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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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postfix smtp relay to google works but can i use gmail.com in /etc/mailname?

I have successfully set up postfix to use gmail as a relay and now i can run sendmail to send messages through google (which is almost all the email i need from Ubuntu 14.04. However my problem is - ...
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How to get ssmtp to map local user to email address for the To: field

I have a simple ssmtp setup. The command echo test | mail -s "testing" username always results in me trying to send an email to username@hostname which always fails. I am thus trying to map the ...
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Simple Evernote for the desktop

I want to create a link between text files I edit with gedit and mails in thunderbird. I don't ask for more. This would would be something like a simple evernote like application for the desktop. ...
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How to remove domain part of each line from text file containing email addresses

I have a text file with one email address per line. How can I remove the domain part but not the TLD part of each line? In here, we would define TLD to be the last element of the string after the last ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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compress and email option in right click

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with the Nemo file manager. How can I enable a right click option which compresses files into a zip archive and attaches it to a new E-Mail in Thunderbird?
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Recovering Thunderbird mail from HDD

I had a laptop failure running Ubuntu. Fortunately HDD was intact. I installed Ubuntu on another laptop and can see all files when I attach this HDD as USB drive. I could thus recover most of my files ...
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If I send an email to my own server, does it pass through ISP?

This may be a super newbie question, I have an email server running Postfix/Dovecat with SMTP for send and IMAP for receiving. I have two accounts--a@myserver.com and b@myserver.com. I want to send ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system"

I have configure the Trend Micro IMSVA 9.0 and getting mail bounce error postfix/postfix-script[20163]: stopping the Postfix mail system" postfix/smtp[19143]: certificate verification failed ...
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Can't reach SMTP server via telnet

Virtual Machine: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I'm using putty to access Ubuntu from my Windows 7 PC. This Ubuntu machine does not have a registered domain name. Setting up a local SMTP server on this Ubuntu ...
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Email links don't automatically switch to Opera

Swapped to Opera because Firefox is currently very buggy (and slower). However, although I've got Opera set as default browser, and clicking on a link in Thunderbird opens the link in Opera, the ...
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Was tls/ssl broken in the update I did on 2015 June 11?

After an update at 21:06 on 11 June my Alpine mail client can no longer send out email. I notice that one of the items updated was ssl. I've tried various workarounds, but none work. The config is ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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How can I synchronize an Ubuntu Server with an email-account via SyncMl/ ActiveSync?

To clarify my question: I have an Ubuntu Server, and an email-account on (at/with?) a webmail provider using Horde as their system. So they offer synchronization via SyncMl and ActiveSync. Now I ...
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Can't send mail

I can't seem to figure out how to get my server to send out an email. I've installed postfix for a send-only server, and every time I run mail -s "hello world" myemailaddress@outlook.com, I get at ...
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cron script issue when sending mail to multiple recipients

I have a script to generate reports every morning and mail it out to multiple teams. Since I want to make the script generic (there are many reports) I added the following in each script- ### Mailing ...
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Postfix Mail issue

Just installed a Postfix & Dovecot mail server. I am able to receive mail fine, but when I attempt to mail someone say @gmail.com I get a error 4.7.1 Relay access is denied. Any Help with this? ...
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IMAP email/contacts/calendar

I am looking for a program that will handle to the sync of my IMAP @hotmail.com account. Had a look at Thunderbird and Evolution and I can't seem to see how the sync a the calendar or contacts that I ...
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Setting up an Ubuntu Email Server

I just configured an Ubuntu 14.04 email server using Postfix and Dovecot with also setting up Squirrelmail. I'm having some issues logging into the server though. I've been at this for hours trying ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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Alpine - From adress not one of your adresses

I just installed Alpine in Ubuntu, and I've configured it with iCloud. It receives messages well, but when I try to send, I get this error message: "From adress is not one of your adresses." Does ...
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Using MSMTP with GoDaddy relay servers. Help?

Okay first of all I have done my homework and research on this. Most of the guides that I have found are for setting up MSMTP with Gmail. First let me tell you what I have done so far. My box is ...
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Does Dovecot allow different clients to subscribe different subsets of IMAP folders?

