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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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Unable to get thunderbird mail to work with comcast

Comcast killed port 110 back in December, now thunderbird mail won't work.Changed setting for pop3 to new port 995. still no work. Setup an imap also, still same results.
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how to send email without password?

This might be naive. But is it possible in Ubuntu to have a script send out emails without requiring passwords? (via a dummy mail server, maybe) I was hoping to use this to allow my account to ...
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Unable to Authorize Mail/Printer etc

I have this weird problem on my ubuntu 18.04 laptop where I cannot login to my email through any email client (thunderbird/mailspring/hiri etc.) or I can't add a shared online printer (Windows Printer ...
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httrack copy website in ubuntu where login is required

I was trying to copy a website content using httrack in ubuntu but the problem is I cannot download the whole website just because there is an email and password login field excite. I simply tried ...
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No selection list shown for dpkg-reconfigure postfix

I don't know if this is a problem with my terminal or something else entirely but when I sudo to root and run 'dpkg-reconfigure postfix' in the desktop terminal I get all the boilerplate text but none ...
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hostname and /etc/hosts

I intend to purchase a domain, say for instance muppets.org, for my web server and I would like to install Postfix on the same machine for sending transactional emails. Am I expected to set as ...
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How to use local dovecot (imap) with Alpine (18.10+ changes)

I have been using Alpine mail client with a local dovecot imap server (fed by offlineimap) for many years. Here are my compete 2011 instructions for how to set this up (https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2011/...
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Question about using Thunderbird with Gmail

I am currently setting up Thunderbird to work with my Gmail account. I'm fairly certain I have all the settings entered properly, but I keep getting the "Enter Your Password" window, and then after a ...
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How to configure mail in Ubuntu for crontab service?

I am in Ubuntu. My cronjob is not running at all. I was thinking it is because of this mail issue. I ran a mail command I got └── mail ...
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Postfix using gmail relay without a domain name gets dns error

When I send mails using sendmail or mutt, /var/log/mail.log shows that emails get delivered to smtp.gmail.com. I can actually see the email appearing in my Gmail outbox. However, I receive an error ...
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Evolution Mail detaching attachments

I recently switched to Evolution from Thunderbird after a recent update broke the calendar function. I found that I'm actually quite happy with evolution but there's a feature that I can't find. In ...
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ubuntu 16.04 lts, send mail using external (hosting provider) dns

I set Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server as web server (apache-php-mysql and sendmail) with valid public ip-address. Also, I use a hosting provider to redirect www.mydomain.com to my Ubuntu web server. Web ...
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Can't resolve a domain in Ubuntu, but can in Windows?

A couple of days ago, I stopped being able to download my email from comcast via pop3. Every time I ask Thunderbird to get my mail, it says "Failed to connect to mail.comcast.net". Thing is, I can ...
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How to find the mail server's database which stores usernames and passwds?

Imagine we have an Email server on x@x.x.x.x. using ssh, we get access to the command-line. Now, how can we find the database in which data about users stored? Server is using Postfix and Dovecot!
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How do I setup Evolution to automatically change the from address when using a catch-all address?

I have a catch-all email address and use a different email for different services. When I reply to an email I want the "from address" to be the same as the one I received the email on. At the moment ...
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Office 365 account not syncing

I have added an Office 365 account to gnome-online-accounts in Ubuntu 18.04 and enabled sync for Mail, Calendar and Contacts but for some reason it does not give me notifications when a new mail ...
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Add Cert / “Security Exception” to Thunderbird 60

I have to tell my Thunderbird 60 every. single. time. that I am happy with confirming the security exceptions (our corporation cert, that is), both for IMAP receiving and SMTP sending. After that ...
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Sending email via gmail smtp ubuntu 18.04 php

In RoR in order to send email from the application, we simply provide smtp settings for gmail and the server start using them to send emails. I have bought Active Super Shop Multi-vendor CMS which ...
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Unable to install dovecot-lmtpd on Ubuntu 18.04 server

sudo apt-get install dovecot-lmtpd The following packages have unmet dependencies: dovecot-lmtpd : Depends: dovecot-core (= 1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4) but 1:2.2.33.2-1ubuntu4.1 is to be installed E: ...
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What can I do with the slow and over-designed gmail user interface on Lubuntu? [closed]

In both Chrome and Firefox browsers, I have some problems with the current Standard View of Gmail user interface compared to the previous standard view: Fonts are bigger than before. It drastically ...
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New Thunderbird (version 60+) to show emails' date with four-digit again?

Recently in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS we got a new Thunderbird version, jumping from version 52 something to now version 60.2.1 In the e-mail section which lists all e-mails, as well as in the individual e-...
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send email via curl error “curl: (35) error:1408F10B:SSL routines:ssl3_get_record:wrong version number”

I have an Ubuntu Server v18.10. I am only allowed to install openssh, openvpn, & curl. I have scripts that need to send emails. I have a windows background & I am beginner\intermediate for ...
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How to send e-mails from the terminal?

