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 in exim to set up mail auto reply with error message when mailbox is full?

I have a mail server Exim + Dovecot which is built on Ubuntu. Is it possible to configure the mail server so that when the quota of one of the mailboxes on the server is overflowing, another user who ...
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Automatic download of intermediate certificates

I receive s/mime signed email. Signature for this email is generated with certificate that is issued from this authority: Sectigo RSA Client Authentication and Secure Email CA expiration 01.01.2031 ...
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Google Apps and Postfix Integration

Assume I have the following Google Apps email account setup correctly: john.doe@my.domain Now, I've setup Postfix to successfully send emails using the email above, by following the steps described ...
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smtplib.SMTPServerDisconnected: Connection unexpectedly closed Might this result from an already open connection?

The traceback points to: smtpserver.login(email, pwd) I've checked the recommended setup, and experimented and this is were I end. I've had the email app open separate from this testing, but ...
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unable to add attachment (from remote location) to an email in ubuntu 22.04

Yesterday I upgraded my ubuntu to 22.04.1 LTS. And when I was sending an email, I was not able to add an attachment which was from remote server location. Only attachments from local machine could be ...
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SMTP Authentication encryption

I have working on trying to get an smtp server setup with postfix and dovecot. When running telnet localhost 25 and execute ehlo localhost directly from the system I get the following 250-smtp....
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Using List-Unsubscribe headers in emails in Postfix Mail Sever

Please guide me to to add List-Unsubscribe header in email in postfix mail server. I tried doing that in linux server. But the List-Unsubscribe header is not showing when I sent mails. When I ...
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Security Certs for multiple domains in postfix

In postfix when configuring for multiple domains do I need the following lines in /etc/postfix/main.cf for each domain or something else? I already have certs for the domains in question from ...
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Sending mails using PHPMailer shows raw headers from one server

I have a web application running on various servers. The application allows you to send emails using PHPMailer. Although the servers use the same PHP version on Ubuntu, one of them sends the headers ...
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Postfix is not working? Telnet connection refused when testinf

I am attempting to get postfix working on Ubuntu Server 22.04 for send only. When attempting to test the server using telnet mydomain.com 587, I get the following Trying 192.168.107.11... telnet: ...
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Open-source tool to show mbox file as webmail?

I have a large mbox file (~30 GB), exported archive of gmail.com I want to be able to access this content via the web, via a "webmail" interface, NOT on my personal system. ie, I should be ...
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Cannot get email notifications in conky

In my .conkyrc I want to be shown the number of emails on my provider's POP3 server. Something like this ${pop3_unseen myserver myemail mypasswd -i 600 -p 995 -r 5} only returns '0' as output, ...
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How to install and send emails with Postfix

I am trying to install Postfix on a server and have it go through a relay. I would like to have the email with a custom domain, so I bought a domain and registered a A record to point to the relayHost'...
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Unable to access GMail from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Evolution for 'OAuth2 OOB'

Suddenly on Nov 19th my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Evolution E-Mail client version '3.36.5-0ubuntu1' failed to connect with G-Mail. The following two error messages appear every time it tries to connect to G-...
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Thunderbird shows no windows on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 on a Macbook Pro 17". Thunderbird has been updated to the latest release. I have the following problem: Thunderbird shows only a short menu, but no windows at all....
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ActiveSync protocol support for lagecy Linux tools such as mbsync, neomutt, etc

I have been using neomutt + mbsync (davmail) to check and send emails from Microsoft outlook emails. Now Microsoft or my organization stops to support IMAP protocol. Does any one know if there is any ...
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Gnome Web crashes/freezes when logging into google account from settings menu

I am trying to add a google account to my ubuntu 22.04 installation. The account I want to add is my university email which is maintained via google and has a google drive associated with it etc. My ...
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Any way of creating a dummy disk for smartd testing?

I recently installed a smartd & msmtp on my server to use it as a hard drive monitor. I tested with the smartd -M function and it sends the mails correctly. Supposedly will track and send me an ...
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This add on could not be installed because it is not verified error

I cannot install the Send Later add-on which schedules an email to be sent later. When clicking on the send_later-9.0.11-tb.xpi file, I receive the following error in Firefox: This add on could not be ...
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Mail command stop working

I'm not sure how to debug this while my simple mail command used to work, but no longer working right now. Ex. echo 'test' | mail -s 'test' jdoe@gmail.com While these commands not working I was able ...
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Sendmail to send system emails

Is there a way to send an email to my Gmail account, each time I get a system email from Ubuntu? I'm using Ubuntu 22.10 and has Sendmail installed and working (sending emails from/to my Gmail account)....
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How to make Thunderbird mail sync in background without opening the app

How can I make thundermail sync E-mail in the background and notify of new e-mails as they arrive? Applications like Evolution have a background service that allows it to sync email even when the app ...
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Thunderbird login issue

I have been using Thunderbird on my Dell Linux boxes for about 8 years now with no issues. I am currently running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS on a Dell Inc. XPS 15 9510. and run two email accounts through ...
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Postfix not working on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 22.04

I've followed https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-as-a-send-only-smtp-server-on-ubuntu-22-04 and configured postfix on Ubuntu 22.04. But, when I try ...
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Unable to send email locally using Postfix relay host

I have two ubuntu servers 22.04 in the same network 172.16.0.0/24. One is setup as a webserver and the other as a mailserver using mailcow. For starters my objective is to send an email notification ...
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How to make Evolution sort email by Date?

