On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:50:51AM +0200, Giles Coochey wrote: > On 14/10/2010 11:48, Scott Robbins wrote: > > > >> http://blog.zloether.com/2009/07/send-email-from-linux-shell.html > > This also, you will note, sends email through (in the example) through > > gmail, that is, going outside the machine. > > > > > I thought that was what the OP requested? I may have misunderstood--I was under the impression that the OP only wanted to send system messages locally, that is, the sort of things syslog sends to root. I have a rather dated page on it (that I host locally, so slow site and often down), at http://www.scottro.net/qnd/qnd-ssmtp.html -- Scott Robbins PGP keyID EB3467D6 ( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 ) gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6 Cordelia: Do you know what he's going to do to me when he finds out I let his car get stolen? I mean, what are the chances that a vampire has full insurance with a low deductible?