How to access email in Unix AIX?

Posted on 2009-02-16
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
how do I access email in Unix AIX? including writing (replying) and deleting them?

then, how do I exit out of mail?

Question by:epifanio67
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    You can use mailx for all of that, but it isn't the easiest interface to use.

    You'd be better off using a mail client like mutt or if the AIX server has IMAP/POP set up on it, use whatever mail client you like on your PC.


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    thx Tintin...

    so, there is no way for me to reply directly in the Unix machine to the msg displaying?

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    mailx is a fully featured mail client (but not the easiest to use)

    To reply, you type in the number of the message, then type


    You compose your message followed by a
    on a line by itself

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