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Evolution apparently deleting messages from inbox

I have a user running Evolution on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and with only one account (Exchange MAPI). The problem is that, apparently, Evolution is deleting emails from the inbox. The user also has a mobile ...
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How to add “Reply-To” header to forwarded e-mails with Postfix

I use a virtual alias to create a simple distribution list to make communication easier within our group. I'd like to add a "Reply-To" header to e-mails being forwarded through the virtual alias, ...
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after config change, ssmtp keeps sending ails to mx.google.com

We have used GMail as a relay for mails from our scripts to the operators. It has worked OK however quite often it just stops and we have to login to the webmail and do the CAPTCHA-dance. We got ...
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Can i use the mail() function on localhost [duplicate]

I got my testsite test.php on my localhost I want to send an email using this code: I tried to send it to my own address and havent received anything What did i do wrong??
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Thunderbird enverlope notification only turn blue with one account

I've got two configured accounts in Thunderbird with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr): one with Hotmail and another with GMail. The point is that the envelope of notification only get blue when a new ...
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How to debug problems the PHP mail function?

I'm writing my post in continue to this post on stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28781376/why-wp-mail-function-returns-false I am working on a website with a contact form that has to ...
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Unable to connect to Verizon POP Email under DSL

Problem Description Prior to this problem, using Verizon for my standard Telephone connection. Updated my Telephone line to use DSL last Month DSL part working perfect Past two weeks ...
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Getting spam emails from my server

I installed vesta panel on my ubuntu server a few months ago and then removed it for some reasons, today only I was setting up fail2ban and also setup sendmail on the server and now my Yahoo mail is ...
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Postfix/dovecot mail server can send/receive local, but can't send on remote

I'm having an issue which I noticed much too late.. Apparently when I'm in my mailbox local, thus on the VPS machine itself, I can receive and send mail. However, when I open my mailbox in any mail ...
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Cannot use Thunderbird properly with proxy setting

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After setting the proxy in the system level, the softeware center and chrome browser can work well. But Thunderbird cannot. No matter what is the proxy setting ...
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Akonadi: How to deactivate push-IMAP (IMAP IDLE connections)

I have an IMAP email account (the provider doesn't offer POP3 anymore). In Kmail, new mails now appear instantly. But I prefer to retrieve mails from the provider in manual mail checks only. This way, ...
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My Ubuntu mail server rejects incoming mails

i had installed my ubuntu server, postfix and rest using the link https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-14.10-with-apache-php-myqsl-pureftpd-bind-postfix-doveot-and-ispconfig But incoming ...
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DOVECOT: Access denied

I am trying to set up a mail server following this tutorial: http://www.starbridge.org/spip/spip.php?article12#dovecot-sasl-lda-imap-et-sieve I cannot receive emails on my email client (thunderbird). ...
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How to setup sendmail to send email through smtp.live.com from a hotmail address?

I want Anope to be able to send email from my hotmail.com email through smtp.live.com the hotmail smtp server but i dont know how to configure sendmail to send from my email therugh a smtp server. I ...
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Where is my “global inbox”? [migrated]

I received an e-mail beginning "The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global inbox since you last checked it on 2015-01-30:" But I've been looking at answers to my questions every day ...
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Can send mail, but not receive mail. What's going wrong?

I created a new server with Ubuntu 14.04 on it and set everything like I had on my previous server (nothing strange or different as it should) (12.04), but strangely.. I cannot receive mail. A few ...
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Include signature for new messages only. Evolution mail client

Previously I found on Thunderbird, there's a option called checkbox: Include signature for replies. If I un-select this box, Thunderbird adding signature only for the new messages. Not for replies. ...
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Can I specify how often a non-delivery report will get sent for a mail on the mail queue, Exim4

I am using Exim4 as my primary mail transfer agent. I have sent a message and it currently resides on exims mail queue and will continue to be there for at least 5 days. I believe a Non-Delivery ...
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cannot send mail from home with mutt

The message I send from how show up in my email instantly, from home, they never arrive. I don't not have a postfix server running, so I cant get return mail. How can i trouble shoot this? echo "This ...
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Email server working but can't forward email

So I setup a VPS Ubuntu server and installed an email server mostly using this tutorial as a guide and I can setup virtual users with mailboxes and send and receive email through them. The problem is ...
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Crontab sending mails only to gmail

I set MAILTO option in cron-tab to receive emails about the output of program it runs. When i tried with my personal g-mail account (myname@gmail.com) and other g-mail accounts it worked. But when i ...
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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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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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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 ...