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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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How to install msmtpd on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm able to install msmtp just find on Ubuntu 18.04 with: apt install msmtp msmtp-mta ca-certificates, however I'm not finding Minimal SMTP server (msmtpd) anywhere on the filesystem. It also does not ...
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Exim4 SMTP AUTH 535 Incorrect authentication data

I followed this guide to set up TLS and auth. I have a username (usr) and a password (pwd) set in /etc/exim4/passwd and the files has the right permissions: -rw-r----- 1 root Debian-exim 51 ...
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Need help with enable TLS in Postfix for SMTP Relay connector to Office365

Need help with enable TLS in Postfix for SMTP Relay connector to Office365 I am new to TLS. I`ve successfully configured my Postfix SMTP Relay to relay emails to my internal Application by using ...
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Not receiving mail notification

I recently installed Nagios Core 4.4.3, after a while I wanted to set up mail notification, I installed Postfix (GMAIL SMTP Config) and the config seems to be fine as I tried to send some mails but ...
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Mails sent from the command line not appearing in inbox or spam folder

I sent some test mails using the command line. In the log I can see that status = sent, but I am not getting any emails in my inbox or spam folder. Oct 11 15:51:01 ip-10-0-1-80 postfix/local[20606]: ...
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which plugins are added by the “roundcube-plugins” package?

which plugins are added by the roundcube-plugins package? (i'm mostly interested in the 18.04 version, but any version would be interesting)
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Different nmap results from different machines?

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue with my home Postfix mail server installed on Ubuntu Server not being able to reach gmail mail servers. I have noticed that when I run nmap to the IP address 173....
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Install Microsoft S/MIME Control for Outlook Web Access

We are using Outlook Web Access and want to use S/MIME encryption. There is a Microsoft Guide for installing the S/MIME control into the browser. Is there any way to get this working on Ubuntu? ...
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Download emails from office365 in 'company mode' via CLI

This is my first post on this site, so bare with me if the question is unclear or maybe allready answered (I've looke for several days, but no luck) Situation: I need to download an entire mailbox ...
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apt-listchanges crasht. How can I get the E-Mail?

I made an apt full-upgrade it updates thermald. Normally, I get an E-Mail from apt-listchanges over exim4 to localhost. For 2 days it was working. Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-...
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Can anybody explain to me how to use Thunderbird's ability to use for vim?

The only editor I can use with ease is Mutt. It allows use of vim/gvim/ed/vi/nvi ...&c. Most email these days requires that I use Thunderbird. I've found articles that explain how-to use T'...
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Ubuntu Server, Postfix, Localhost, Temporary Lookup Failure

I installed Ubuntu Server 18.04, installed Apache, MySQL, PhpMyAdmin, Postfix, Dovecot, Mailman, etc from the Ubuntu Server guide on Ubuntu Documentation website and I am getting this error when ...
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Postfix + Ubuntu: SASL LOGIN authentication failed: authentication failure

On Ubuntu 18.04 server, I use Webmin and Virtualmin to manage the server and the virtual host. Looking at the file: /var/log/mail.log I have this: Sep 5 12:11:50 ns3147326 postfix/smtpd[17356]: ...
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No email message when attachment is sent

I am writing a script that sends log files via the terminal to my email address. It appears, that when I'm using the -A flag, the message itself does not show in the email. echo "This is the message ...
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Back up Evolution mail (settings, messages and attachments)

I'm trying to save up some space on my Google account and to locally back up everything's that currently only stored online. Is there an easy way to back everything up locally, including attachments? "...
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How do I change my email address for Git?

I was trying to configure Git (from the Odin project instructions) and I accidentally typed a wrong email. The username is correct but the email is wrong - it is a sample email. When I typed a ...
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Postfix | Because When I send a email to Gmail, this is received as spam?

