Checking, then printing a users email from a mailbox to lpr
Posted on 2003-12-09
I am after a script that bascially checks a Unix/Linux standard users mailbox in /var/spool/mail/$USER then prints the email inside it to the lpr program. If the mailbox has zero bytes, the command is ignored, but if there is mail and it then prints it, the users mailbox is then moved to a different location and renamed to the system time & date. I guess the program would be run by cron say every 15 minutes or so. If there is a better solution around, then it would be also a great help.