"You have Mail" notification in the terminal

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  1. aleni macrumors 68020

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    Last login: Fri Oct 31 11:42:55 on ttys000
    You have mail.
    adi-chandras-macbook-air:~ adi$


    why when i open the terminal, it has that mail notification? it happened yesterday and my mail app doesn't have new mail when this happened.
     
  2. lancestraz macrumors 6502a

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  3. aleni thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Last login: Fri Oct 31 11:43:06 on ttys000
    You have mail.
    adi-chandras-macbook-air:~ adi$ mail -v
    Mail version 8.1 6/6/93.  Type ? for help.
    "/var/mail/adi": 1 message 1 new
    >N  1 MAILER-DAEMON@adi-ch  Wed Oct 29 13:45  95/3468  "Undelivered Mail Retu"
    ? 
    
    but i dont have any new mail. any idea?
     
  4. m1ss1ontomars macrumors 6502

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    Uh, yes you do have new wail. It says right there: "1 message 1 new". Type 1 at the prompt to read it.
     
  5. aleni thread starter macrumors 68020

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    ah yes you're right.

    but it's not in the Mail.app, i think it's a mail sent to me in the terminal when i set up wordpress with MAMP.

    thanks alot.
     

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