Questions tagged [email]

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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Linux/Ubuntu version of Mailwasher?

apologies for asking a generalised Linux question (not even flavour/version-specific), but there is a big user base out there, and I want to reach as many people as possible. And because Ubuntu is a ...
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Emails going straight to SPAM folder

So I've set up my own mail server with iRedMail on Ubuntu (20.4 I believe) to host my virtual boxes for my domain email accounts that are created as the admin, and Roundcube to send and receive the ...
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DNS Records Configuration - Going Straight to Spam Box?

I know that in order to hit the inbox, the main DNS records need to be properly set up. These are the main DNS records that every mail delivery system should have for their domain: TLS A MX DKIM SPF ...
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NGINX NOT properly set up with iRedMail installation - 502 bad gateway error

OS: Linux Ubuntu 20.04 Web server: NGINX Database: MariaDB The installer ran on the command line I have already made the necessary configuration prior to the installation: Set DNS records (A & ...
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How to get new mail nofications from Thunderbird 68 on Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am an old Thunderbird user sticking with it for over 10 years, and I cannot see any new mail notifications on my old Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity) since my last Thunderbird update, which is quite troublesome ...
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Postfix Mail sever : Unable to read banner ( Email sent failed, Gmail)

-1 I am new to Email adminitration. I used the instructions for a mail server from https://www.exratione.com/2019/02/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-18-04-postfix-dovecot-mysql/. The only changes I made was ...
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How to get a crisp clear email signature on Mozilla Thunderbird

I'm having huge difficulty finding a file format to build my email signature in for Mozilla Thunderbird that results in a nice crisp clear image. I've tried building it as a PNG, HTML, Illustrator. ...
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How to import my thunderbird settings from Thunderbird 68 to thunderbird 78?

I just removed the thunderbird version from the Ubuntu repositories by running: sudo apt-get remove thunderbird I installed thunderbird 78 from the thunderbird site. It did not pick-up the previous ...
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Linux e-mail notifier

I have Ubuntu Mate 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) 64-bit. Please advise me how to be notified on my e-mails without continuously checking out e-mail boxes. Thank you.
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Postfix server: The recipient server did not accept our requests to connect. unable to read banner

I have used Postfix and Dovecot to make an email server on my Ubuntu 18.04 system using the tutorial (https://www.exratione.com/2019/02/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-18-04-postfix-dovecot-mysql/) Note:- I ...
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Automatic date-based deletion of old mails in mutt from a cron / shell script

I would like to automatically delete all mails older 22 days using mutt So i have created a shell script - which works when started manually: #!/bin/bash # define mail environment variable to make ...
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Mailspring scroll not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Vostro 15 - 3546. Recently I installed Mailspring through the snap store. The scrolling bar on the right doesn't work unless I use an external mouse and use the ...
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ZFS's ZED not sending an emails

Having some issues on Ubuntu 20.04 with email notifications using zed. have postfix and mutt working, can send using mutt at CLI fine. When i run a zpool scrub i don't get an email. can't see any logs ...
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Individual attachments in mail merge from thunderbird

I am trying to send multiple emails with unique fields from thunderbird with mail merge addon in ubuntu. How to add individual attachments using this method? I have tried adding a separate field ...
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Copy self-created folders from Thunderbird Windows to Thunderbird Ubuntu

I used the instructions at https://superuser.com/questions/1550634/moving-thunderbird-email-setup-from-win10-to-linux-ubuntu to migrate from Thunderbird in Win10 to Ubuntu 20. Only the standard (Inbox,...
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Undelivered Mail Returned using mail -s on bash

first off I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and the following script to test sending mail from the command terminal: #!/usr/bin/env bash for name in *.txt do find | grep *.txt >> namefile.log done for ...
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How to set up mulitple signatures for one account in Claws-Mail

I'm new to Claws-Mail. Claws-Mail has GPG signature capability. This is for using digital signatures. I don't think this is what I'm looking for. I'd like a signature that is automatically added to ...
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Setting up an Email alert on “crontab” for SOME tasks

