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Date: 2009oct15
OS: Linux

Q.  How can I list the mail I have without getting into the interactive
program?

A.  Do this command:

mail </dev/null
And you'll see the (first 20) headers of the your waiting mail. You can even do it on a web page:
#!/bin/sh echo "Content-Type: text/plain" echo mail -u MY_USER_ID </dev/null