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Old 03-04-2006, 05:27 PM   #1
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setting up email


How can I set up email so that I could receive and send emails from the command line?
I tried Mutt (I didn't configure it), composed an email, sent it (the message was: mail sent), however, I haven't received anything on my gmail account

While browsing some tutorials I have come accross the following example:
cat reports | mail myboss@mycompany

I ran similar command and obviously nothing happened

How can I configure it?
thanks
 
Old 03-05-2006, 04:42 AM   #2
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have you checked man mail or man mutt?
mail being a core cli email subsytem in linux that will be set up for system messages.
vi will also work as a mail client.

it does simple boil down to putting your isp email account and server data into the configuration settings.
 
Old 03-05-2006, 07:44 AM   #3
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I couldn't find anything on the man pages. Where am I supposed to write the my email address or my domain? Shall I replace localhost.localdomain?
 
  


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