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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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How to change output file of python script [closed]

I have a number of Python scripts that my cron jobs are calling. Their output is in the /var/mail/root file. Can I change the mail file to something other than root? Like instead maybe have each ...
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Configuring sendmail in 12.04 server

I have some Wordpress sites hosted in my Ubuntu 12.04, so that contact forms and general email sending works alright, I tried to install sendmail since it seems a simple and straightforward way to get ...
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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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Vixiecron doesn't allow disabling of emails, how can i disable cron emails globally?

Vixiecron doesn't allow disabling of emails, how can i disable cron emails globally? Every time the cron runs there are some sendmail processes being created which take our machine to huge high ...
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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 ...
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How to setup Exim4 for incoming and outgoing mail using a gmail email account?

I'm new to using Ubuntu and liking it so far. So far i have: Installed and kind of configured apache, mysql and using Joomla CMS I have also installed exim4 and other files needed. The problem i ...
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Postfix fails to create Maildir

I'm configuring a virtual squirrelmail for a school assignment. Now I configured a dns server and all my dig's and nslookups succeed. I was also able to add a user in terminal and send an email from ...
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genaliases for mailman

when the mailman guide writes to: Then add mailman aliases in /etc/aliases do they mean /etc/aliases, or, perhaps, do they perhaps mean /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases.db? thufir@dur:~$ sudo ...
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/var/lib/mailman/cgi-bin bad group (has: root, expected list) (fixing)

I'm just trying to install mailman so that the permissions are correct, but no matter what I do mailman installs with the wrong permissions: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo apt-get install mailman ...
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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed SASL+PAM

I'm banging my head over this for past 4 hours, and I cannot crack it! Google turns out allot of issues related to SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed but none helped. ...
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Postfix not recieving mail from email but does from sendmail?

Ok so I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to a external gmail account using postfix. The problem is when I send mail using another gmail or yahoo account to ...
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Logrotate throws a SQUID4 error

I am using squid3, on my Ubuntu 12.10 server, for some months now. I never had problems like that until 4 days ago. Since then I get this mail every day: >Topic: Cron: test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ...
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Thunderbird Mail activation

I cannot find a possibility on the desktop to activate the pre-installed Thunderbird Mail within the Ubuntu 13.04 installation
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Transferring Emails from one THunderbird Ubuntu installation to another

I just acquired another Laptop for use and so we have two with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I wanted to ask if anyone knows how we can transfer all the old emails in Thunderbird (inbox, sent drafts etc) ...
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How to send mail from the command line using TOR?

I wanted to send email from my own mail server using a IP from TOR Network. So, I installed the sendmail and tor in my Ubuntu Server. But somehow I am not able to make sendmail to use TOR network. ...
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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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MAIL FROM command missing

I am trying to send mail from Evolution and get this message: MAIL FROM command failed: No identity changes permitted. lc1sm14589093qeb.5 - gsmtp Any clues what is wrong?
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Not able to add yahoo account to thunderbird mail

I am not able to add my yahoo mail account to Thunderbird mail, it shows errors like Thunderbird failed to find settings for your mail..I don’t know how to proceed further
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question about browser mail app

I have an outlook.com email account so when I open outlook.com with firefox it asked me to install an email app (same happens for twitter, reddit ..) Now that I have this I have this (not so) fancy ...
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Postfix on laptop instead of Mail Client?

I'd like to send and receive emails via shell, preferably reading and writing with VIM. Do I understand the internet correctly that I should install postfix or exim on my laptop and connect it somehow ...
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Setting up a mail server in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I've looked, read, searched, but nothing has helped so far. I would like to set up a mail server under my Ubuntu server. How exactly do I get started? I have webmin installed, as well as BIND DNS, ...
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Minimum packages required to send email

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and have configured logrotation on it. Now, I need to know which package I need to install so that it is able to email me the logs. Will just installing ...
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Send email from postfix server to outside email client

I have set up an email server and can send/receive email localhost and I can receive mail from outside sources but I cannot send emails to outside sources. I get this error when I try to send to an ...
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Connecting the envelope indicator in panel to my GMail account in 13.10

I have one question. Is there a way of connecting the envelope in the upper panel in Ubuntu 13.10, to notify me when i get mail on Gmail? I mean this little thing: http://i.stack.imgur.com/lY1Gt.png ...
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Please install an MTA on this system if you want to use sendmail!

I get this message in /var/log/apache2/error.log everytime a cronjob on my desktop wgets a php page that tries to send an email. How can I install a dummy so this message is gone? I already have ...
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Set IMAP folder path prefix on server side with courier

I've successfully setup a VPS as a mail server following this tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-users-and-domains-with-postfix-courier-mysql-and-squirrelmail-ubuntu-12.04-lts Most ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Mail Authentication

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my mail programs continuously ask for authentication (password). I use GMail and use the 2-step verification. I have entered the Google generated app password. ...
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Setting up webserver with ISPConfig : mail configuration

I have installed my Ubuntu 12.04 web server following the guide available on how to forge. Then, I have created one client in ISPConfig. Using this client, I have a domain (example.com) and a mailbox ...
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mail use gpg encryption

I would like to send emails encrypted with gpg from a shell script. Is there any way to send emails with gpg? Or encrypt them using mail?
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Mail on an error

I would like to be notified by email whenever my web-application does an error. In this link, someone says that "Guys, just pipe ~/.pm2/logs/*.err to your favourite mailer, all data are there.". I ...
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how to set a Cron job to run a shell script?

I had set a cron job 20 * * * * /usr/bin/sh /home/lucky/myfile.sh the main problem is that at the schedule time ,there is error "mail have sent to /var/spool/mail/lucky" the contents of ...
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How to make mail indicator show a number

I was wondering if it's possible to make the mail indicator show the number of received messages and/or e-mails somewhat like Skype is already doing. It's showing a color (blue) at the moment but ...
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Command “mail” don't check good directory

I am currently using Postfix and Dovecot for my smtp server. I am able to send mail to an external adress but when I try the command "mail", I have an error : Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/contact : ...
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Nullmailer gives “Unspecified temporary error” when trying to send mail using Google account

Sending mail using Nullmailer to a Google (Apps) account results in "Unspecified temporary error" I use Google Apps and have two account that I want to use: systemmail@adomain.se: Will be the ...
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No luck with accessing mailboxes after creating in postfixadmin

After getting postfixadmin installed and creating domains/mailboxes through the web admin panel, how can I access those mailboxes in order to send/receive emails? I have tried different ...