I had installed Postfix with the configuration mode: Internet SIte My file /etc/postfix/main.cf have follow it: # See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a commented, more complete version # Debian ...
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chrome is mishandling yahoo email after upgrading to ubuntu 18.04.3

Using a Dell OptiPlex-790 running recently upgraded Ubuntu 18.04.3, GNOME 3.28.2. When in Yahoo Mail, trying to delete an email by clicking on the trash can, the delete fails. It seems it simply ...
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Sending and receiving emails with Postfix via google inbox

I want to use Gmail as a GUI for info@example.com. Im using Ubuntu 16.04 and postfix. I read this tutorial and followed steps : https://devanswers.co/configure-postfix-to-use-gmail-smtp-on-ubuntu-16-...
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Sign in with Google temporarily disabled for this app

Yesterday, I've discovered that KMail (5.7.3) on my Kubuntu 18.04 doesn't synchronize with Google mail inbox. I tried to re-create the gmail account, but after logging into Google I received the ...
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sSMTP gives 550 error every time I try to email someone

I've been trying to set up a script where it sends the contents of a text file to my email: benthetechguy@yahoo.com. I set up sSMTP with the email: executeorder66@yahoo.com. What i'm trying to do is ...
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How do I deal with Google's IPv6 reverse DNS (PTR record) policies when I am sending email using exim4 from a Linux server to a gmail user?

I did try the suggestion by tkteun described on the askubuntu web page "Disable IPv6 in exim4": ...If your only need is to get around Google's IPv6 reverse DNS (PTR record) policies, add the ...
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Having some issues to send mails using ssmtp

Actually, I'm using a RaspberryPI 3b. This is my /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf: root=gmail_user@gmail.com mailhub=smtp.gmail.com:587 rewriteDomain=gmail.com hostname=raspi FromLineOverride=YES UseTLS=Yes ...
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Connect to postfix from two different servers with two different user/pass combinations

I have 3 vps servers: two of them hosting a website each and a third one hosts postfix. VPS [1]: domainone.com VPS [2]: domaintwo.com VPS [3]: smtp.domainthree.com How do i connect from vps [1] to ...
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cannot add PPA for claws-mail [duplicate]

i am trying to install claws-mail on ubuntu 19.04. while running this command i get the below error. could anyone suggest on why am i getting this? what should be done to resolve this? $ sudo add-apt-...
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Unable to install add-ons (extensions) in Thunderbird 60 in Ubuntu 18.04

For some months I can not directly install a lot of add-ons within Thunderbird (at the moment version 60.8.0, Ubuntu 18.04), some add-ons can be directly installed, especially the featured ones. The ...
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Can Admin Notifications by Email be Set up without an FQDN?

I am attempting to migrate a personal/family server from AWS to a local Ubuntu 18.04 server. I want to experiment with this local server for possibly months before cancelling the AWS server, so prefer ...
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Keyboard mapping for HP Laptop's Email Button

So my laptop is a HP Pavilion DV6 from 2011 or so. It has a row of "quick buttons" on the left, allowing users to quickly open Mail (mailto: in Windows), Browser, Print and even the Calculator. ...
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postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS can't find sasl_password or sasl_password.db

I followed this slightly outdated tutorial for setting up my ubuntu server as a send-only mail server using my FastMail account as an SMTP relay but I ran into some problems. When I start the postfix ...
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MSMTP using TLS/SSL

I ty to send emails using MSMTP. I want to use TLS/SSL encryption for it. Now I had to turn on the encryption in this lines:   # Enable or disable TLS/SSL encryption. tls on tls_starttls on ...
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Setting up freshly installed Ubuntu 19.04 to send out mail with PHP application

I have a brand new ubuntu 19.04 install and I want to send emails from it via my PHP application. What software should I use if I want to send it from my server? And what software would I need if I ...
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Update Libreoffice and Delete Evolution mail client

I just update Libreoffice because it wasn't working properly by: snap install libreoffice But I install a newer version and keep the old one. And did not get the programs working yet. So I update ...
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Thunderbird: How to force use my pro email when sending emails to *@mycompany.com?

