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Send mail with php and postfix - can send mail with php -a from terminal but not from web page

I have designed a simple contact form that sends an email to a gmail account. Currently if I run from a terminal (non-root user): ...$ php -a php > "me@gmail.com","test postfix php","this is a ...
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Logcheck not sending email

I just installed logcheck, modified its config to my email address, but when i prompt a test run i dont get the email. If i redirect the output to STDOUT i get the correct infos. I read somewhere ...
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Kmail Default Send and Archive (gmail like hotkey)

CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER = Send and Archive inside of the browser for GMAIL. How do I enable this to work inside of Kmail? I wish to send and archive all my emails when I launch em out my inbox.
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What happend to evolution-mapi in 16.04

I am new here and i come frome austria. My primary language is german so please excuse me for my bad english. The only questian i have is, what happend to the evolution-mapi in ubuntu 16.04. I've ...
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Dekko lost my email

I wrote an email today in Dekko and then pressed send. The train I was in went through an area where I lost Internet connection, whilst the email was sending. As a result the email didn't go and I got ...
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Mail -c option gives message “invalid option”

I'm trying to sent mail command-line using mail() with Ubuntu 14. No problem, but when using the -c option (according to http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/wily/man1/bsd-mailx.1.html) I get: mail: ...
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HTTPS for Email servers [on hold]

I have email server whose email is going into spam.. so I want to know that SSL certificate of HTTTPS will help ?
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a package wants me to use a system mail name

the full question is: The 'mail name' is the domain name used to 'qualify' mail addresses without a domain name. This name will also be used by other programs. It should be the single, ...
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Port is blocked

I am working in Ubuntu 14.04 where I have WordPress site running and a Postfix service partly working as SMTP. I would like to enable my Wordpress site to register and send e-mails to users with ...
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Bidirectionally synchronize Thunderbird profiles (POP3 mail accounts) between two computers

I have two computers, each has Thunderbird installed. I once set up a Thunderbird profile on computer A and configured my email accounts there (all POP3, not IMAP). Later I copied that profile to ...
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Which mailer program works on Jaunty 9.04? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu 9.04 jaunty on an old laptop (Thinkpad X40) for years, with Gmail webmail. Now, for some reasons, I want to use a mailer in place of a webmail. First I tried Evolution ...
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Postfix irregularly sends out mail

I tried setting up a mail server on my VPS using the Postfix package and the following tutorial (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04). It ...
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exim4 problems sending mail from client

If I send mails through my Phone I receive always following error: 2016-05-13 20:29:46 H=ipxxxxxx.dynamic.kabel-deutschland.de ([192.168.0.144]) [95.90.xxx.xxx] F=<test@example.online> rejected ...
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Oauth 2 in kamil in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect gmail using kmail from ubuntu 16.04, but it is not connecting. After doing google search I came to know that, gmail using oauth 2 for authentication of desktop app. Is there a ...
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email can't send PTR record

Using Thunderbird POP3 SMTP Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Can't send messages but can receive. Error message is "4.4.0 ... Relaying temporarily denied. Cannot resolve PTR record for 202.91.195.235." Am ...
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Unable to open maildir files other than text editor

I installed Thunderbird with maildir. Email files from the maildir structure open with the text editor (MINE format) but not with Thunderbird. How can I change that situation ? PS1: of course, same ...
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Enable ZFS ZED Email Notifications on 16.04

As ZFS is now officially supported in Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to enable email notifications for my ZFS pool. Below are the steps I have taken so far, however I am now currently stuck: Installed ...
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Evolution - Cannot see POP account

I am running the latest version of Xubuntu (16.04) and installed evolution 3.18.5.2 using the software app. I added two IMAP accounts without an issue. However I am having a problem with a POP3 ...
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cron email from address

a linux machine executes a cron job for a script every night that does a backup, this should then send an email to us with the basic results. However since moving to a spam filtering platform its ...
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Receiving Email Problem from outside in Elastix

I've already installed elastix 3 stable version (postfix, cyrus sasl2). I'm using as email server in my local network. here everything works as the bellow: Send Email from Local To Local = ...
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Setting up a mail server on Ubuntu that forwards and sends mail to Gmail

I am currently running a Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean. Currently, I have set up Postfix so all emails to my domain automatically gets forwarded to my Gmail account. I also want to send out emails ...
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postfix 2.11, cannot receive emails from specific domain

helo, I am over 3 days now working on a solution. Our server is getting emails normally from around the world, except from one domain(our ISP free emails server domain). It would not be a problem but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 auth_pam broken

I'm trying to set up a mail server on a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 machine but I can't get it to work properly. I'm using a Postfix/Courier setup with MySQL for authentication. Receiving emails and reading ...
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Thunderbird recognizes some pdf files as videos

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and recently have a problem with Thunderbird: Some pdf files attached to emails are not treated as pdf files should be. The attachment settings option for pdf's is set to ...
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Email icon (messaging menu) in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and Mailnag to check my Gmail account. With Ubuntu 14.10 I had a email icon (messaging menu, provided by indicator-messages package, that I currently have installed) ...
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can't send emails to gmail accounts from postfix

