Sending Email from Terminal using mutt

Posted on December 22, 2016


Often times one deals with long running programs and need a quick way to know when the program is finished or intermediate reporting. Simplest way is to email yourself the progress say hourly or so.

Simplest way is to setup an gmail account with mutt on your workstation. I use the commandline tool mutt to accomplish this.

For details on how to setup mutt on your Ubuntu look here :