Questions tagged [email]

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Why is Thunderbird Mail erratic after upgrading to 21.10?

After sorting out account configuration issues very recently with Thunderbird, and having it work perfectly with 21.04, the program now is erratic when sending mail. I am unable to quit Thunderbird ...
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How do I configure Postfix?

I'm trying to secure an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS machine to practice for a Cyberpatriot competition. For one of the ways to secure it, I am trying to use Logwatch and send the output to an email. When I try ...
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Evolution email: is there a chance to get HTML Signature in line with the sending alias?

Is there any chance to have multiple signature in Evolutions (yes) and automatically attach a one signature to a given alias? I have a single mail account with two aliases and I'd like to attach the ...
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Postfix + devocat + roundcube + WordPress - I can't receive emails and roundcube is showing nothing

I'm doing a migration for my client for his website based on WordPress - from hosting to VPS. I am using apache2 for WordPress. I changed the DNS to the new IP (VPS) in the DNS control panel and ...
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How to set up simple SMTP and POP services on one host to send/receive email on that host for app demo purposes

I have an application that can send and receive emails, however, I want to keep all communication within the one host as it is only for demonstrating the apps features. I guess I have to install SMTP ...
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Cannot Login to ProtonMail via Any Browser ONLY on Ubuntu

OK, so I am new to Ubuntu. I installed it already but kept having problems so did a re-install and everything worked better, except this problem. Before the reinstall, I was able to login to ...
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Why am I unable to send e-mail with Thunderbird - the connection times out, trying to connect

I am running Ubuntu 21.04 and regularly updated. I have 100mb fiber connection and the time of day when trying to send an e-mail does not matter. I can, however, successfully send a message using a ...
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issue running thunderbird-91 with firejail thunderbird profile

I have been using thunderbird-78 installed through apt package repository. I was able to run thunderbird in firejail mode using the command firejail --profile=/etc/firejail/thunderbird.profile ...
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Cannot generate an acceptable key for OpenDKIM

I use "opendkim-genkey -b 2048 -t -s default -d mydomain.com", resulting in files "default.private" and "default.txt". Yes, default.private begins (correctly, SFAIK) with ...
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Dovecot Fatal: master: service(imap): child 102561 killed with signal 6 (core dumped)

I have a postfix mail server that works perfectly, but when I try to connect it with Thunderbird it gives me this error Fatal: master: service(imap): child 102561 killed with signal 6 (core dumped) ...
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OpenDocument file giving text for Yahoo email

Suppose I've got an OpenDocument file giving text of a Yahoo email I want to send, italics, boldface and all. If I copy it and paste into Compose buffer, will it retain the italics and boldfacing? If ...
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managing email server with filter to folders

I'm looking for a solution for managing emails from my domain shared with other colleagues on the team. I would like to manage incoming emails by dividing them into folders in IMAP based on filters, ...
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Google drive option won't show up in my File Manager

I followed this Tutorial, so that i can use Google Drive directly from my File Manager (Nautilus) But As per the tutorial Step 3 Step 3: Mount Google Drive in Ubuntu File Manager Open your Ubuntu ...
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How to Use dig to Find DMARC Records for a Domain?

Given this query: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ dig TXT _dmarc.cisco.com ; <<>> DiG 9.16.8-Ubuntu <<>> TXT _dmarc.cisco.com ;; global options: +cmd ;; Got answer: ;;...
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How to determine whether a DMARC record exists, or not?

A quick search at mxtoolbox.com shows: Category Host Result dmarc example.com No DMARC Record found More Info spf example.com No SPF Record found More Info mx ...
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Rewrite / relay problem with postfix configuration and sender dependent relayhosts - ISP

I have "Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS" on a raspberry pi 4, and I'm trying to config postfix to use sender dependent relayhosts. Postfix is mail_version = 3.4.13 and i have a dynamic IP. The schema ...
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Including image files in signatures using thunderbird

How do I include the image with the html for a signature file with Thunderbird? Here, the html is in an external file. Following generic directions, I saved an e-mail to file for reference. After ...
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Cannot access 'home/username/Maildir':

I just started learning ubuntu 20.04 server and trying to set up mail system (To use Thunderbird) I am using online tutorial, to set up Postfix. Here is the link which I following tutorial enter link ...
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Firefox not offered as default mail application

I'm in the process of switching from Chrome to Firefox. When I go to Default Applications, both are listed under Web, but only Chrome is listed under Mail - no Firefox. So "mailto:" links ...
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how to configure digikam to send photo with thunderbird

I just installed digikam and sounds really good. When I want to send a photo by email, since it is the first time, digikam opens up a "Welcome to Email tool" window. Then I choose "...
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Is my postfix mail configuration correct? (Emails aren't being received) [closed]

I'm very much a linux noob and greatly appreciate any help and patience you can provide. I'm running Ubuntu 21.04 Email setup instructions from web host: I'm trying to setup mail to be sent via ...
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Unable to change TTL value on local DNS Ubuntu 18.04

I have configured local dns with mailserver, while checking the dns using dig default ttl is always 0. How can i set TTL 60 ? Can you please advise me ? root@mx:/etc/bind# uname -a Linux mx.mailserver....
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Incoming e-mails frames are blank

Incoming e-mails from Pegasus : frames are blank IMAP on Ubuntu The IMAP incoming e-mails show no content. Only a blank field. The headers (from, subject, etc) are shown. The email software + IMAP ...
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Evolution : How to exclude some folders ftom Sync

I use Evolution to access my Exchange mailbox through the EWS plugin. I have many folders that I have "Archived" under one folder. There are hundreds of subfolders under the "Archive&...
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How to config cron job to send email to outlook for error (include postfix configuration)?

