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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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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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How can I transfer Thunderbird profile from Windows XP?

I've saved the profile on a flash drive by using the Import/Export feature of the Windows Thunderbird. However, the Thunderbird in Ubuntu seems to be a reduced version of the Windows one. In the ...
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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 ...
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Test Mail Server Tool

I've finally moved to Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows. I had xampp installed for web development. For testing of sending/receiving emails I used this tool ...
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Dovecot stuck in stop/waiting

im trying to build a mail server (postfix + dovecot). after the installation, tried to check if dovecot is working by : service dovecot status: start/prestart statement. the only thing i did was ...
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Can't send email to my own domain

I've set up sendmail on my ubuntu server and I have the following PHP code set up to email my own domain [email protected]: $subject = "Hello!"; $message = "This is a test."; $header = "From: " . ...
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Cron emails no longer going to local 'chuck' account

Ubuntu 14.04 installed as a VM on a machine that sends emails, with attachments, via Perl 5.18.2. That part works because Perl talks directly to the SMTP server. Let's call the machine name ...
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email - Postfix name issue with using $header “name <email>”

I've set up Postfix on my Ubuntu+Nginx machine to send mail and I'm running in to one issue. The issue is that the from name is www-data with the email ...
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How to access mail in an organized manner

I just finished setting up postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 server, however, to access my mail I have to use command line. How can I make it so that I can access the mail in an organized manner, like ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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How to send email with sendemail without MTA?

Perl 5.18.2 Ubuntu 14.04 We use a commercial SMTP service. Need to send email from command line via cron. So no user intervention is important. No DNS going, no incoming connections or mail, this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: How to send email without registering a domain or having an MX or A record?

Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine that is not my PC. I use my PC (Windows 7 and Putty 0.63) to shell into it. Uname=Linux ubuntucomp 3.13.0-24-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 10 19:11:08 UTC 2014 ...
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Can postfix receive emails on it's own?

I am configuring a Postfix server right now and want to clear up some things I am not quite sure about. For what I know Postfix is a MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) that can send and receive emails. That ...
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Dovecot mail delivery location issue

I just setup a mail server on my digitalocean.com droplet. It is using postfix, dovecot & mbox. I have it configured in gmail and it is sending and receiving. The problem though, is that when a ...
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Failure during ssl handshake while sending mail using openssl

I am trying to send mail from terminal using openssl by connecting to gmail's server using ssl on the port 465. Things are fine until i enter from address and authenticate. But when i enter RCPT TO, i ...
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How can I record all URL and IP outgoing traffic on my computer so I can see what people are up too

I'm trying to get a list of all outgoing URL traffic that my computer makes. This way I can know what my computer is making a request for. Like for email or web browsing or the unity searching the ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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How to make crontab email me with output?

How can I make crontab email me with the output of its jobs? I have MAILTO=[email protected] above the jobs, but it doesn't work. I know I need to use something like Postfix or Sendmail but for ...
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Postfix has stopped logging

After hearing about the BASH bug a week ago I decided to update my whole server using apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Today I have noticed that postfix has stopped logging my mail ...
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Does someone have access to my server's postfix?

How can Google recieve emais originating from my servers IP address, unless an attacker has access? So how do I prevent an attacker from getting access? I'm very lost... short log from ...
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Use Citadel to run FTP and Email Server?

So recently I came across Ubuntu and learned that I can run my own FTP and email server with Citadel. I am brand new to Linux and Ubuntu so I have no idea what I'm doing. I checked online forums but ...
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Postfix 2.11.0, Error Code: Relay access denied 554.5.7.1, Rejects all external in-bound emails

Some TLC needed here. I am building this postfix/dovecot/clamav mail server following the tutorial here: https://www.exratione.com/2014/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1404-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ The issue ...
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How to add a sender header to emails sent by postfix 2.11

I'm not getting a reply after sending a mail to [email protected] which I need to verify that my domain richtercloud.de served by a postfix 2.11 server on Ubuntu 14.04 can be used for ...
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Configure cron to include FQDN in email

We have machines named like so: serverA.subdomainA.TLD.co serverA.subdomainB.TLD.co Works fine for us, except when I get an email from cron, the messages looks like: From: [email protected] ...
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ssmtp Cannot open mail.server.com:25

I am trying to configure ssmtp on our Ubuntu 12.04 server. However I had no luck so far. My ssmtp.conf looks like this: root=[email protected] mailhub=mail.server.com:25 rewriteDomain= ...
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Need help to choose mail sserver package which provides web based GUI?

