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Email client that saves attachments with message

Does any know of an email client that saves attachments with messages, like outlook does? I am currently using Thunderbird and it saves as eml file without the attachment included, the attachment ...
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claws-mail forgot about read/unread anwered/unanswered marks after update

I've updated my system to 14.04, thereby manually copying my home folder (including all hidden files and folders) with cp -a to the new system. In claws-mail, all my mails and settings are present as ...
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email body empty when I use “echo” in mutt commandline mode with root account

I have use mutt to send mails. It works fine when I use my own user account: e.g. echo "foo bar" | mutt mymail@mymail.com However, when I put the above command in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf (I want ...
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Spamassassin plugin not working in evolution

I have followed various advice regarding the installation of the spamassassin plugin for evolution. It still won't appear under the list of plugins in evolution. I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS with ...
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postfix goes crazy. Deletes and terminates itself

Iam just trying to get a NPL TS3 License. Installed and configured Postfix in its simplest way to receive only a few emails. But after some minutes, sometimes seconds postfix process is no longer ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Sylpheed email retrieves old deleted mail

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 4700. On Sylpheed email when I retrieve mail It retrieves old deleted email from more than two (2) years ago. Is there a particular way to set it to ...
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Can I send email on the Internet using postfix on a localhost without real hostname?

I have installed postfix on my local machine that has ubuntu 12.04 installed. When I try to send email on the internet, all mails remain in queue and are reporting "Connection timed out" or "host ...
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SPAMASSASSIN : How to enable spamassassin for my email?

By following this link, I have installed 'spamassassin' in my ubuntu 14.04, but I have no idea how to enable it for my email id, when I run the following comment, nano /etc/default/spamassassin I ...
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Postfix header_checks for redirect not working

I am trying to use Postfix header_checks to [redirect/prepend/reject/anything] incoming email with a spamassassin score of >= 5. I can run postmap -q - regexp:/etc/postfix/header_checks on email ...
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ubuntu 12.04 - postfix - postmap missing

I'm trying to change the default sender address on Postfix using the method described in how to change default email address for postfix? At some point we are required to run postmap, but the command ...
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Evolution appears unable to store mail account details

I am trying to set up Evolution with Exchange so I can bypass Windows for a bunch of office stuff. The problem I have is that when I set up my account, Evolution just doesn't seem to be able to store ...
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Postfix relay access denied, NOQUEUE: reject

In trying to set up Postfix to use dovecot for SASL (using mysql for virtual_*) I am unable to send email, either through telnet or Outlook, to a domain other than the one that is on the server. I am ...
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Thunderbird stuck at “Checking password…”

I hope it's not improper to post a question about Thunderbird on here, but I didn't find their site too helpful. The other day my Thunderbird stopped syncing with my email. I've tried everything I ...
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Simplest MTA mail setup for a desktop to receive (ana)cron emails

Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) doesn't seem to install any sort of mailer by default. Everybody seems to recommend installing Postfix. I am familiar with Postfix, which I use on several "real" servers. But it ...
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Postfix not sending mail, returning “Network is Unreachable”

I have just configured Postfix, and now I cannot send e-mail from PHP's mail() function. Apr 23 01:06:13 roshu-H55M-UD2H postfix/qmgr[1535]: 6D5562F82842: from=, size=397, nrcpt=1 (queue active) ...
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Postfix forwarding email through relay

I have a Drupal web server set up on an Ubuntu 12.04 system. I'm using Postfix and Dovecoat sasl as my MTA. I am also using Hostgator as my mail relay. There is no problem sending mail to external ...
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Thunderbird does not delete mails on the server

I have Thunderbird version 24.4.0 and Ubuntu 14.04 - all fresh installed. when mails are downloaded, they remain on the server. I found no settings in the Thunderbird where to tell him to delete the ...
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Postfix/SSL/Dovecote - can't send email

I know this looks similar to other questions on this forum, but they don't seem to be the same core problem as the one I'm experiencing. I'm running Ubunto 14.04 LTS, and I have postfix, dovecote ...
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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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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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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 ...