best/easiest commandline email program for mass-email

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Wed Jan 27 21:21:25 UTC 2010

Alex Janssen wrote:
> Alex Janssen wrote:
>> I must send personalized email to our clients, about 2500.  So I figured 
>> on putting together each with a shell script and then sending the file 
>> with a commandline email program.  I was looking for suggestions on what 
>> might be the best package to install for this.  I have seen a suggestion 
>> for a program called "mail", but I can't figure out what package to 
>> install to get it.  I looked at the list presented by Synaptic, but 
>> there's a boat load of programs related to email.
>> If anyone has done this sort of thing, I'd sure appreciate your suggestions.
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>> -Ubuntu 9.10 on several computers since version 5.04
> Please, pardon me for replying to myself, but I found and installed 
> mailx.  Whats the best configuration for me to use?
> Alex
Please use apt-get install mailutils to be able use mail 
either on your own LAN or on the Internet.

	The way you use mail is to in a terminal type mail.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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