Few things to just give you an background. I want to configure it on a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Also have webmin installed. All the packages must be freeware or open source ...
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Postfix Joomla Mail Configuration

Hello I am trying to setup mail configuration for Joomla. My server has postfix/dovecot installed and working. (I can receive and send mails globally). I can send an e-mail successfully (I received ...
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Remove messaging icon from indicator plugin xfce panel Xubuntu 14.04

Some people don't like an email indicator on the systray (like me) and some applications don't give you this option.
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lxc container sysstat emails fail to create /va/log/sysstat/sa##

lxc container sysstat emails every night fail to create /va/log/sysstat/sa## Host system is running 14.04. LXC container is running 12.04 This appears only on lxc containers and sysstat is ...
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Office365 mail doesn't open in linux browser

Hi I am having issues with office 365 mail on Ubuntu. I cannot open the page https://outlook.office365.com/ on Linux. I understand office 365 mail may not work with thunderbird or evolution, but I ...
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Problems with MAILTO setting: server doesn't sent cron's e-mail

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Postfix mail server. Php/apache can send e-mails. But i don't resive any messadge from cron. Here my setup: MAILTO=[email protected] */2 * * * * wget -o /home/user/out.html ...
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How to send an email attachment from terminal?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I think the mutt command is not available with this version of Ubuntu. Then how can I mail an attachment using terminal commands?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Evolution mail missing

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. and my Evolution mail program worked fine until a recent update, which caused my mail folders and mail to disappear. How can I fix this?
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Why doesn't POP3 work when IMAP works in Thunderbird?

I'm trying to setup my hotmail account on Thunderbird but it just won't work... I've tried with IMAP and that works fine. But I want to use POP3. To be sure that my information is correct, i have ...
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Send file as attachment not contents of file

I'm trying to send a csv file as an attachment through the command line in Ubuntu. Currently, when running what seems to be the right command an e-mail is sent however, the contents of the CSV file ...
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Am I protected over the internet with ubuntu, do I need an antivirus? [duplicate]

I know that Ubuntu is secure, but I'm worried about my passwords when I login to my yahoo email, or my facebook. Do I need an antivirus on Ubuntu to be password protected when navigating over the ...
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How to send an email using command line?

Here's what I have: cat UserReport.txt | mail -s "TestSubject" "[email protected]" It's a small file, much smaller than a picture so it should send almost instantly. Though I receive nothing. I ...
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How to configure Postfix, stunnel for AWS SES?

I have been trying to set up SES on our EC2 running ubuntu. I have followed the instructions on their docs page but not able to figure out what's wrong. I'm a newbie that's why i'm looking for a ...
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Understand Mozilla Thunderbird folders in Ubuntu

I want to delete all files which are in the "outgoing" and "drafts" folder of a certain email (IMAP) account in my Thunderbird. Obviously it will by located in the /home/username/.thunderbird folder. ...
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How to import messages from certain date into Thunderbird

I have a e-mail archive in mbox format and need to import messages newer than the certain date to the Thunderbird. As I don't see any such option in Thunderbird itself and the only add-in I've found ...
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Live USB with OpenVPN

I would like to create an Ubuntu 14.04 live USB to access a remote system. When plugged in a computer, it should constantly monitor if an internet connection is available. If it is, it should send me ...
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POSTFIX+OPENDKIM : How to reject untrusted domains without keeping mails in queue?

We needed to create a smtp server for our webapps. This server turns Under Ubuntu with Postfix and Opendkim. We have 40 domains with 40 DKIM keys. My config is the same as described here : ...