This is to share my experience and for discussion, not to ask for assistance
Manjaro is not shipped with
mail command, I searched and found I need to install GNU Mailutils by installing
mailutils package. After installation, when I type “mail” command in terminal it says:
bash: mail: command not found
Then I found
s-nail package and installed it, it works well, I can use
mail command without problem.
Just a little background.
mailutils package actually contains the GNU mail command. But the binary is called
Of course you could link
/usr/bin if you want.
Besides the GNU mail command,
mailutils contains a lot more programs and daemons to send, receive, store and sort mail.
s-nail package on the other hand contains only the BSD like mail command. It follows more the spirit of the old mailx program and the packages also contains a link form
Thanks for the info! Learned a lot
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