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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 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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Dovecot IMAP & OUTLOOK Authentication

Which type of configuration file do i have to use in order to able to connect from MS-OUTLOOK client ? The error i get while i try to connect from MS-OUTLOOK : localhost dovecot: imap-login: ...
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OpenLDAP with MySQL backend

I'm trying to set up OpenLDAP to use MySQL database for a user database. I already have postfix set up on the same server and all the postfix users exist in the MySQL database. So now I need to set ...
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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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curl send email with office 365

Ubuntu v18.10 I can send emails with curl using gmail. However, using office365, I receive the below error. How can I get curl to work with office365? curl: (35) error:1408F10B:SSL routines:...
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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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Problems setting up claws mail on Xubuntu 16.04.5 LTS

I'm attempting to replace Thunderbird as my mail client and claws-mail seems to be a good fit for my needs, but I'm having problems setting it up and the documentation, while good in general, has a ...
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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 ...
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How can I configure postfix to send emails via gmail (2FA problems)?

I have a new Ubuntu 18.04 system and want to have mdadm, smartd, et al. to send warning emails through my gmail account. I have followed the guides in How can I configure Postfix to send all email ...
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I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server with NGINX,MYSQL website, I want to add Email

I setup my website on a Ubuntu 18.04 server with Nginx, MySQL and i already used let's encrypt for the ssl certificate. Now that my website is up and running. I'm wondering how i can add email to my ...
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Suspicious anonymous TLS connections to my Postfix SMTP server

I have a Postfix server set up on a Ubuntu droplet. Recently, I have hardened it with Fail2Ban because I found that it was constantly being attacked by brute force attempts. I was reading through my ...
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Steps to Create Postfix in Ubuntu 16.04 as SMTP outgoing only

I have googled a lot to try to find the steps I used when I was doing this a few months ago inside AWS but now that I am using Google Cloud and want to reproduce it, I cannot seem to find the steps to ...
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IREDMAIL - Install on Ubuntu with Existing Webserver - PHP,NGINX,MYSQL

I'm hosting my website on a VPS with an existing webserver configuration: PHP, NGINX, MYSQL. The first time I installed iredmail, I followed this tutorial. It ended up overwriting all my nginx/site ...
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Postfix header_checks not FROM rewrite not working

I have a relay for internal to outbound only. I am trying to selectively rewrite the From: to no-replay. I have also been trying canonical maps without success. Only success I have achieved is reply-...
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Automatic eMail forwarder to email list stored in mysql database

I have email-addresses in a mysql database. By executing SELECT email FROM table I get a list of current emails. My goal is now to include the current list of emails into an email autoforwarder: ...
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Getting error while trying installing postfix

Hello i'm trying to configure a mail server with dovecot and postfix i've got the following error while installing postfix i have no clue on how to fix it i have searched for hours without getting ...
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postfix apparmor sasl workaround

so I'm trying to make a AppArmor profile for postfix, but I can't seem to get the SASL authentication working because permissions are being denied even though to me, I've already give permissions. My ...
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How to delete an attachment of GPG signed emails in Evolution?

Using IMAP, I would like to delete email attachments in the email client Evolution (Version 3.18.5.2, Ubuntu 16.04). Normally, it works perfectly as described at How to delete an attachment in an ...