I want to config cron job and postfix, to send email to outlook (need login) for wrong cron jobs. But there is an connection time out when connecting to outlook smtp. Please teach me.
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Evolution email client - Error " Folder structure for email account

Get this message "Error while Retrieving folder list for “Comcast” complete the Evolution Email Configuration Assistant entries. I assume an Inbox is a need and the other basic folders for any ...
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How do I configure a command line email client to send and receive email from the command line in Ubuntu?

I have been exploring command line email clients for a while now and it is not clear to me which would be the most standard tool and set-up. I want to send emails from the command line without opening ...
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Evolution New Mail Account "Error Retrieving File Structure" Message

Attempted to add new mail account in Evolution (version 3.40.2). Entered all set up info (Incoming, Outgoing, etc), pressed "Add". Noticed that new account name shows up in list with only ...
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Simple Mailx configuration

I find a lot of Unix mail programs' documentations unwieldy because they provide a lot of advanced commands but it is difficult to find basic set-up information. I would like to check and send email ...
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New mail server and empty mail content - winmail.dat [closed]

I have two IMAP accounts in Outlook 365. If I send an e-mail from my 1st account to 2nd account the e-mail is received I can see the subject but the message body is missing. Instead I can see that ...
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Testing unattended-upgrades with actual package updates

I've followed the tutorial from Debian (which is virtually identical to the one from Canonical) on how to set up unattended-upgrades, on an 18.04 server VM. I primarily want this for email update ...
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How to fetch email in the background?

I use GNOME Evolution as my email and calendar client. It only sends email notifications and event reminders while Evolution is running. Is there a way to make the notifications component run in the ...
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Ubuntu Server - Looking for software to take commands through email an execute them

I am looking for preferably Opensource software for Ubuntu Mail Server . Requirement from software would be: Listening for incoming emails on a certain@email.address . In case the incoming email ...
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How to explicitly specify the sender with the alpine e-mail client?

I seem to have run into a situation where configuring the alpine e-mail client (formerly just pine) for a specific user seems to override some configuration so that the username for the operating ...
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Rearranging Email Folders in Evolution

In the Evolution email client, all of my folders in my email account are organized alphabetically by default. The same goes for my search folders. Is there a way to rearrange the folders? There's a ...
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Decent CLI utility for managing filtering rules for iCloud Mail on Ubuntu Server 20.04

So I recently switched to iCloud from Gmail due to wanting to de-Googlefy myself for privacy reasons. There's been a few adjustments, but one I haven't been able to work around is how Rules for ...
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open link from mail in browser, without switching to the browser

In Thunderbird, I used to click on links, which resulted in an new tab, opened in the browser, without switching/activating the browser, so I could open 4, 5 mail notifications in a row, having 4, 5 ...
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Auto-split attachment from e-mail in e-mail client at download?

I've searched around on this for months every now and then, including here, to no avail. My issue seems so exotic I even seem unable to use the right set of keywords in forums and communities. That's ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 MSGViewer Error: Not Able to Open E-mail Attachments

I am able to open .msg files in MSGViewer. However, I am not able to open any attachment which are included in that .msg file. Attachments include .msg files(mails attached to main e-mail), image ...
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Crontab is not emailing me errors

I have a script called cron-test.sh with a line of code to trigger an error: #!/bin/bash echo "Cron Tab is Running" asdfadsf My "crontab -e" has this: * * * * * /home/user/cron-...
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Online accounts login prompt is distorted on website pop-ups

When trying to login to an online account through the settings which opens a website pop-up (ex. Google, Microsoft, Flickr, and Foursquare) the popup is distorted and I can't see anything (see the ...
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The mail command hangs on "Cc:" for mail

For some reason, when I send mail with mail -s 'test email' tomyrealemail@myrealwebsite.com It prints out Cc: after I press enter and I can't do anything. I tried pressing . and it still is stuck. I'm ...
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Postfix - SMTP Send Error

I get an error saying SMTP send: NOT OK(Authentication failure: Invalid response code received from server (Code: 454)) when trying to send SMTP from the "Roundcube Webmail Installer", I ...
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Sending Email from Comand Line in Ubuntu and specify Sender

Installed mailutils on my Ubuntu 20.x Server via sudo apt-get install mailutils. And did basic setup and can send mail from the comand line but run into a few issues. a) One i need to be able to set ...
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AWS SES send mail openssl authentication failure

I'm trying to send mail from an ubuntu client through the SES service from AWS. I'm following this tutorial. I've gotten all the way to the part where I actually send the mail. I have double and ...
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pywhatkit : KeyError: 'DISPLAY' from pywhatkit Library on Linux

I am able to run this code on the spyder (python 3.9), but when I run same code on the Linux. It is giving KeyError: 'DISPLAY' Python code import pywhatkit sender = "++++++@gmail.com" ...
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How to configure alpine for ionos mail using the .pinerc file?

In using alpine I'm composing messages and see: HOST: smtp.foo.bar ENTER LOGIN NAME [nicholas] : ^G Help ...
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Reliable cron errors notifications, how to?

Please note: I did my research and experimentation, and I cannot solve this problem; there are many partial solutions that don't address all my points. Don't dismiss this question quickly. Scenario: ...
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Webmail behind firewall

I hope someone can point me to a guide or help set up a mail server behind a pfSense firewall that would be separated from the web page. I am a relative newbie on Linux, so the more detailed, the ...
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Disappearing mailboxes

Ubuntu 20.04: Opened Evolution to find all mailboxes gone except my 2018 archive. Inbox, Sent, annual folders to 2008, all gone. Opened Evolution on my other laptop running Mint, and same thing, so it ...

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