[techtalk] Sending pictures from cron

GeekGrrl geekgrrl at geekgrrl.org
Fri Mar 24 13:00:31 EST 2000

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to email a webcam snapshot via
a crontab entry. I have the entry done and it works, but 'mail
seikenbe at swbell.net < webcam.jpg' results that account receiving a garbled
mess instead of an image. (Yes, I know the mess -is- the image).

Is there any way to send this as an attachment so it does not get so
garbled? Can pine work in a one-line command without invoking the whole


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