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Install Mailcatcher on OSX

Install MailCatcher (

brew install ruby
sudo gem install mailcatcher

Then set it a daemon:

 curl >>~/Library/LaunchAgents/me.mailcatcher.plist

then run

 launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/me.mailcatcher.plist
 launchctl start ~/Library/LaunchAgents/me.mailcatcher.plist     

To setup PHP: edit php.ini (on OSX brew, /usr/local/etc/php/5.5/conf.d/mailcatcher.ini and paste the following configuration:

echo "sendmail_path = /usr/bin/env catchmail -f" >> /usr/local/etc/php/7.1/conf.d/mailcatcher.ini && brew services restart php71

put any email you want instead of

If you got a `require': cannot load such file -- i18n/core_ext/string/interpolate (LoadError) exception:

sudo gem uninstall i18n
sudo gem install i18n -v 0.6.11
sudo gem install interpolate


Visit the mailcatcher backend : http://localhost:1080

To test it:

php -r "mail('', 'test', 'test');"
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