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BIABAM(1) General Commands Manual BIABAM(1)


biabam - biabam is a bash attachment mailer


biabam filename[,filename2...] [-s subject] recipient[,recipient2...]


The given filename(s) gets mailed to all recipients. The body of the message is read on standard input.

If no text is piped into biabam, it will wait for text on standard input (finish with CTRL-D).

By default, the comma ',' character is the separator for attachments and recipients.


echo "Here are the tarballs you requested" | \
biabam foobar-0.7.8.tar.gz,coolapp-0.4.3.tar.gz,otherapp-4.3.0.tar.gz \
-s "Answer to your request",,


This manpage was originally written by Bastian Kleineidam <> for the Debian distribution of biabam.

The main author of biabam is Mads Martin Jørgensen <>.

16 January 2003