Despite configuring Evolution to sort emails by descending Date, it is not doing it. Note in the attached screenshot how it not only is ascending some emails in the stack it is also mixing up the ...
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Ubuntu server mail server

I wanted to ask if you could help me to start my own email server. I followed a tutorial to start my own mail server on my bought domain but something is not working.. I have a server on digital ocean ...
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Is there a setting to make Firefox not directly download PDFs to Downloads when using "Open With"?

Ubuntu MATE 20.04 Possible culprits: Email client: Thunderbird PDF reader: Atril Browser: Firefox v. 104.0 None are snaps. For years I've been getting a .pdf copy of a newspaper via links emailed to ...
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Thunderbird not displaying messages after second attempt with option --profile

I have .thunderbird folder from a clone HDD. I can open the mailboxes and my old emails by /mountpoint/home/username/.thunderbird for the first time, but after the second attempt, all the emails and ...
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Retrieve emails from thunderbird from a cloned HDD

I have recently cloned hard drive from my old machine, so I can put them away for good. I have a partition (let's call it partition-1) on a Large HDD, where the HDD of machine is cloned using dd. What ...
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Can I use Geary only for Gmail, and Evolution for my other accounts?

Setting up Online Accounts is great if you want every app to see that account. But I want to use Evolution for my main email account and Geary for the GMail. If I remove Gmail from Evolution is kills ...
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mailto links not working

Using: Ubuntu 22.04, Firefox snap, Thunderbird snap. If a website has a simple <a href="mailto:john@gmail.com">Click to email</a> and I click on the link on Firefox, instead of ...
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Send email with CURL - it returned 0 for CURL command but the receiver didn't receive attached files

I have a shell script running on a container CENTOS 7 to send automatically emails. To send email, I use SMTP server (private) via CURL (version 7.29). The code send_pdf(){ receiver="$1&...
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How to migrate a remote mail server without having to notify its users?

I've got a remote mail server(henceforth A), based on this tutorial. Dovecot is the software used as the IMAP/POP3 mail server. I want to migrate every byte in A to another remote server(henceforth B),...
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email address icon on task bar

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 and found my email address as an icon on the taskbar. It's the second icon from the bottom in the below screenshot. When I try to open it the message says 'Something went ...
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Ubuntu Postfix + thunderbird

I have 2 VirtualMachines: 1. Ubuntu 22.04 and 2. Windows 10 On Ubuntu I have configured postfix/dovecot and on Windows 10 I use Thunderbird. Also, I have 4 users: a@mydomain.com , b@mydomain.com , c@...
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Cron Job Syntax Help [duplicate]

I have a cron job on Ubuntu Server 20.04.4 LTS defined to send me an e-mail containing the results of a shell script as follows (redacted): # Weekly Fail2Ban Status Report 0 2 * * 7 /home/myuser/bin/...
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How to archive an entire IMAP account?

I have a couple of IMAP accounts that are no longer active, but I still need to access some of these old messages. I know that I can create a subfolder under "Local Folder" and then ...
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Check Root Email in Thunderbird Updated Version

I am on Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 running Webmin 1.998, Postfix 9.4.1, Thunderbird 91.11. How can I use Thunderbird to read my root / webmin emails? Researching this, I can only find an old post whose ...
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How to remove extra mount showing in Nautilus?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and my file manager is showing an extra tab on the side panel (see image) called nomaanx16@gmail.com. Right clicking on this gives me the option to mount/unmount so I'm guessing ...
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I can't uninstall and re-install Thunderbird

My problem is that I can't uninstall and re-install Thunderbird. I'm running Ubuntu. Try as I may, via direct download or terminal commands, I can't upgrade and can't uninstall/reinstall. It’s ...
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Postfix 'mydestination' empty entry/floating comma

Postfix setting 'mydestination' has a floating comma by default, which I assume means an empty entry to the list. Documentation doesn't mention this. Examples are given under the header "What ...
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What can be wrong with my mail server

I'm trying to setup a postfix, dovecot, and roundcube mail service system on Ubuntu 20.04. I have been following this tutorial https://ubuntu.tutorials24x7.com/blog/install-mail-server-on-ubuntu-20-...
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Alpine (Pine) error is Argument Error: argument to "-passfile" should be fully-qualified

Trying to store the password for alpine locally: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ touch .alpine_password nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ alpine -passfile ./.alpine_password Argument ...
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Installed Postfix and Amavis but SPF Check dosent work

I installed Postfix and Amavis and followed the instructions below. Link:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixAmavisNewClamAVSpamAssassin Test Emails via Telnet arrive or are Rejected when I ...
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ubuntu access to google online account seems to be broken in 20.04 [duplicate]

As of late it seems the integration of google online account is broken. I go to the online accounts and I am connected to google it shows. The email, calendar and other access switches are turned on. ...
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Evolution Mail Client: any support? Emails remain open after sending

Evolution 3.44.1-0ubuntu1 . Ubuntu 22.04 . Problem: Compose mail. Send. Close Evolution. Open Evolution, receive this message... "Evolution quit unexpectedly while you were composing a new ...
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Slow email receiver in postfix configured on Ubuntu

We are sending emails to destinations and the email traffic is high but recipient server is not accepting all emails due to their security rules and source emails can't be restricted. How to deal or ...
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Prospect mail not working Ubuntu 22.04

I've tried in install Prospect mail in Ubuntu 22.04 It is listed in the Activities menu. When I try to launch it, nothing appears to work. Is there a help file I can use to try to get it to work. ...
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Logwatch Not Sending Emails

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 server and I have installed / configured logwatch according these Ubuntu instructions that are little outdated: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Logwatch While I can execute ...

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