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Email

Email is a command line program that can send attachments, and stdin as the body of an email. It's most useful as a way of emailing yourself files.

Install

go get github.com/nwjlyons/email

Setup

Copy and paste into a terminal and update values accordingly.

mkdir -p ~/.config/email;cat > ~/.config/email/config.json <<EOF
{
    "mailbox": "youremail@gmail.com",
    "from": "youremail@gmail.com",
    "host": "smtp.gmail.com",
    "port": "587",
    "password": "",
    "to": [
        "youremail@gmail.com"
    ],
    "subject": ""
}
EOF
;vi ~/.config/email/config.json

Usage

Body

Body from command line flag

email -b "body"

or from a pipe

echo "body" | email

or from stdin

email < file.txt

Attachments

email attachment.pdf attachment.jpg

Recipients

Override recipients from settings file. Accepts a comma separated list.

email -t "one@example.com" -b "body"

multiple recipients

email -t "one@example.com,two@example.com" -b "body"

Subject

Override subject from settings file

email -s "subject" -b "body"

All at once

email -t "mum@example.com" -s "Some photos from the weekend" dinner.jpg tokyo-skyline.jpg

Provide your own config file

email -c ~/config.json -b "body" -s "subject"

Contributing

  • Install godep with this command go get github.com/tools/godep.
  • Prefix go commands on the terminal with godep. eg instead of go test run godep go test.

Tests

To run tests

godep go test

These tests will actually send an email using the settings in your config file. To avoid this set EMAIL_SEND enviroment variable to 0.

EMAIL_SEND=0 godep go test

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