Context I have Thunderbird installed on my BYOD laptop. In Thunderbird, I have two accounts set up: private: ebosi@gmail.com, corporate: ebosi@mycompany.com When I write a new message, I can choose ...
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Why doesn't postfix/dovecot receiving mails from Gmail?

I'm setting up a Postfix server that uses Dovecot SASL Authentication on a EC2 virtual machine with an ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. I can send mails to my Gmail account but I cannot receive them. It supposed ...
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Postfix outgoing SMTP: “connection timed out”

I have a little problem with my postfix. The thing is that I can receive emails but when I send an email I get a Connection timed out error. connect to outlook-com.olc.protection.outlook.com[104.47.5....
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Working Gmail notifier for Ubuntu 19.04

I tried the various gmail notifiers offered in the repo and in gnome shell extensions, but I can't find one that actually works with this version of Ubuntu. My workaround is to run Wavebox minimized,...
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Unattended Upgrades email from address

I am ubuntu 19.04 and have found sSMTP no longer works properly and have switched over to msmtp and msmtp-mta for sendmail alias. I am in the process of getting unattended upgrades setup. It is ...
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Virtualmin on Ubuntu mail

On my Ubuntu 18.04.2 server I got Virtualmin up and running after clean installation of Virtualmin GPL and Ubuntu I also set up SSL certificate for Apache, dovecot, and postfix (using same cert). I ...
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During upgrade apt-listchanges crasht during sending E-Mail

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 libsqlite3-0 i386 3.22.0-1ubuntu0.1 [533 kB] Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 firefox i386 67.0.3+build1-...
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What is the difference between cat and tee?

I was playing around with the Apache php.ini and got it so when I send emails with a PHP file that has the mail() function it will save the email on my computer, which is good for testing and for web ...
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Postfix trying to contact wrong server when sending emails?

I'm new to Linux servers and am trying to setup a Drupal site. However, when the site sends an email, postfix/SMTP tries to contact the local web server, and the connection is refused. I've been ...
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Ubuntu, postfix, dovecot mail server cannot configure with Outlook or Thunderbird mail client

I have successfully configured my email server with digital-ocean ubuntu 18.04 LEMP droplet and everything work fine so far. I can send & receive email and also successfully configured with round-...
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How to unify the inbox of Evolution

I`m using Evolution with three accounts. In the actual configuration I have a first group of folders (empty), a second group of folders related to my email job, a third group of folders related to a ...
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Update killed email

After install Ubuntu 18.04 everything worked OK for a while but some (unknown) update later killed incoming POP3 email, although outgoing is OK. ISP settings are correct and email works on all of my ...
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How to move spam to user's spam folder with sa-exim and exim4?

I have installed and successfully configured exim4 and sa-exim on my Ubuntu LTS installation. Spam Emails are successfully flagged: X-SA-Exim-Connect-IP: 89.238.139.198 X-SA-Exim-Mail-From: ...
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Setup Ubuntu 18.04 to send email after apt-get has updated packages?

I recently upgraded my server from 14.04 to 18.04. This went reasonably smoothly but there is one small issue that annoys me. I do not get an email anymore when I have run apt-get upgrade. It ...
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I would like to be able to take a screen shot every 6 hours and email it

This might sound like a random idea though I need it to monitor something on it. I run software I need to make sure it is continually running. If I can just get it to screen shot every 6 hours and ...
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Evolution not connecting to yahoo

Evolution appears to not be able to connect to Yahoo email. It prompts for the password, and keeps doing so after every attempt. I have Thunderbird working with it so I know it can work! I have two-...
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Strange error dovecot

I try to move mail from one user to another: sudo doveadm move -u touser INBOX user fromuser mailbox INBOX ALL In finally I get an error: doveadm(touser): Fatal: setresgid(1005(fromuser),1005(...
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Can't send email from Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS inside Vmware [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS installed on Vmware, inside Windows. Using terminal, I'm trying to send a test e-mail using this command: echo "Test Email message body" | mail -s "Email test subject" ...