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Mutt can be used to send email from command line, for that we do something like:

   mutt -s "Subject" -i file.txt -- someone@gmail.com < /dev/null

My file.txt can have the output of a command like

date > file.txt

How to I skip the part of generating file.txt and put the output of date directly on the mutt command?

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You can pass standard input as a body message to mutt:

date | mutt -s "Subject" -- toto@example.com
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  • I want to pass a command output, instead. For example, pass the output of date. Can I pass the output of date instead of standard input? – KcFnMi Jul 2 '20 at 13:54
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    @KcFnMi: the stdout of the date command is piped to stdin of mutt. That’s exactly what you want. – Jakub Jindra Jul 4 '20 at 11:49

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