I have a Server where Calculations are being executed, they take sometimes days to finish. I would like to send an e-mail when the job is finished, maybe through a script or even with the |. Before ...
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Gmail not working in Ubuntu 18.04

Gmail has suddenly stopped working in Ubuntu 18.04. It was working until early this afternoon (Monday, October 29, 2018). When I click on the Gmail icon on the launcher, the program appears to start, ...
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Failing to send email via mutt using Ubuntu VirtualBox

The above screenshot shows the problem while trying to send an email
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Authorization error when using PHP mail function

I just noticed emails sent using a contact form in wordpress wasn't delivering and then I checked the mail log and found the following error: Authorization failed (535 Authentication failed: Bad ...
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Dead references in services list

This question is a follow up to Strange symbols in front of suspicious services I have the following are dead service references om my AWS EC2 instance that is running as an email exchange for my ...
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Backup for Cloud Email [duplicate]

I've got a lot of history in email servers in the cloud (i.e. someone else's computer). I'm looking for some way to make a local backup of all that data, preferably one I could easily access/search. ...
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Strange symbols in front of suspicious services

I have an EC2 instance running a postfix-dovecot email server. I use an AWS security key to access this EC2 and I consider the security pretty tight. When I run: systemctl list-units --type service --...
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What mail software allows archiving (rather than deleting) like in Gmail?

It appears that Sylpheed, the default mail software for Lubuntu 18.04, deletes mail rather than archiving it, but I am still trying to verify that I'm not overlooking some hidden option. What ...
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Is the Lubuntu recommended email software Trojita, Sylpheed, or something else?

My Lubuntu setup, upgraded today from 16 to 18.04.1 LTS, has Sylpheed 3.5.1, but the Lubuntu Manual says trojita is the default. I have noticed the Sylpheed documentation is missing graphics, which ...
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Forward bounced emails to gmail too

i have configured an email account on postfix in my ubuntu server, to forward to gmail like this: mail to --> user@mydomain.com ----postfix-forward--> some_user@gmail.com and in gmail account of "...
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Mailserver on Ubuntu 16.04

I know, there are like hundreds of tutorials to install "a mailserver" on Ubuntu 16.04, but I just don't seem to get it working and resetted my server the 4th time now.... What I would like to have ...
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Thunderbird does not connect to popular IMAP servers after lapse in usage

Apologies for redundant submittal but the workaround in a related post was to uninstall/reinstall Thunderbird after backing up key folders. I would prefer to delay this brute force approach for an ...
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PHPmailer with Ubunutu Headache

So I'm pretty new to all of this and I took up a small project of mine as a challenge. I have a contact form on my website and I want that contact form to be sent to a private email (namecheap). I'm ...
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Which database type is /etc/aliases.db?

Which database type is /etc/aliases.db? It is not SQLite, MySQL or PostgreSQL.
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Cron job executing twice at one time

I have set my cron job to be executed every 15 minutes. my cron job is */15 * * * * /usr/bin/python3.6 /home/ubuntu/main.py >> /tmp/file Above job will execute every 15 minutes and send the ...
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How to add exchange account in evolution, but authenticate with another account

I'd like to access a shared inbox but without using the "Subscribe to someone elses folder" feature. I don't want it to be a subfolder in my main exchange account. I want it to be like a separate ...
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Can I recover Thunderbird e-mails from a recent backup in Xubuntu 16.04 into a recently installed version of Xubuntu 18.04?

I worked with Xubuntu 16.04 for some years and tried to upgrade to version 18.04 some time ago. Every week I made a backup with 'deja-dup'. The upgrade to 18.04 failed and I had to decide installing ...
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upgraded to 18.xx latest ubuntu, now evolution email is failing

Tried to authenticate my Gmail acts with Gmail and won't happen, ubuntu says 0 Auth 2.0 not compatible, failed to authenicate. I know my passwords, so that's correct. At first it did seem to work ...
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How do I make Thunderbird open HTTPS links in firefox for Thunderbird Add-ons?

I have been trying to figure this out all night. When I try to set a theme in thunderbird it asks for me to select an application to open HTTPS links. I cannot find firefox in any of the folders I ...
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Save emails from IMAP account via Kmail

I am having an email account that I am managing with Kmail via IMAP. I would like to delete the email account, but keep the emails. How can I save the emails on my harddrive?
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“Create New Account” button Thunderbird (Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS) not working

I just moved to Ubuntu and am trying to set up a second email account (Gmail). After setting up successfully the first (iCloud), when I try to repeat the procedure and click on "Skip this and use my ...
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Thunderbird fails to connect to server

I'm using Thunderbird 52.9.1 to access several email accounts in Ubuntu 18.04. It has alwaws worked well, but in the last few days it fails. After opening Thunderbird it shows a message: "Failed to ...
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Making An Email Address With My Domain | Postfix & Sendgrid

I've been stuck on this problem for a while now and I can't seem to find any clear instructions on what I really need to get an email address set up with my website. I've installed Postfix and ...
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trying to correctly configure SPF records

Hi everyone I have inherited a Ubuntu server to maintain but unfortunately I know little about networking, and even less about Linux. It's had issues from the start, I've managed to fix a lot of them,...
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Thunderbird 52.9.1 can not start on Ubuntu 14.04 with “GenerateDump cloned child” error

Just in the past few days, my thunderbird immediately crash and refuses to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 box (xfce, with LDAP). It gives the following error fangq@taote:~$ thunderbird ExceptionHandler::...
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Squirrelmail issue: ERROR: Could not complete request. Query: SELECT “INBOX”

I have website server hosted on digitalocean with Ubuntu 16.04, LAMP. So, when I need to have my own domain name email address, I followed this tutorial to create one. After going through the tutorial ...
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Claws Mail keeps crashing

I am using Claws Mail v.3.9.3, on Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit). It has been working fine for years up until last week. Now, when I check an email account it shows it downloading the email and then, when done,...
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notification for new mail in ubuntu 18.04 with thunderbird and pop3 accounts

Is there a (recommended) way to activate notifications for new mails with Ubuntu 18.04 and Thunderbird (POP3 not IMAP)? I've found some guides in the net, but they are all for older versions of ...