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Old 12-29-2004, 07:18 PM   #1
naijaguy
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send email with mutt on command line


I tried to send an email to myself on the command line with mutt, but it didn't work:

Code:
mutt -s 'my mutt subject' test@myaddy.com < mymessage.txt

We just installed Red Hat, so I'm assuming Mutt isn't set up right yet. What do I need to do to get it going just enough to send emails from the command line? I mean, I know I need to tell it a host, but I didn't see that as a parameter option on this webpage:

http://www.mutt.org/doc/manual/manual-6.html#ss6.1
 
Old 12-29-2004, 07:33 PM   #2
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From the Mutt faq "Mutt is a MUA (Mail User Agent), not a MTA (Mail Transport Agent). "
You need to use other programs for that, like sendmail, postfix, etc
 
  


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