How to use the Linux mail command to attach a file

The key here is to use the "uuencode" command but note that we specify the file name twice (this must be done at least on Centos or it won\\\'t work).

  1. The first file.zip is the actual file we want to send.
  2. The second file.zip is the name of the file in the e-mail (you can change it if you like).

 


 

uuencode file.zip file.zip | mail email@yourdomain.com

 

Note that some e-mail clients won\\\'t receive the attachment properly sicne the correct MIME types/headers aren\\\'t being added (many clients will be OK but some won\\\'t.





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