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CHECKMAIL(1)		    General Commands Manual		  CHECKMAIL(1)

NAME
       checkmail - plays a sound file when the user receives mail

SYNOPSIS
       checkmail

DESCRIPTION
       The  checkmail  program	checks the status of the user's	mail drop.  If
       new mail	is waiting, checkmail runs playbucket to play a	sound and  re-
       turns an	exit status of 0.  If mail has been cleared, an	exit status of
       2 is returned.  If there	has been no change, an exit status of 1	is re-
       turned.

       The  checkmail program is intended to be	used with the checkCommand re-
       source of xbiff.	 To set	this resource, add the following line to  your
       .Xdefaults file:

		 xbiff*checkCommand: checkmail

FILES
       /usr/spool/mail/$USER	     the user's	mail drop

       $HOME/.mailstat		     holds the previous	mail drop size

       $HOME/.mailsound		     audio file	to play	when there's new mail

SEE ALSO
       playbucket(1), xbiff(1),	nas(1)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1994 Network Computing	Devices, Inc.

AUTHOR
       Greg Renda, Network Computing Devices, Inc.

				     1.9.4			  CHECKMAIL(1)

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