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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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0answers
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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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1answer
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crontab entry to reboot than email

I got my weekly crontab reboot entry to work using /sbin/shutdown -r but now I want it to email me when the reboot happens. Ideally I would like the email to happen after it rebooted so I know the ...
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Outlook.com webapp

Does Outlook.com webapp (still called live mail, but that is not important) work even when the browser is not open? I mean let's say I close Chromium to play a game; yet I would like to be notified ...
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2answers
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Getting output from a cron job on the terminal

I have a program that prints some output that I would like to pop up on my terminal once every hour during the workday. $ crontab -l 0 07-17 * * * /home/dat/scripts/cron.out syslog reports the ...
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1answer
635 views

Outlook.com and Google Apps email notifier for gnome-shell?

So, pretty basic question, I use outlook.com for some work email, I use multiple Google Apps emails for different things. I don't use an email client, I just use the different webmail interfaces, ...
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1answer
445 views

Why did I stop getting Thunderbird email notifications?

I'm not getting notifications anymore, when a new email in Thunderbird arrives. How can I fix this and continue getting notifications? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with the Xfce desktop environment.
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Gm-notify back on messaging icon on ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Messaging Menu missing after upgrade to 12.10 I use gm-notify to receive notifications of when i receive an email. How do i get the messaging icon back on the panel to ...
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4answers
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How to get an email notification when a USB storage device is inserted?

We are running more than 600 Ubuntu systems in our company. It is a data centre so we have certain policies. We have disabled the usage of storage devices in all the Ubuntu systems. However we would ...
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3answers
3k views

Instant sound notification on new mail?

I'm currently helping a food shop with replacing their overbloated Windows installation by Ubuntu. This went pretty well and the owner is quite happy, but there is still one issue: on Windows, he ...
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1answer
933 views

How can I change what details the Thunderbird email notification pop-up displays?

At the moment when I get a pop-up notification that I've received an email it is is the format: -My email address -Received 1 new message -Subject Line of email -1st Line of email How can I change ...
2
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1answer
598 views

Is there an alternative to mail-notification which supports Hotmail?

I need a notification applet/daemon for Gnome Shell (on 11.10) that supports both Gmail and Hotmail. I tried mail-notification which is supposed to work with Hotmail, but I get an error and only Gmail ...
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2answers
729 views

Email notification icon for panel

The standard Indicator Applet 0.4.6 on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 doesn't achieve what I am looking for. Can someone recommend an alternative applet to notify when new emails arrive. It should ...
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4answers
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How do I make Evolution check and notify new emails, without keeping main UI open? [closed]

How do I make Evolution keep checking my emails and notifying in the indicator applet without keeping the main UI open?