How-to Send an Email from the Terminal using sendEmail

You can use sendEmail to send emails from the terminal, SendEmail is a lightweight, command line SMTP email client. If you have the need to send email from a command line, this free program is perfect: simple to use and feature rich.It was designed to be used in bash scripts, batch files, Perl programs and web sites, but is quite adaptable and will likely meet your requirements. SendEmail is written in Perl and is unique in that it requires NO MODULES.


To install sendEmail in Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install sendEmail

Now to send email ,

sendEmail -f FROM -t TO -s SERVER -u SUBJECT -m MESSAGE 

Example :

sendEmail -f [email protected] -t  [email protected] -s -u
“Hello boss” -m “Hello boss, this is just a test message”

To learn more about sendEmail use the man command :

man sendEmail

Links :

"Hello boss" -m "Hello boss, this is just a test message"