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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 [SOLVED]

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 ...
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Send e-mails from a server, preventing from being blocked by anti-spam [closed]

I have a domain that points to server A. There is an 'a' entry in the DNS table of this server pointing to a server B. My website visitors will see the page hosted in the server B, not A. MX entries ...
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how to configure gnubiff with aol mail in Thunderbird, Ubuntu 14.04

As a newcomer to Ubuntu (from Windows XP), I may be overlooking the obvious. I get my aol e-mail successfully in Thunderbird (Ubuntu 14.04). When I tried to set up gnubiff, I seem to configure it ...
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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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Postfix + Dovecot Server Problem

Problem List From the SquirrelMail E-mail is sending but not Receiving in INBOX All E-mails are going in Spam PLEASE HELP ME OUT OF THIS, THANKS IN ADVANCE My Postfix main.cf [QUOTE]# See ...
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I can't start spamassassin service

I have installed and configured spammassassin in my system(14.04) using this tutor. When I start a service using, service spamassassin start am getting response as, Starting SpamAssassin Mail ...
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SMTP PASSWORD FAILED

I cannot send mail form client system. When send the mail it was asking smtp password of the server and i was give the password of the client. By following steps go to 1.Applications ...
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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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Mail app with some features

I'm looking for mail app, which can: Minimize to tray Show notifications Autostart minimized Display letters as chains Any ideas? I've tried Thunderbird, but chains looking bad and for tray I ...
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psad is failing to send emails through mandrill smtp with postfix

I have installed psad on my Ubuntu 13 system and I've set it up to send emails (I have postfix installed as mail server with a smtp relay to Mandrill's servers) to some email address, but it seems ...
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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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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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Evolution, restore mails

I had a hard disk failure, but managed to recover the content of $HOME/.local/share, $HOME/.config/evolution and $HOME/.cache/evolution. Found those file locations in "Where are the Evolution data ...
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How To Install Djigzo on Ubuntu?

Can any one provide step by step configuration to install Djigzo? Djigzo Website.
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What Is This GNUsetup Folder?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and i Opened The GUI and noticed this folder called GNUsetup and Mail. Here is a screenshot of it: Inside GNUsetup is Library which is empty. And inside of Mail is ...
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Looking for a mail “concentrator”

I am trying to find a simple mail “concentrator” or a ‘relay and store’. I have three computers and I need to have access to all emails from all of those computers (laptop, desktop, phone, and one ...
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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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Postfix keeps rejecting emails

I have setup dovecot and postfix on my server. I am able to send emails though SMTP to my GMail account and authenticate Thunderbird to my server via IMAP. However, when I send an email from my GMail ...
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Setup mail server in Ubuntu Server 13.10

For the past week I have been trying to setup a mail system capeable of understanding IMAP/s and SMTP, but after digging though like hundreds of pages, I feel like writing letters again instead of ...
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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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Sendmail host name lookup failure, cannot send email

I cannot send emails with php mail() function or even with mail console function I am getting error. From /var/log/email.log Feb 19 17:29:07 peter-comp sm-mta[8087]: s1JBmw5M011556: ...
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Lampp already started and server sends and receives mail to gmail but php script mail error & works after lampp restart

Lampp dovecot postfix already started and website working with apache, mysql started and server can send and receive mail to gmail but mail from php script gives error and works s only after lampp ...
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how download mails folder from command line?

I want to download mails (batch download) i have in the "sample" folder from my yahoo mail to local folder. any command-line client for downloading mails from mail? thanks
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How do I set up a reverse dns on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

As far as I can remember when setting up my VPS and mail server on it, I had configured the mail server correctly. However, a few of my clients get SMTP errors, host mx1.zonnet.nl[62.58.50.9] ...
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Public Folders in Dovecot on Ubutu 12.04 Server

Im trying to get a "public" mailbox to collect generic emails like sales@, info@ etc, ive followed the guide on the Dovecot page, making sure I was following the wiki for Dovecot2 but I cant for the ...