I am using crontab to run tasks automatically on my Ubuntu headless server (php, sh, python files). I like to keep track of the error logs to see if something went wrong during the execution. I set up ...
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evolution popmail is blocked by gmail OAuth2 security

Evolution is unable to receive or send my gmail messages.I get error "Failed to authenticate on POP server pop.gmail.com: Data source “Chas-gmail” does not support OAuth 2.0 authentication" ...
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'notifications' not showing up on emails on firefox! They all did before upgrade to 20.04

Using firefox for a web browser and emails notifications used to work correctly Since upgrading to ubuntu 20.04 the only place that shows notifications is the time/date app. Sadly, after opening the ...
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How to get Thunderbird to scan all mail, add all addresses as contacts?

I've set up Thunderbird, but have an empty address book. Is there some way to get Thunderbird to scan all my emails and add all the addresses it finds as contacts automatically? edit: alternatively I ...
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The service “spamd” appears to be down

I keep recieving emails from my Cpanel host with this content The service “spamd” appears to be down. Server server.domain.com Primary IP Address ********** Service Name spamd Service Status ...
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Configuring DKIM over Postfix (iRedMail-1.3.1) in Ubuntu 18.04

In order to have my mail server deliver mail to Microsoft, Gmail and Yahoo users I need to configure DKIM. I am following this Debian guide: https://wiki.debian.org/opendkim. I wrote a script to do ...
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CRONTAB - Send mail on restart

I am trying to send an email when starting my machine with crontab. @reboot (cd /home/untitle/lab/php/initmail/ && ./initmail) @reboot mkdir /home/untitle/testcrontab With this configuration, ...
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No IPv6 outbound from Sendmail starting with 20.04

With Bionic, Sendmail would send email over IPv4 and IPv6, which I could see in logs and DMARC aggregate reports. Since upgrading to Focal, it's only attempting to send over IPv4, but I can receive ...
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OpenVPN blocking Thunderbird Email

I am a OpenVPN noobie. My question is straight forward, how do I get email (thunderbird, ports 993,465,587) to work with openvpn? On my Ubuntu 18.04, I set-up UFW rules allowing my email to go in and ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04 and Postfix: configure SPF for a subdomain return error: spf=neutral and all emails marked as spam

I'm trying to set up Postfix in Ubuntu Server 20.04 as an email sender (I don't need to receive emails) in my subdomain server. I have the main domain that works with one server, and a subdomain that ...
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Server is getting slowed down by a script

I have a big problem: I'm getting a mail every minute and it is making my server very slow. I get a message in /var/mail/root. How can I delete this? I get this message every minute: Subject: Cron <...
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emails marked as junk/spam sent by postfix with valid dmarc, dkim, spf and correct PTR records

There are a ton of questions related to this issue - and I have gone through almost each one yet this issue persists and I have no idea how to proceed further. My mail server is setup with postfix, I ...
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Two sent folders in Thunderbird

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 with Thunderbird 68.10.0. It connects to my gmail.com account and also a linux IMAP mailserver with my university. For the university IMAP account there are two ...
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How to route SMTP traffic for my exchange virtual machine which hosted on my ubuntu server which is acting as a router\firewall behind my ADSL router

I'M new to the whole operation what I have is Ubuntu server 18.04 which act as a Router\firewall and DHCP server for my network same server host a virtual machine holding Microsoft Exchange 2013 how I ...
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Is there a tool to periodically filter IMAP email messages on other folders (not Inbox)?

We use a yahoo mail account for work and it was fine for several years but recently started irregularly marking key emails as spam (the emails are software generated but are actually booking requests ...
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How Do I Add SSL/TLS Connection Security Option to Evolution Mail?

