ssmtp is a nice and simple solution for sending emails from the command line etc.


sudo apt-get install ssmtp
sudo apt-get install mailutils

Now edit the SSMTP configuration file

sudo nano /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf

It needs to include this:


Save and exit

Sending an email

echo "Hello world email body" | mail -s "Test Subject"


Sending A File

Install mpack

sudo apt-get install mpack

To send a file

mpack -s "Test" /home/pi/some_folder/somefile.ext


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