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Which Gmail notification app will work with 14.04?

I tried using the Gmail webapp and unity mail, but neither of them light up the notification indicator (the envelope does not turn blue). Unity mail doesn't even show up in the messaging menu. What ...
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Help on mail server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having problems on getting start a mail server on Ubuntu 12.04. I just try this tutorial for Debian Wheezy, but without sucess... I really need a mail server running with: Postfix, Dovecot, ...
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Cron is not working as expected - Debian [on hold]

Hello guys i am having a little problem with the Cron. I want it to fetch some email every minute in application. Application is under /opt/redmine and command that fetches emails is bundle exec ...
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Balsa: fail to sync inbox

Balsa Mail client 2.4.10 Ubuntu 11.10 After downloading 6000 messages (around 2 gb) from gmail, now it gives me error: Error appending message '27' from pop.googlemail.com to inbox: Data copy error ...
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Configure Microsoft Exchange email on Ubuntu

I want to configure Microsoft Exchange emails on Ubuntu the way I use it in Outlook on Windows XP. Please help me to find a good step by step article.
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Postfix - “skipped, still being delivered” (+Permission denied)

I have an issue that's driving me crazy. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on DigitalOcean, I followed this tutorial to set up Postfix, Dovecot, ViMbAdmin and RoundCube: ...
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Postfix as relay server. Forward email from one domain to another

I need to relay/forward/whatever all mail from: address3@domain0.com to address3@domain1.com I'm going to set up the MX record for domain0.com to point to postfix. domain1.com is a Google apps ...
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Trouble with mx record and mailbox

I have a machine running on Internet with valid IP address 216.x.x.x. I have installed postfix on it. I have also purchased a domain, let's say example.com for it from godaddy. I have a problem in ...
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How to retrieve lost profile in thunderbird?

I have lost my emails and my email profile when i went to the terminal and sudo thunderbird restart. When i opened it my whole profile and email was dissapeared. i seemed to have lost them all. how ...
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Unable to Delete Email Messages in Thunderbird

In Thunderbird 24.0.0 I am unable to delete emails using any of the following methods: Delete key Right click, Delete Message Right click, Move To -> Trash Manually dragging a message to the trash ...
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Export Thunderbird messages to sqlite database

I have seen a lot of posts about how to backup e-mails from the .thunderbird directory, but the truth is that I find the format of the messages quite awful, and I was wondering if there was any tool ...
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Simple Linux mailserver for sending “notification” emails

I am looking to set up a simple postfix server on Ubuntu server 12.04 to use for "notifications" from simple equipment like UPS devices. My company is moving to an external hosted provider for our ...
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is it possible to log Gmail?

I want to know if it is possible to log Gmail using ubuntu in order to find out that who logged in , Honestly my gmail has been hacked and I don't know the password Right now .
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Access to MS Exchange from Ubuntu

Recently, my organization offered us to connect to our MS Exchange account from Android. Since I am using Win XP with VB only to be able to access this account, I thought I could now easily access it ...
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Dovefix update issue [duplicate]

I am trying to create an email server. I am using an arstechnia guide (link), which has me using postfix and dovecot. My server of choice is an Amazon EC2 instance running ubuntu server 12.04. One of ...
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Annotate email using Alpine

I sometimes want to make personal notes on a specific email. Currently, I do this using a fairly kludgey system, storing my notes for a given email in "/usr/local/etc/anno/message-id" (actually, a ...
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How do you reset your password for thunderbird?

I am trying to set up a Thunderbird account, but it keeps telling me that my password is wrong. When I went to Edit/Preferences/Security/Passwords, I discovered my suspicions were correct. But I think ...
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Offline 'email' messaging between users - LTSP

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP network set up a school with about 40 users. We currently do not have internet access at the school. I'd like for students to be able to communicate with each other using ...
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Using Thunderbird to automatically backup my email account

I use Thunderbird to backup my web-based email account: I open Thunderbird and copy the mail messages from the Inbox to a local folder. Is there a way to do this automatically every day, so that I ...
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Evolution 3.10.3 + EWS + Office365 = Calendar hangs client

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I also updated Evolution from 3.8 to Gnome PPA 3.10. My calendar is no longer accessible in Evolution. When I go to the Calendar (i.e. press the Calendar ...
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Multiple thunderbird users using same local directory

I have two users "tramp" and "office" on my desktop, and I want to run thunderbird from both users(I trust both users). I dont have enough disk space, so I want both the users to use the same local ...
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Ubuntu Email Server identifies as Junk!

