How to send emails from command line on Linux?








  1. Make sure you have set up the Mail Transport Agent, e.g. exim4 or postfix
  2. Install mailutils, which contains commandmail:
    sudo apt-get install mailutils
    
  3. send email using mail command:
    echo "this is a test mail." | mail -s "test" -c john@myorg1.org -b tom@myorg2.org terry@myorg.org 
    
    -b: [BCC] -c: [CC] -s: [subject]

see also

about mail command





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