Hi I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 configured as email box using this guide http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/ and then install and configure spamassasin with this ...
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I've made an email server using postfix and dovecot and I cannot send emails to Gmail! It works perfectly with Yahoo

I've made an email server on Ubuntu 12.04 using postfix, dovecot and roundcube as an web interface. Sending and receiving mails from Yahoo works fine (well, to be honest with a delay of 5 minutes, I ...
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Configure cron-apt to use smtp relay

I've setup cron-apt on Ubuntu 14.04.3 to automate updates. I'd like it to email notifications and have configured MAILTO="user@example.com", and MAILON="upgrade" options in /etc/cron-apt/config. I ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Adding Proton email to the notifications

I have a "Proton" email account, which works very nice through my Ubuntu phone. However, I am not receiving notifications when I get emails come through. So I can miss them. How can I add Proton email ...
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Can not use POSTFIX to send mail out

So basicly what im trying to do is send out an email from my friend computer out to my gmail. I have been guiding him on how to setup Postfix (Guide: ...
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Claws Mail imap4 problem

I'm trying to configure Claws Mail (v.3.13.2) in Xubuntu 16.04, in order to get and receive mail from my university's Outlook servers. I'm using the very same config settings as with Thunderbird, but ...
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Sending mail from one system to another on the same network using sendmail?

I am trying to use sendmail to set up a local mail environment in which all of the machines on the LAN can send and receive mail from each other. I am able to send and receive mail on the localhost ...
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Evolution ews connection to exchange suddenly stopped working (unauthorized)

I was using Evolution with the EWS (Exchange Webservices) Connector for quite a while and everything was working well. Then from one day to the next, without any configuration change I know of, I ...
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How to send email from script

I'm trying to write a script that will send an email with all the files from one folder attached, then move those files to another folder. I've done the latter bit with a bash script, but I've never ...
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how to setup send-only email server on ubuntu

I have a project coming soon and I need to send an email to around 300K people who might have the interest in the project. However I need to send them an email in the same day (the opening day) and as ...
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thunderbird mail ubuntu gmail syncing in background

i use Thunderbird mail v38.6.0 and it seems like Thunderbird did not synchronize mailbox if only it was open? any way to sync in background?
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Email Client which runs in background and notifies when email arrives

I am new in Ubuntu and currently running 16.04-beta2 release. I have configured Thunderbird Email client for everyday use and the only problem with Thunderbird is that it doesn't run in background and ...
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Update making any/all emails sound notification

I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5. I updated my phone yesterday when prompted. I have a problem now. I use gmail, I only used to get notifications for emails coming into my "primary" tab. Now with the update ...
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Postfix - add footer to email with altermime

my goal is to add footer (disclaimer) for every email which pass Postfix as SMTP server (running Zentyal 4.2 on Ubuntu as mail server). I was using this tutorial (and many more, but all the same in ...
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Pipe all incoming emails to script and then delete it

I am looking for a method to pipe all incoming emails to a script. When I say all incoming emails, I mean from any domain since my server will be listening to multiple domain names. I have not yet ...
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Sending an email with PHP

I'm having a lot of trouble setting up a mail service on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried sendmail, but despite following literally 15 different guides on how to set it up, it doesn't work (from the command ...
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Exchange MAPI Authentication Loop

Ubuntu 15.10 Evolution 3.16.15 Trying to access my work's Exchange MOBI server (curse you, proprietary Activesync), but authentication just hangs and continually asks for my password. User and ...
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email client to control downloading

I am looking for an email client that I can: 1) control downloads of attachments 2) control how far the history goes back (for downloading inbox) 3) Optional (is considered secure by gmail) For ...
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How to correctly configure mail server on ubuntu [duplicate]

I created an Azure Linux VM with open Edx preinstalled. If I try to browse via my ip, it works fine http://23.102.154.255:18010 for the studio http://23.102.154.255 for the main page However, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 email notification does not work

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Gmail account and I would like get notifications about incoming emails. I have installed Unity Mail. Unity Mail opens a Chrome tab when I click to its icon. -> that ...
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Postfix sends from localhost using mail but does not relay mails from local clients

For a couple of days I am trying to configure Postfix/Dovecot, I did my best to follow the guides, I can receive mail but cannot send mail from other mail clients than localhost. Here is a syslog ...
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Dovecot/Postfix, how to block anonymous login? (SMTP)

I'm using ispconfig, dovecot, postfix for my mailserver. Is there any way to block someone sending mails without any auth? This is how it looks when I SMTP from my client to my mailserver like this: ...
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Getting spam emails from myself (www-data & user)?

recently I've been getting spam mails from my own server from my MAINUSER and www-data. I replaced: my name = "MAINUSER" mail server = "MAILSERVERDOMAIN" The headers are: Return-Path: ...
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What command can read email mailbox file and produce output to stdout?

Is there any CLI email client/program which can read email mailbox file (with single email message) and produce output to stdout main headers and text? $ mailcmd < email.file From: some@email.com ...
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Can't get Postfix to send emails

I am new to being a system administrator and this is my first VPS I am setting up. I'm not new, so I do manage to have everything except emails working. I have installed postfix and mail-utils and ...