I set the Email server with PostFIX and Dovecot. But when I send emails from my server to Gmail, Live and other major Email services they put the email in the Junk or SPAM folder. What is wrong? ...
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Library that will send me an email when the log file changes

I'm looking for a library that will send me an email when the log file changes. Is there any? Thanks.
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Postfix can receive but can't send emails

Can someone please help, I setup Postfix and can receive, but can't send email from my server, when I use Gmail smtp i can send emails as Gmail user but that is not what I want. Here is my Mail ...
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Problems with opening/saving attachment in e-mail as .docx file

When I want to open an attachment (a .docx file) in an e-mail (Google Chrome) it automatically gets downloaded and saved as a .ashx file. How can I open this as a .docx file and be able to edit it?
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Sending e-mails with server, also using Google Apps

I need an advice. I have a newsletter system. I need it to send thousands of e-mails for subscribers. Fine. I also have an account in Google Apps, which I would like to use to send/receive e-mails. ...
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Use existing mail to send mail PHP, Ubuntu 13.04

I'm going crazy trying every existing guide to configure my Ubuntu server to send mail in PHP. I have a homepage which I want to send mail from when someone is registering. Currently I have erased ...
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Open gpg seems to be affecting rendering of emails in thunderbird

I recently installed/added open gpg and enigmamail to Thunderbird in order that I could send encrypted emails, but obviously I will only be doing this with a couple of people. However, it seems to ...
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Searching for mails with two or more attachments - thunderbird

My Problem: I need to find all mails with two or more attachments. And I need to do so maybe 20 times a day for more than 10000 mails. Can I make Thunderbird show the number of attachments a single ...
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How can Evolution mail be made to default automatically to one contact list?

Since installing Evolution 3.2.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 it seems I must select (the only existing) mailing list every time I create a new mail before I can pick my recipients from it. This was not the case ...
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How to easily install mail server in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Okay I have been trying for the past hour and had to reinstall the OS because it would not turn on anymore. I REALLY need help I have the domain domain.com and I can edit the DNS on the host Now I ...
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squirrelmail unable to send / receive mail

I am configuring my own mail server for my domain after installing dovecot, postfix and squirrelmail I am stuck again. This time when i try to sendmail to an outside e-mail address I get this error : ...
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Emails send to Yahoo declined

I recently set up purchased a VPS, installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it and Webmin/Virtualmin. I think I configured DNS records for each domain I've added properly. When I am sending emails to an Yahoo ...
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My sign image replaces with replier's on Evolution

I am using Evolution as email client software on Ubuntu13. Today i've realized this; I've sent a mail with my sign (which inludes my company logo) then my recepient has replied that with an answer. ...
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Enable NTLM support without SASL rebuild

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to use the Postfix as relay to a Microsoft Exchange server. I send a mail to my Postfix, it connects to the Exchange, authenticates and sends mail. I have an trouble ...
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Crontab is not giving me error notifications [duplicate]

I don't always have the most reliable internet and I miss the feature in Windows where you're network icon changes. So far the only thing I can find to replace this is a cron job that pings. I set up ...
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Network Information for Theft Prevention

I haven't seen much of this around, and I'm not a network expert/sysadmin, so I need some advice. I have a laptop that I'd like to "protect" against theft (this is really a game more than a real ...
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Signing up for Ubuntu One--it says “Please verify your email.”

What does "Please verify your email." mean? I double checked and i entered my email address, spelled correctly, formatted correctly, etc.
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How to import contacts into thunderbird?

How to import contacts from a vCard file (*vcf) into Thunderbird mail client?
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Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server

I set-up Postfix running with Dovecot with SASL support with virtual mailboxes in a Postgresql Database and Amavis Clamav and Spamassassin all working together Working = I can send and receive email ...
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How can I install and configure an SMTP server?

How can I go about setting up an SMTP server to send email as *@mydomain.com? How can I then use this SMTP server with a PHP script that grabs data posted from my website's contact form and send it ...
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Windows Vista email (.eml) files - how to open in thunderbird

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu, just 3 days. I installed it when windows Vista crashed due to a very bad virus. Ubuntu is working very well but I would like to know how to put my emails from Windows Mail ...
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Icedove unread threaded message in top of list

In Icedove we can sort mail by status (read / unread) and sort them by threads too. However, when a thread message is not read, Icedove considers the date of the first message of the thread instead of ...
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httrack: how to copy a website with email based username login

I'm trying to do an off-line copy a website that requires login with HTTrack. The question, although, it is quite more generic. Following this instructions http://www.httrack.com/html/faq.html#QM6 I ...
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I use Outlook.com; how do I synchronize my tasks, contacts, and calendar with Evolution?

I'm looking to achieve parity between my Nokia Lumia and my PC, if possible. Let me know what details I should be adding.
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Postfix maildir permission error - cannot recieve mails

I have a server running with Postfix, Courier, Squirrelmail and virtual users located in MySQL. Everything works fine except receiving mail from the Internet. The log file shows; ...
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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I can send mails from shell with PHP, but I can't send from the PHP web page

I'm trying to send mails from a contact form in a page on my server. I followed this post. My PHP file /var/www/my_project/test.php is this: <?php $myemail = "my_mail@gmail.com"; $subject = "my ...
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How to manually remove a bad email message in Evolution

I am using Evolution in Ubutu 12.04 LTS. I seem to have gotten a bad email message- when I opened it and Ctrl-I to see the images, Evolution hung up as it was "formatting message" and then hung up ...
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If you can send emails from server, but cannot configure desktop client, can you say SMTP is working?

This question is a somewhat prologue to a different question posted (here). As I can state that I can send email from my Ubuntu server (12.04) via Roundcube, perfectly. However, I cannot manage to ...