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Mail is always sent as attachment

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John_44
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Mail is always sent as attachment

Hello All,

Whenever I send mail from my server it always arrives as an attachment and not as inline text the way I think it should. What do I have to change to correct this?

Thanks in Advance,
John
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Rob Smith
Respected Contributor
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Re: Mail is always sent as attachment

Hi, in the /usr/share/lib directory there is a file called mailx.rc. Add this line to the file:

set charset=us-ascii

This will fix your problem. Hope this helps.

Rob
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David Child_1
Honored Contributor

Re: Mail is always sent as attachment

You can also fix it on the fly with the '-m' option:

mailx -m -s "....