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biff(1)								       biff(1)

Name
       biff - be notified if mail arrives and who it is from

Syntax
       biff [y|n]

Description
       The  command  informs  the  system whether you want to be notified when
       mail arrives during the current	terminal  session.   The  command,  y,
       enables notification; the command, n, disables it.  The command with no
       options displays the current status of

       When mail notification is enabled, the header and first	few  lines  of
       the  message will be printed on your screen whenever mail arrives.  A y
       command is often included in the file .login or .profile to be executed
       at each login.

       The  command operates asynchronously.  For synchronous notification use
       the MAIL variable of or the variable of

Options
       n    Disables notification that mail has arrived.

       y    Enables notification that mail has arrived.

See Also
       csh(1), mail(1), sh(1), comsat(8c)

								       biff(1)
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