Questions related to email setup and troubleshooting. Most questions can be tagged with your email client (such as "thunderbird" or "evolution")

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msmtp not working?

I was trying to send mail from bash, but it doesn't work and I can't find the reason... So my .msmtprc file is account default host smtp.gmail.com port 587 from account@gmail.com tls on tls_starttls ...
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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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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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Mail Server: system requirements

I want to create a mail server for personal use. It will be used mainly by me and possibly some family members. The system load will be in the order of 5-10 IMAP mailboxes, all for "human" use: no ...
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Is there an application similar to Everdesk for linux/ubuntu?

I am looking for a file manager that stores emails together with other documents in the same folders similar to Everdesk.
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Need to setup email notification when system starts and shutdown

I would like to have the system send me a email notification everrytime the system starts or shuts down. I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10 I found this tutorial but I couldn't make it to work.
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Evolution email forgets all settings after reboot

My Evolution email client keeps forgetting all settings after a reboot or even a logout/login. I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a new laptop. To move my Evolution settings and email over to ...
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how to sync email client between ubuntu and windows for seamless use of mails and archives

I am looking for an email client which offers seamless integration of (offline) mails when used from linux (ubuntu 12.04) and windows 7. Being a windows user till now, I have been using Outlook and ...
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Send E-mail to printer automatically

forgive me if this is is covered in the FAQ. I am looking for a way to send a file/web page from my playbook or smart phone to a printer, with out using google cloud. I used unix many years ago and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unix Mail (command line) - View Mail in Reverse Order

I installed mailutils in order to read some internally generated status messages. Is there any way to have them show the most recent at the top of the page, instead of at the bottom? I searched ...
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offlineimap stopped working after 13.10 upgrade

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, offlineimap no longer works. The first time I run it, it wants me to manually enter all passwords, despite them being already set-up in the keyring (it worked fine ...
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Installing and maintaining email server

Until now, I've been using managed shared hosting, but recently I've been seriously considering moving everything to a VPS, such as Linode. The one thing that has me really hesitating is that I must ...
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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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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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Problem syncing Outlook Mail on Thunderbird

I have been using aliases on my Outlook mail. It usually are in the form of folders, where the mails directed to alias email ids would go. While syncing my account on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 12.10 LTS / ...
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How does one read encrypted e-mail sent from thunderbird

I sent a test message to another yahoo mail account to see if encrypted e-mail works. When sent the test message, it came through on yahoo mail as 2 attachments, the first of which could not be ...
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Ubuntu SSO - Hotmail as preferred address?

To fetch my Ubuntu SSO-account with my existing Ubuntuforums account, I have to change my preferred email address in SSO. My registered email in Ubuntuforums is an old hotmail-account, which is also ...
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Problem regarding email sending using Ubuntu email server

I followed the following steps to send mail() from my localhsot installed PEAR sudo apt-get install php-pear Then Installed following things one by one using PEAR for mail() function to work. ...
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How to disable automated system alert mails in my box?

System generates automatically system alert emails to root or username1 bla bla. How can i completely disable such email alerts without stopping MTA (postfix etc). EDIT: Step 1: $ cat ...
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Cannot receive or send email from my email server (iRedMail) what do I do?

---System--- Acer Aspire One ZG5 CPU: Intel Atom N270 GPU: Intel 945GSE RAM: 1.5 Gb Swap: 1.5 Gb Storage: 120 Gb OS: Ubuntu 13.04 Raring 32bit Hi, I set up iRedMail for my email server however ...
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Setting up Mail server on Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server

Based on this article http://iain.it/linux/how-to-install-php-fpm-and-nginx-on-ubuntu-12-04 I've built my LEMP web server. I need one more function to work: mail. It's production server and I can't ...
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Not all emails are coming into Thunderbird from Gmail

Can anyone offer some insight as to why only some of my emails are being pulled into Thunderbird from Gmail? I noticed that my TBird doesn't have a junk mail folder set up in it - could this be the ...
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Mail server configuration for a home user?

Okay I'm totally lost with mail server configurations. I use getmail and mbsync to receive email and mutt's built-in SMTP support to send email; I use the same procedure for both Gmail (I rarely use ...
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install dbmail or other e-mail database

I'm starting to use ruby to parse and store e-mails, but don't want to reinvent the wheel. I have a subset of e-mails, all in one account stored locally, which I would like to keep in a database. ...
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Evolution calender not opening

I installed evolution calendar from the software center. But the icon is not showing up in the apps menu in the dash. I've tried restarting after installing but its not coming. Software centre : ...
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Need to send a simple .txt file to a couple email addresses

ive been trying to get this to work all night. mutt doesnt seem to work and I cant install mail or mailx packages because apt-get gives me errors about them not having installation candidate. What I ...
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Several problems using Hotmail in Firefox using 12.04

After some initial problems we gained access to my Hotmail account. When we clicked on a download file link, for an attachment nothing happens. File print doesn't work either. Saw some older possible ...
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I cannot attach pdf to emails

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS two weeks ago and I have some problems. I cannot send pdf attachments with my email server. Why? Before with the old version it works very well. Please answer me without ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...