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mail command line examples of how to send an email using Linux / Unix and the Bash Shell or Scripting

A simple way that may work for a lot of people who just need basic output for their scripts or daemons to announce an action is this:

echo "body or message" | mail -s "realtechtalk.com" user@domain.com

If you want to send a text file as the body just do this instead:

mail -s "realtechtalk.com" user@domain.com < /tmp/sometxtfile.txt

These are some very basic but simple and powerful examples that could assist in basic shell scripting such as taking the output of a command and e-mailing it based on a cronjob etc..

An excellent resource on this is also here.


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