which is the server for biff,
> or by bash itself.  If it is bash then it is done with the MAIL or
> MAILPATH variables.
> 
> Regards
> Tom
> Cheryl Homiak wrote:
> > 
> > Can anybody tell me which file causes this to come on my screen:
> > "You have mail in /var/spool/mail/chomiak"
> > If I could find that file I might be able to modify it to get a beep when
> > mail comes in instead of just the words on the screen. /etc/bash_profile
> > was suggested to me; I don't have that. I checked /etc/profile and
> > .bash_profile in my home directory.
> > Thanks.
> > 
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