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HostGator to Amazon PHP send mail not working

After I transferred hosts from hostgator to aws ubuntu, all my send mail does not work. for example when someone register's, it is supposed to send an automated email to that user. I am using X-Mailer ...
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Evolution hangs infinitely on “Scanning Folders in 'Exchange/IMAP Server…'”

Evolution (EWS) 3.10.4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 (trusty) For the past few days since installing/configuring Evolution, it has been working well. However, after rebooting my machine last night (first reboot ...
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how do use ubuntu 14.0 sent mail function php multiple mail in one file [on hold]

I'm beginner use ubuntu on my website but I don't know how to set ubuntu sent multiple mail? 1. I'm install **sudo apt-get install postfix** set by internet 2. after I'm use file bird.php sent mail ...
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Who is telling me “You have mail”

On a server running Ubuntu 14.04 I see You have new mail in the motd every time I log in via SSH. Q: Who is telling me this? Mail does not find anything, and I do not expect any mails on this ...
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Problem using the mail command line utility

I have been trying to email messages with the mail utility but it does not work. Actually I use this command mail -s "subject" recipient@gmail.com -- -f from_address@gmail.com I guess the problem ...
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My postfix/dovecot/mysql mail server can receave, but send mails only to me! [on hold]

Please help! My (UBUNTU SERVER 14.04) postfix/dovecot/mysql can receives mails, but sends only to my own e-mail address! Here are parameters: myhostname = mycite.com alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases ...
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Correct MX record, subdomain and Dynamic DNS settings for Namecheap Self hosted email @domain.com email & correct Hosts and Hostname for server

I want to correctly Set up my own email server at home for my domain.com. It is hosted by namecheap. I need to set up the following On Namecheap (Domain provider): MX Record Subdomain On Server: ...
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Bash script sends mail from one server but not the other

I have a bash script that is running on two, virtually identical servers. This script sends email essentially like this: ( commands that generate some output ) | /usr/bin/mailx -s 'Some subject line' ...
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With multiple domains on virtual hosts, how to configure postfix for each domain

single Ubuntu (14.04) Server with Apache and PHP. Hi. I have multiple domain names (static DNS), each one hosted on a different virtual host. I want to set up postfix so as to receive and send email ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 Webmin installed

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server. I am administering the domain from GoDaddy. I would like to dump GoDaddy and use my Ubuntu server for everything including e mail and set up my own DNS from Ubuntu. ...
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Extracting strings from mail log

I'm trying to extract all lines of text from mail log file that contain specific string (mail address). I know using grep will allow me to search for the address mail.addres@example.org, but how do I ...
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Nagios Core Version 4.0.8 stopped sending automatic email notification after IP change

I have Nagios Core Version 4.0.8 installed on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I changed the IP if the server and after that nagios wont send me automatic notifications, I have send email from root and nagios user ...
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Downgrade from Evolution 3.16 to Evolution 3.12

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Gnome Evolution 3.16 by adding the Gnome PPA in my sources list. This worked briefly, but then Evolution stopped working with my Google Apps accounts (happened on ...
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Mass Mailer similar to Mailchimp?

Does anyone have any mailing software ideas similar to mailchimp I can install on my vps? I need to mail 5000 emails per week.
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Can Postfix check for a user on a downstream smtp?

the simplest solution for backup mx is a second postfix which relays every email to the main-server. The main problem is backscatter, when the server comes back online. Most of the time both systems ...
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Mail Server saslauthd pam_authenticate failed

Every month/3 weeks, my Mail server fails to send any new mails, and each time i find the below error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Setting up forward-only email server

I am setting up an email server whose only purpose will be to forward incoming emails to corresponding mapped email addresses. Here are the requirements: I don't store any email on my server. It ...
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Setting up an automated email forwarding system for a large set of email accounts

Let's say I want people to send emails to my server and I want to forward them all to different email addresses. For example, I have a following mapping: john@myserver.net => ...
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Help with an automatic email response system [closed]

I am planning to create a program(with python) that analyzes and responds to emails on ubuntu, but I cant seem to find anything that could serve as the receiving and sending part of the program(in ...
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Postfix no outer mails recived because of “unknown user 550” (sending & local reciving possible)

I have the following problem: I can't recive emails on my email account on my server. Postfix sends back: error: unknown user (550) - mymail@domain.tld But it is possible to send mail with other ...
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Migrating Thunderbird Mails from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I found this question but it is not about Mail, is just profile. I want to migrate all my e-mail in Thunderbird and attachment from Windows 7 to my Thunderbird in my Ubuntu 14.04. Exists a program ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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postfix smtp relay to google works but can i use gmail.com in /etc/mailname?

