[techtalk] Sending pictures from cron

Rik Hemsley rik at kde.org
Fri Mar 24 19:20:15 EST 2000

#if GeekGrrl
> 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
> program?

uuencode webcam.jpg | mail seikenbe at swbell.net


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