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Changing the default mail client in Ubuntu 14.04 MATE

After installing Opera, my default mail client is always the browser (for mailto but also in LibreOffice). Changing the settings in System -- Settings -- Preferred Applications does not work at all. ...
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I can only send emails to gmail accounts with exim4

When i write this in the terminal, a email should be sent to the email-address i send it to: echo "Content of email" | mail -s "Subject" user@example.com If i send it to my own gmail account, it ...
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How can I migrate my existing mailboxes from sendmail to Postfix?

I am currently using sendmail + Webmail, which was configured by someone else and I was trying to understand the configurations of sendmail but it looks pretty tough for me. I want to use Postfix ...
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problems with sendmail configuration

I want to configure sendmail on my system so that every user can send email. i followed the instructions on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10359437/sendmail-how-to-configure-sendmail-on-ubuntu but ...
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Sending email no longer working on Ubuntu 14.04.1 after deploying with Meteor Up

I asked this over on SO, but I think this is a server related issue, so this might be a better place to ask: Recently I added email sending capability to my Meteor app, using both the email package, ...
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Lost my data 500gb hard disk [duplicate]

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 but unfortunately and accidentally I have formatted my whole hard drive 500 GB as well my hard disk format file system EXT4 from NTFS.
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mailutils how to assign a email address

I just installed Mailutils and don't know how to add my email address to it.Man page is no help.
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Setting up mail server for providing bulk email service

As mailchimp & other online bulk email service provider companies allow their users to send bulk emails & keeps track of emails are sent / bounced / undelivered / opened / spammed / deleted ...
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Set up Postfix to send but not receive mail

I want to set up my web server (Ubuntu 14.04) so that I can use contact forms, forum email confirmations, etc. without having to go through Gmail or some other server. I don't want to receive emails, ...
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Mail Client: see last email correspondence

Up to now I use Thunderbird. If person "Bob Foobar" writes me, I often want to see the last email correspondence I had with him. I want to see the mails he wrote me, and the mails I wrote him. ...
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Email replies from my client's iPad Air have t.signaldue.com links in the source code

When I receive replies from one of my clients who just got a new iPad Air, Thunderbird has a "this may be a scam". When I view the source code of the reply, there are links in the source code that ...
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why does mailx — -f work no longer

I did the following in Ubuntu 12.04: echo "some body" | mailx -s "some subject" recipient@example.de -- -f sender@example.de it generated a message like this: To: recipient@example.de Subject: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 postfix install can receive, send from telnet, can't send from other local machines w/Thunderbird

I installed postfix using the instructions at http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ - I've set up systems on Ubuntu before using this and they worked good. This one, though, receives emails fine - I can ...
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Trying to send an email from Ubuntu 14.04 to yahoo smtp

Trying to send an email from Ubuntu 14.04 to yahoo smtp. My ip address at home changes and I would like to know it during the day. I was just using wget http://wtfismyip.com/text and then I want to ...
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E-mail with html causing Evolution 3.10.4 to crash or hang (Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit)

I have reported these problems to Evolution bugzilla@gnome.org, but either I have not made my problems clear enough for the experts to understand or I cannot provide the test data the experts need. ...
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Mail Server Issue

I have a domain example.com with its MX record pointed on lets say mail.bet-cool.com, Domain example.com is pointing to a certain VPS. While sending mail from VPS(Postfix without dovecot) to ...
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Multi domain emails from PHP

my server is running Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. So far, I had no problems sending out emails from my single wordpress website. After creating other websites on the same server, I recognized, that they ...
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Spam-Mail always in inbox and not in “.Spam”-directory (Postfix+Dovecot+SpamAssasian+ClamAV) [closed]

As the title already says I receive Spam mails always in my mail inbox and not redirected to the Postfix Spam directory ".Spam" for each mail user. Any ideas why? (Ubuntu 14.04.1 with ...
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Unable to receive emails with postfix/dovecot

I am using Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04. I am able to send messages out to my Gmail address but unable to receive messages in. In system logs, messages show as sent to my inbox but the message ...
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spam e-mail on @ubuntu.com address

my @ubuntu.com e-mail address is a forwarding address, so I don't have server side control of incoming spam address to that address. Client-side spam filtering is not very effective. Anyone know ...
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HTML messages coloured incorrectly in KMail

In KMail, this for example is the render for an email: While this is the email from the same mailing list in Fastmail. I have tried flipping colours in the fonts, to turning HTML on and off, but ...
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Email Application That stores Messages as Single Files

Are there any applications (like Thunderbird) that handle emails for Ubuntu that store messages as single files? I've added my Thunderbird folder to MEGA for syncing, but it includes files up to ...
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Setting up postfix

I am trying to setup mail server on my Amazon EC2 following this guide. But when I came by step 12, I ran into a problem, that it does not seems to have 250-mail.domain.com in the ehlo-result? Which ...
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Postfix SASL Authentification not applied

I've a problem: I set up a Postfix and want to apply SASL user auth over cyprus. But the Problem is that Postfix won't accept the SASL auth or even the TLS encryption which i configured. In the ...
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How to run a complex command by xfce mail-watcher

