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       install-mh - initialize the nmh environment


       install-mh [-auto] [-check] [-version] [-help]


       Install-mh  is  the  nmh  program  to  create  the  initial setup for a
       first-time nmh user.  Install-mh lives in  two  places  for  historical

       The  -auto  option  does  things as automatically as possible and makes
       install-mh less chatty.

       The user is asked for the name of the directory that will be designated
       as  the  user’s  nmh  directory.  If this directory does not exist, the
       user is asked if it should be created.  Normally, this directory should
       be  under  the  user’s  home  directory,  and  has  the default name of
       Mail.  Install-mh writes an initial .mh_profile for the user.

       As with all nmh commands, install-mh first checks for the existence  of
       the  $MH environment variable since that gives the profile path if set.
       If it isn’t  set,  the  $HOME  environment  variable  is  consulted  to
       determine  the  user’s  home  directory.  If $HOME is not set, then the
       /etc/passwd file is consulted.

       When creating the users initial .mh_profile, install-mh will check  for
       the  existence of a global profile /etc/nmh/mh.profile.  If found, this
       will be used to initialize the new .mh_profile.

       The -check option can be used to check whether  or  not  nmh  has  been
       installed.   This can be used by other programs to determine whether or
       not nmh has been installed without their having to know  the  internals
       of nmh.


       $HOME/.mh_profile          The user profile
       /etc/nmh/mh.profile        Used to initialize user profile


       Path:                To set the user’s nmh directory


       With -auto, the current folder is changed to “inbox”.