I have successfully set up postfix to use gmail as a relay and now i can run sendmail to send messages through google (which is almost all the email i need from Ubuntu 14.04. However my problem is - ...
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How to get ssmtp to map local user to email address for the To: field

I have a simple ssmtp setup. The command echo test | mail -s "testing" username always results in me trying to send an email to username@hostname which always fails. I am thus trying to map the ...
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Simple Evernote for the desktop [duplicate]

I want to create a link between text files I edit with gedit and mails in thunderbird. I don't ask for more. This would would be something like a simple evernote like application for the desktop. ...
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How to remove domain part of each line from text file containing email addresses

I have a text file with one email address per line. How can I remove the domain part but not the TLD part of each line? In here, we would define TLD to be the last element of the string after the last ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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compress and email option in right click

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with the Nemo file manager. How can I enable a right click option which compresses files into a zip archive and attaches it to a new E-Mail in Thunderbird?
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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If I send an email to my own server, does it pass through ISP?

This may be a super newbie question, I have an email server running Postfix/Dovecat with SMTP for send and IMAP for receiving. I have two accounts--a@myserver.com and b@myserver.com. I want to send ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system"

I have configure the Trend Micro IMSVA 9.0 and getting mail bounce error postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system" postfix/smtp[19143]: certificate verification failed ...
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Can't reach SMTP server via telnet

Virtual Machine: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I'm using putty to access Ubuntu from my Windows 7 PC. This Ubuntu machine does not have a registered domain name. Setting up a local SMTP server on this Ubuntu ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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Was tls/ssl broken in the update I did on 2015 June 11?

After an update at 21:06 on 11 June my Alpine mail client can no longer send out email. I notice that one of the items updated was ssl. I've tried various workarounds, but none work. The config is ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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How can I synchronize an Ubuntu Server with an email-account via SyncMl/ ActiveSync?

To clarify my question: I have an Ubuntu Server, and an email-account on (at/with?) a webmail provider using Horde as their system. So they offer synchronization via SyncMl and ActiveSync. Now I ...
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Can't send mail

I can't seem to figure out how to get my server to send out an email. I've installed postfix for a send-only server, and every time I run mail -s "hello world" myemailaddress@outlook.com, I get at ...
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cron script issue when sending mail to multiple recipients

I have a script to generate reports every morning and mail it out to multiple teams. Since I want to make the script generic (there are many reports) I added the following in each script- ### Mailing ...
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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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IMAP email/contacts/calendar

I am looking for a program that will handle to the sync of my IMAP @hotmail.com account. Had a look at Thunderbird and Evolution and I can't seem to see how the sync a the calendar or contacts that I ...
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Setting up an Ubuntu Email Server

I just configured an Ubuntu 14.04 email server using Postfix and Dovecot with also setting up Squirrelmail. I'm having some issues logging into the server though. I've been at this for hours trying ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Alpine - From adress not one of your adresses

I just installed Alpine in Ubuntu, and I've configured it with iCloud. It receives messages well, but when I try to send, I get this error message: "From adress is not one of your adresses." Does ...
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Using MSMTP with GoDaddy relay servers. Help?

Okay first of all I have done my homework and research on this. Most of the guides that I have found are for setting up MSMTP with Gmail. First let me tell you what I have done so far. My box is ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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installing mail program in ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a software, after the execution MIT servers sent me an email. To receive this e-mail I need to install "mail" program in my ubuntu. I tried the below way but it didn't work; sudo apt-get ...
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Can't get addresses when I import contacts from .csv to Evolution

When I import my contacts from a csv file to Evolution I don't get the address information. I have renamed the address column headers, but nothing I do seems to work. Does anyone know how to fix this? ...
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Thunderbird 31.7.0 hanging frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

I.m using Thunderbird 31.7.0 (the version that ships with Ubuntu) on Ubuntu 14.04. Thunderbird frequently hangs for about 10 seconds at a time (UI completely unresponsive, fades to grey). For example ...