I just installed the xfce4-mailwatch-plugin I would like to use the option "Run on click" to either switch to Thunderbird, or to open it if it is not currently running. The command I use for this is ...
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Help configuring postfix locally

It's my first time configuring a mail server so I'm having some problems. The situation is this: I have 2 virtual machines (V1 and V2), both connected on the same network. The idea is that V1 send ...
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munin send mail about permission denied to munin-update.log

I have install munin, but CRON send me mail about an error: Can't open /var/log/munin/munin-update.log (Permission denied) at /usr/share/perl5/Log/Log4perl/Appender/File.pm line 103. but the ...
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Multiple messages to recipient_bcc_maps and sender_bcc_maps with Postfix while using amavis

I have a problem to configure my postfix. My aim is to have a mail-server which filters spam and virus mails by using Spamassasin and ClamAV via amavis. Furthermore i want to archive a copy of each ...
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Thunderbird Mails (not enough disk space)

I am using thunderbird mail and the partition in which mails are stored is of 470gb from which only 64gb is used. Now the problem is whenever i start thunderbird it generate a error message which ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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monitor outgoing email

I have a VPS and recently I found some unusual activity looking at the /var/log/mail.log and so I installed pflogsumm to send a daily report and got this: Per-Day Traffic Summary date ...
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how can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have install postfix/courrier to send and recieve mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configure postfix with mysql DB, and create "contact@mydomain.com" adress. There is ...
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dkim and SPF ok, but domainkeys=neutral (no sig);

I just want to know how can I pass state "neutral" to "pass" for domainkeys=neutral (no sig); (And please don't answer: "dkim is used not domain keys")
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Evolution on Trusty new mail composition, insert items greyed

when composing a new email, image, link, rule and tab are greyed out, while the message body has focus, dragging and dropping or copying and pasting a *.jpg results in an attachment rather than a ...
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Email App On Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.There are a app named "thunder bird" for email. I don't want use this email app. Is there any other alternative?
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Cannot send email on Ubuntu 14.10, Postfix and Dovecot

I am having trouble setting up my Ubuntu server installation to send/receive emails. I am fairly new to all of this so I apologise if I have not provided enough/correct information. Please do let me ...
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Crawls-Mail fails to enter e-mail address when associated nickname is typed in address field

2014-11-29 I installed Crawls-Mail recently and subsequently created an address book complete with addresses and nicknames. But Crawls-Mail does not show any e-mail address when I type a nickname in ...
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Configure unattended upgrades notification e-mail

I've recently built a server using 14.04.1 LTS, I wanted a very quick and simple way for it to let me know if, for example, it needed a system restart after installing upgrades. I decided e-mail was ...
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Import hours as a template in Evolution

In my new job I set up a weekly schedule for me and my collegues as a base to make changes from. I'm syncing and sharing this calendar through google, but I'm using evolution because it is easier to ...
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Why can't I get a telnet localhost 25, ehlo localhost output of 250-AUTH?

How do I get a telnet localhost 25 output of 250-AUTH LOGIN? Similar to the questions asked here and here, I set up a Postfix-Dovecot mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and can not get it to ...
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Thunderbird resets profile after second start up

The issue is as follows: After cleanly reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I set up my thunderbird profile (using the profile manager), which I store on a separate ext4 partition (I am owner of this ...
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How to terminate server process?

I just created automation sending an email using a shell script, but it always running and send me an email every sec to my email. I'm using PID and that process name to terminate it, I'm writing ...
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Moving old laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 14.04

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Now, do i just install the Lubuntu desktop package to 'overlay' on Ubuntu (does that result in only Lubuntu on her ...
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Dovecot doesn't start

I've installed Postfix and it works correctly. I've installed Dovecot and set it's configurations too. But when I try service dovecot start it terminates on startup. Here is the end of syslog: Nov 19 ...
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i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot

i cannot read emails on thunderbird i am using ubuntu 12.04 server postfix dovecot i am using pop3 port 110 and smtp port 587 i can send emails to external emails i can receive emails on the server ...
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Thunderbird/E-Mail icon not showing on Systems-Tray

I just set up Thunderbird on my 14.04 system and I remember seeing an E-Mail icon in the Systems-Tray around a year ago. As I didn't need it, I somehow made it go away. How do I get an E-Mail ...
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import thunderbird account from file

Thanks for the help everyone. I'm going to rephrase this entry to highlight the solution in case anyone else searches and ends up here. I had to re-install all my data from a saved backup. I use ...
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How can change my Ubuntu One profile and Ubuntu developer profile email address?

How can change my Ubuntu profile and Ubuntu developer profile email address? I have a Profile email that soon cease to exist and want replace it. I created an Ubuntu Phone developer account but auto ...
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How can I do a backup of my Thunderbird inbox

Ubuntu 14.04 is seriously misbehaving, and I only have access to the terminal. I propose to do a full reinstall, but want to backup the Thunderbird inbox for reinserting if it is otherwise lost in the ...
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Cron process sends email, where are these sent emails?

Ubuntu 14.04 I have an email process that sends an email via cron, using sendemail (which I believe is a Perl program that doesn't need an MTA). Where are these sent-emails stored? If they are stored ...