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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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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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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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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 ...
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Network Information for Theft Prevention [closed]

I haven't seen much of this around, and I'm not a network expert/sysadmin, so I need some advice. I have a laptop that I'd like to "protect" against theft (this is really a game more than a real ...
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Signing up for Ubuntu One--it says “Please verify your email.”

What does "Please verify your email." mean? I double checked and i entered my email address, spelled correctly, formatted correctly, etc.
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How to import contacts into thunderbird?

How to import contacts from a vCard file (*vcf) into Thunderbird mail client?
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Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server

I set-up Postfix running with Dovecot with SASL support with virtual mailboxes in a Postgresql Database and Amavis Clamav and Spamassassin all working together Working = I can send and receive email ...
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How can I install and configure an SMTP server?

How can I go about setting up an SMTP server to send email as *@mydomain.com? How can I then use this SMTP server with a PHP script that grabs data posted from my website's contact form and send it ...
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Windows Vista email (.eml) files - how to open in thunderbird

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu, just 3 days. I installed it when windows Vista crashed due to a very bad virus. Ubuntu is working very well but I would like to know how to put my emails from Windows Mail ...
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httrack: how to copy a website with email based username login

I'm trying to do an off-line copy a website that requires login with HTTrack. The question, although, it is quite more generic. Following this instructions http://www.httrack.com/html/faq.html#QM6 I ...
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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I can send mails from shell with PHP, but I can't send from the PHP web page

I'm trying to send mails from a contact form in a page on my server. I followed this post. My PHP file /var/www/my_project/test.php is this: <?php $myemail = "my_mail@gmail.com"; $subject = "my ...
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How to manually remove a bad email message in Evolution

I am using Evolution in Ubutu 12.04 LTS. I seem to have gotten a bad email message- when I opened it and Ctrl-I to see the images, Evolution hung up as it was "formatting message" and then hung up ...
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If you can send emails from server, but cannot configure desktop client, can you say SMTP is working?

This question is a somewhat prologue to a different question posted (here). As I can state that I can send email from my Ubuntu server (12.04) via Roundcube, perfectly. However, I cannot manage to ...
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Setting up a home server but don't know what to call what I'm doing to ask for help

So I have a decent home server that I'd Like to do a couple things with: Host a website ( I know how to do this so I'm not worried about this ) Create remote user storage - I'd like to make ...
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Postfix not receiving mail from email but does from sendmail?

I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to an external GMail account using postfix. I was following this tutorial. The problem is when I send mail using another GMail or ...
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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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Thunderbird: Delete Emails from Certain Address

I have the Latest Thunderbird in 13.04 and certain addresses are spamming my mails. I want each time TB connects to delete mail from those addresses. Note that not all junk mails but from specific ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Php5-fpm, Apache2, Postfix: impossible to send a mail with PHP

Resources I followed I followed several howtos and questions on askubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix How to configure apache / php / postfix website emails when using vhosts? ...
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Executing script when email arrives

Is there a way to process email upon arrival. I've tried Mailbox Alert in Thunderbird, the add-in executes the script although as far as I know the message (the content of the email) is not given to ...
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Ubuntu server sending mail from www-data

I am running a server with Ubuntu 12.04 and three wordpress installations, some ftp server and a basic postfix to send mails with wordpress. additionally I am using webmin to administrate this system. ...
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Ubiquitous Encrypted Communication [closed]

What existing ubuntu applications exist to send encrypted communications using common technologies like email, chat and VOIP?
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postfix setup as a cloud mail gateway with exchange 2013 internally

we have a mail server on the cloud running postfix on ubuntu 12.0, and recently we wanted to setup exchange for the sake of calendar sharing and address book also to integrate with sharepoint and ...
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How to send e-mail as a domain name?

I would like to create an ubuntu webserver ( with Postfix on it ) to send e-mails to different users from a static domain name; website.com I do have access to the following DNS records website.com ...
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GroupWise support on Evolution Ubuntu 13.10

We want to migrate from Windows to Ubuntu linux. In the past we used Evolution client to our mail server (Novell GroupWise 2012). This mail servers uses SOAP protocol. In the past there was an option ...
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How to Set up Bulk email on Ubuntu desktop?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I am connected to a dynamic IP-Based commercial internet connection. I want to set up a bulk email setup like interspire. Is it possible and what are the key pointers which ...
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Relay access denied error 554

I'm having trouble setting up a mail server, after following this tutorial I am still unable to send email to anyone outside of my server. I have installed and configured PostFix, Dovecot, ...
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Finding a highly customisable (compose message) email client that works with Exchange 2007!

Ubuntu: 13.04 - raring Exchange: MS 2007 Thunderbird: 1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1 Evolution: 3.6.4-0ubuntu1 Evolution-mapi: 3.6.2-0ubuntu1 Evolution-ews: 3.6.1-0ubuntu1 My company uses exchange ...
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Can't set xfce4-mailwatch-plugin to watch my claws MH directory

I experience difficulties to configure xfce4-mailwatch-plugin. I use claws as email client - it seems to store mails in MH format, so it's is indeed possible to connect it with the plugin. But I ...
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Crontab and sSMTP

My server is Ubuntu 12.04.3 Cron jobs are working fine. I can send emails through command line, either using mail, ssmtp or sendmail. I have set the correct email address on top of the crontab -e ...
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How do I use postfix to send outgoing email?

I am trying to set up postfix as an outgoing mail server for my domain. Mainly I need postfix to run as a server to simply send outgoing mail for some CMS software on the site (e.g.: user ...
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Thunderbird send button does not work when sending to more than one recipient

Was going to post this as a bug, but I'll try here first ... Thunderbird 24.1.0 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I am assuming since a recent update in the last few days) I find that it is impossible to send an ...
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How do you remove your originating IP from Thunderbird?

I'm in a peculiar position where I need to remove my IP address from my email headers (I have a pen name). I don't want my readers knowing who I am or where I live. I use Gmail to send out my emails ...
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Is it possible to receive email in “real time”?

I have a POP3 Windows Live/Hotmail account (@live.com). In Windows, with Outlook and perhaps other programs I don't know about, it is possible to receive emails as soon as they are received by the ...