Originally Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2001 Author: Tuneup Staff
Published to: tuneup_tips/Tips Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Command-line messaging

Instant messaging has been around for a long time... long before ICQ and AIM became popular.

An easy way to fire off a quick email is to use :
echo body | mail -s subject address
where body is the body of the email in quotation marks, subject is the subject of the email (also in quotation marks), and address is the email address...