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Re: sendmail



On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 03:42 +0000, Amadeus W.M. wrote:
> I want to be able to send email from my home computer to the outside 
> world. I want to do that from a script, when certain events happen, so I 
> can't use graphical clients like evolution. I have to use mail with 
> sendmail or a replacement as postfix or qmail. Since sendmail comes by 
> default with fedora, I thought I'd start with that. 

Unless you really want to learn about sendmail or postfix, there's no
need to install a full-blown MTA just to send messages upstream. I've
found the foll wing useful in these circumstances:

http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/SendEmail/

It's a neat little Perl script that does exactly what you want.

poc


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