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Cron to send e-mail

I need to run a cron job that will mail a .txt file to a group of folks on Monday each week.
I run Linux 5.2. I've tried several crons' but no luck.
I know it's simple, but I'm stumped..!
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks,
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ahoffmannCommented:
assuming your mail program is  /bin/mail (and it is BSD-style):

59 23 * * Mon /bin/cat file.txt | /bin/mail -s"subject" user@domain.name
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HalldorGCommented:
Use a script like
#!/bin/sh
/usr/lib/sendmail mailinglist  <<EOF
Subject: the mail every day
From: reply@mydomain.com
To: Mailinglist@mydomain.com

$(cat thetextfile)
EOF
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And the cron times are the same as abow.
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