As the title indicates, I am having trouble moving one of my mail accounts from Thunderbird to Evolution Mail because the mail server where my email is located will only accept a SSL connection. ...
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Failed Login User - Send automatic Email Notification

please assist - I want to write a script in Ubuntu/Linux which can send an automatic email notification to admin if any user failed to login three times by providing an incorrect password. Note: I ...
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Problem with spamassasin - connect refused

I installed spamassasin using https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-spamassassin-on-ubuntu-12-04 but after add -o content_filter=spamassassin in postfix and I'm ...
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Extract mbox file emails to file system with attachments

I have a mbox file, with 200 emails, each with 4 attachments. I want to extract those emails to a folder for each email, the name of the folder would be the title of the email, inside the folder a ...
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Postfix Can Send But Cannot Receive Mail, Port 25 is Filtered

I seem to have a problem with port 25 inbound connection. My ISP confirmed that port 25 is open. Yet, when I tested with nmap, I get the following results Testing nmap with public IP shows port 25 is ...
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Disable “All Mail” folders in Evolution (on ProtonMail)

// this post is similar to this one about Gmail but this is a question about ProtonMail Hi, ProtonMail uses an "All Mail" folder, which is just a copy of all email in every other folder. In ...
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fetchmail fails: name 0: connection to localhost:smtp [127.0.0.1/25] failed: Connection refused

Here is what happens when I try to use fetchmail: sudo fetchmail --limit 5000000 --limitflush --timeout 300 -f /root/.fetchmailGmailBusiness [sudo] password for norm: fetchmail: WARNING: Running as ...
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Thunderbird crashes at startup

Thunderbird starts and crashes immediately. I get a popup Mozilla Crash reporter "We're Sorry" Even uninstalling and reinstalling of Thunderbird via Terminal doesn't work. I get an error ...
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kontact broke when i ran the daily system updares

kontact -v kontact 5.7.3 uname -a Linux Humptulips 4.15.0-101-generic #102-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 11 10:07:26 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux i ran the system updates today, and they broke ...
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mail (gnu mailutils) 3.4 not able to send an attachment

We upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 and now we are not able to send emails with attachments. On Ubuntu 14.04, we have mailutils 2.2 and we used to use the following command mail -s "...
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Server Standard 2019. Hyper-V 2 Windows 10 VMs Will Ubuntu with Postfix work well with my Hyper-V?

I have a Server Standard 2019 server. I have Hyper-V loaded with 2 Windows 10 VM running on it. Can I load Ubuntu for use with a Postfix. Will Postfix allow me to roll over my godaddy Url mail to ...
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Work Email not working on Ubuntu

I have tried all sort of things to get my email working on my ubuntu, maybe you guys can help. Let me first say that my work uses MS exchange server. They have changed the server names not to be the ...
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How to set up mail server (postfix or anything else) on Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu Bionic on my virtual machine and have an application set up. Now what I need is to send emails from my own server. I am trying to set up postfix to do that but nothing works. ...
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Evolution/Thunderbird, and copy-pase file from nemo/nautilus

since I migrate from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS, one nice feature of evolution/nemo/nautilus does not work anymore. In the past, I could copy a file from nautilus and/or nemo, and paste it in Evolution ...
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What exactly is an FQDA and how does it relate to multiple dynamic domain addresses?

I've had a Linux box running here for years. It is pointed to by first.second.net and first1.second.net as rented from no-ip, and there's a script to tell no-ip what the outside IP address is for my ...
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IPtables not blocking certain ports

I've my iptables configuration to allow some communications, but I've noticed that I do not have a specific rule to allow traffic using port TCP 993 (used by my email client). When I open my e-mail ...
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Created new pair of GPG Keys good for 1 wk - Why do I need to make Revocation Certificate

Testing GPG encrypted emails, I understand the reason for Revocation Certificate if you are making one for long time. Beings I'm trying to setup Thunderbird & Enigmail I thought I would start with ...
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How do I completely purge ALL kontact and akonadi configuration?

I have a very specific problem with Kmail. I cannot login to one of my imap mail accounts. 3x other imap mail accounts are working perfectly but not that one. I first thought it might be the mail ...

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