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    Quick terminal question
    How come it always says:
    "Welcome to Darwin.
    You have new mail."

    Every time I fire up a terminal window. It's the mail part that annoys me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hclincha View Post
    How come it always says:
    "Welcome to Darwin.
    You have new mail."

    Every time I fire up a terminal window. It's the mail part that annoys me.
    Darwin is the name of the UNIX under-pinnings of OS X.

    Occasionally some processes will send a notification to your user account. You can read/delete them by following the instructions in this article.
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

    https://youtu.be/KHZ8ek-6ccc

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    Norton gives a notification for every scan and update, apparently. Thanks for the help

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    Type mail.

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