I have a working Dovecot IMAP server (v. 2.2.9) where I have a single user but a lot of folders (over 800 in total, hierarchically arranged, about 50 of which are in active use.) I have multiple ...
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installing mail program in ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a software, after the execution MIT servers sent me an email. To receive this e-mail I need to install "mail" program in my ubuntu. I tried the below way but it didn't work; sudo apt-get ...
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Can't get addresses when I import contacts from .csv to Evolution

When I import my contacts from a csv file to Evolution I don't get the address information. I have renamed the address column headers, but nothing I do seems to work. Does anyone know how to fix this? ...
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Thunderbird 31.7.0 hanging frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

I.m using Thunderbird 31.7.0 (the version that ships with Ubuntu) on Ubuntu 14.04. Thunderbird frequently hangs for about 10 seconds at a time (UI completely unresponsive, fades to grey). For example ...
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How do I download an email attachment in ubuntu terminal

So I'm new to linux still learning though. I've managed to set up a server to host a website and teamspeak server. The website (forums) automatically sends out emails if needed however I can't seem to ...
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Adding my domain's email in gmail for “Send mail as” gmail feature

I have email set up on my Ubuntu server and when I do dig mydomain.com mx the output is: ;; ANSWER SECTION: mydomain.com. 86400 IN MX 10 mail.mydomain.com. Now when I'm using gmail, I ...
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Cannot access outlook.office365.com

I must say I'm a new Ubuntu user. I'm using 14.04 LTS version. I always keep my Ubuntu updated. I've an office365 account and I already configured it in Thunderbird. It was working fine, so far. Today ...
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email server script for user automation

I have set-up an email server in Ubuntu 14.04 desktop for use within my local network 192.168.0.0/24 and have built a programme that I want to connect to my email server. I have incorporated an ...
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EMAIL SERVER SET-UP IN UBUNTU 14.04: how to create a shell or python script to automate email user or account creation

i have set-up an email server in ubuntu 14.04 desktop for use within my local network 192.168.0.0/24. i have build a programme that i want to connect to my email server. i have incorporated an ...
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Integrate thunderbird in gnome

I'm using gnome shell. Many of the gnome apps (e.g. gnome contacts, the calender in the panel) use the evolution address book/calendar.. How can I tell them to use the data from thunderbird? I tried ...
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Can't send outgoing emails

I'm having issues sending emails from my localhost domain to outbound email servers (gmail, yahoo, etc). I can send emails inbound but when I try to send an email test to my gmail account it doesn't ...
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How to set up mail in terminal to use email

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu (14.10). I would like to use the terminal to send emails. How should I proceed?
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How can all postfix alerts to root be disabled?

I've recently installed Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using a gmail account to send messages from it. From time to time I get delivery failure messages to root@mydomain.com. The title of those ...
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IMAP Server does not show received mail

I have recently set up a brand new mail server using Dovecot and Postfix, which is correctly sending and receiving mail, with the /var/mail/ directory mailbox. Here's the problem: mail cannot be seen ...
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How to block email addresses in Thunderbird?

I have two email id's in Thunderbird one for mary@my_email.com the other for tom@my_email.com. Every day I receive many spam emails that have addresses such as sexygal@my_email.com, ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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ssmtp trying to use port 25 when configured for 587

I'm trying to use ssmtp to send a simple email from a server. There are loads of examples out there for configuring a gmail account and that's what I'm using. My /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf tile contains ...
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Redmine email configuration on Ubuntu 14.04 with gmail

I have an pre-installed Redmine on Digital Ocean, but the email for the application was not setup yet. How can I configure the email with gmail smtp settings in Redmine? The configuration file is: ...
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help with email commands [duplicate]

enter image description hereI want to send emails from my Ubuntu pc to other pcs on internet. I also have an account on yahoo.gr ,there are some commands like ssmtp or mail or mutt but they don't work ...
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Thunderbird Cannot Create Profile error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64bit and I try to run Mozilla Thunderbird in order to manage my email accounts ! Whenever I open it and try to create a profile I get the following error : Profile couldn't ...
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Set .desktop shortcut as default email application

How to set chromes gmail shortcut, or any other app.desktop, as default email client? It does not show up in the settings section for default applications. All i see there are geary and gnome-gmail.
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How do I setup a command line mail program to send text emails to comcast SMTP server?

I have tried postfix, sendmail, mailutils. They all assume alot of user knowledge of MTA's and all that subject matter. I just want to be able to send an email from a bash script to my Comcast account ...
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Event notification: Open app or service to post events to Facebook, update web site and email non-Facebook users?

I'd like to notify people in my community about upcoming events (in this case, dances I help organize). Some are on Facebook, and Facebook events are an effective way to get participants to help ...
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How to avoid getting your server IP blacklisted by spamhouses?

I am running Virtualmin on a dedicated server. I set a maximum hourly limit of sending emails and many other things. But how can I effectively avoid getting blacklisted? Is there any way to ...
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How to configure postfix to not relay to local virtual domain?

I have set up a SMTP server with iRedMail on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything is working smoothly. I can create new users and send e-mails. My situation however is a bit more complicated: I need this ...