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From Sending Email in Jupyter to Sending Email in Linux Service

by Mike Levin

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Ever need a running process to reach out and let you know how things are going? Per Zawinski’s Law, the time has come the Walrus said to make our Python Linux daemon service able to send emails using Python’s standard SMTP library and the gmail email servers. So long as we send from a gmail account, we have reliable and sufficiently permissive infrastructure to tap. Jumping into WebDev already? Take a moment to learn Linux basics with me, especially the world-changing Linux service management system called systemd.