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Old 11-01-2007, 01:02 PM   #1
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Use exim to attach file


Hello.

From the command line, how would you attach a file & mail it out using exim?
 
Old 11-01-2007, 01:21 PM   #2
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Exim is an MTA (Mail transport agent) that doesn't concern itself
much with attachments. You want to use mutt, mailx, nail or some
other MUA (Mail user agent) to do the attaching ... for mutt this
looks something like:

Code:
echo "Message ..."| mutt -s Subject -a file recipient

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Old 11-01-2007, 02:40 PM   #3
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Thanks for the speedy response, works fine! A round of beers for Tink...!
 
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Welcome, and thanks for the beer; could do with some despite the early hours ;}



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