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What is the Best Practice to switch between Old and New Email Server to minimize outage?

I have been using self built email servers for years now on Ubuntu Server with Postfix + Dovecot. Once before, I have decided to build a newer email server, and I called it by a different Fully ...
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Install Shift Email

Link: https://tryshift.com/ Shift is the desktop app for streamlining your accounts, apps, and workflows. I would like to download it on Ubuntu, but I am not able to do it. It is supposed to be ...
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Looking for an email client for EWS

Can anyone recommend me a mail client solution for Ubuntu that works well with EWS? the best thing I tried was Evolution with Evolution-EWS, but still I can't do some stuff like see my groups and my ...
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email notification tool with office365 support and text based two factor authentication

I am using Kubuntu 18.04. I have to need notifications tool or client with notification support for exchange based office365. Our company forces two factor authentication with a sms text when logging ...
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Software recommendation: Thunderbird alternative, that can import TB's data

tl;dr Looking for a reliable alternative to Thunderbird that can import (or read) all emails from Thunderbird (only emails is fine) support local account (read localhost mail, from /var/mail/...) ...
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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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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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NetData not showing the correct version after upgrade

I installed netdata some time ago and according to official instructions if the .envoronment file is not available then you simply do a reinstall over the old one. After I did this I get the following ...
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How to reverse the display of the messages of a folder? (to force that the last messsages apppear at top instead of bottom)

I like Sylpheed email client because it is very light and fast. But I have a small problem with it: When I am viewing some folder (Inbox, Sent, or other folders) the last unseen messages or last ...
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wget issue to download all files from mailchimp

I just want to download all my files from Mailchimp but it did not work. error: $ sudo wget -r -P https://gallery.mailchimp.com/randomdetailsgeneratedbymailchimp/images/ . I tried this https://...
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how to remove the master password for the alpine pine e-mail client?

referencing: https://comp.mail.pine.narkive.com/UcMK4NZG/suppress-master-password-prompt how is the master password prompt suppressed? If memory serves this is indeed possible. As I recall, the file ...
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How do I setup Alpine email client to connect my Gmail account using IMAP? (pine e-mail client)

After configuring alpine email client for ionos thought I'd try gmail, but can't seem to login. I'm using MFA on my gmail account. It's simply a fact that alpine will no longer work with gmail?
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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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How to let crontab use s-nail to send emails?

I am setting up a new Linux computer. I installed s-nail (sudo apt install s-nail) to send emails from command line (and my scripts) to any email addresses over the Internet. After adding the ...
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mail client outlook focused inbox

I am looking for a mail client that allows me to only see the focused mails from Outlook. I have tested all different type of mail clients available in Ubuntu. But all of them don't give the options ...
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How to delete 1000s of emails before 2020-03-02?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and Alpine 2.21. I opened a terminal to Ubuntu shell via Putty. I have root access via sudo. I tried a perl script called mbox-purge.pl from 2017 (which worked then) to purge ...
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change default email client for xubuntu 18.04

My "Settings/Preferred Application" is set to Evolution, yet when there is an email link in a web page Thunderbird is activated. I did some Internet research but could not find solution. I do not have ...
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Authentication failure while connecting to server imap.gmail.com

Is there some persistent problem with how Thunderbird interacts with Gmail? I've authorized Thunderbird numerous times but am caught in a loop. I've logged into the browser numerous times, check and ...
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How to integrate email notifications with a desktop?

I've seen people talking about some add-ons and apps from not official repository (don't need such). Thunderbird alone didn't gave me desktop notifications, we have to open Thunderbird's window. I use ...
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Is there any free email client that supports composing right-to-left emails?

I have been using Evolution. But it does not support right-to-left. The best one can do is to try "right alignment", but that does not type punctuation like dot and comma at the right place.
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Thunderbird cannot send emails

I started using Ubuntu 16.04 for my internship and I have no idea what I’m doing. So total noob here. Basically, Thunderbird won't work. It won't send or receive messages. When I try to send a ...
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How to set Thunderbird leave messages on server in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm trying to set up Thunderbird with secondary mail account and want it to leave messages on server. There was such a feature, at least in Windows earlier, like this: But I can't see those tick box ...
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mailspring snap not launching

I tried to install mailspring, because thunderbird icons don't work with my pc (the icons and text size isn't taken from system preferences) But when when launching the snap, I get the error: /snap/...
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Thunderbird 52.9.1 (64-bit) fails to connect to server on Ubuntu 18.04

Since yesterday, I have got a problem on Thunderbird that fails to connect to servers (imap servers) (both gmail and not-gmail types). I have tried to uninstall thunderbird via Ubuntu Software and ...
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Easiest way to view Lotus Notes databases in Ubuntu Studio 17.10?

What is the easiest way to view my Lotus Notes databases in Ubuntu - is it to install Lotus Notes (and if so how would I do that - I'm running 32 bit Ubuntu Studio 17.10), or is there any tool that ...
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how to get squirrelmail, Apache2 and citadel working together?

I need to know how to get Apache2, citadel and squirrelmail to work together as citadel is a powerful and useful mail software. The problem is that it can only receive mails from inside it's own ...
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Geary email client how can I make it a dark theme

As the title suggest I really like the looks of geary and the smaller memory footprint vs thunderbird but where is the dark theme?
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How can I configure email accounts in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

How can I configure email accounts such as Gmail, yahoo etc in Ubuntu 16.04?
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unable to install mailspring on ubuntu 16.04

Total newbie to Linux here, So i just downloaded mailspring-1.0.7-amd64.deb and i tried to install via Software install but nothing happens, So i tried to install via terminal sudo dpkg -i ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Ubuntu similar app

Please recommend me a similar app. Thunderbird is almoust ok but it cannot search within attachments. Search on Thunderbird doesn't work within attachments: doc, pdf, etc.
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Thunderbird :: Stuck at Google sign-in (xenial)

Can't get past this thunderbird dialog: even though less secure apps are enabled: Thunderbird is explicitly allowed: Mozilla Thunderbird Email Has access to Gmail Homepage: https://www.mozilla.org/...
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Thunderbird moves email marked as "not junk" back into junk folder

I am using various versions of Thunderbird on systems running 16.04.02 and 17.04MATE. Each of these systems has a quirk that I cannot figure out. When an email which has been identified as junk is ...
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how to configure alpine (pine) to open URL links with firefox?

In response to comments on running alpine, how do I "click" this link from the alpine MUA (Mail User Agent) running in gnome-terminal?
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how to read root e-mails with alpine?

While I can send and receive e-mails with Amazon as root, I can't seem to do the same on my local system. Both are xenial 16.04, so shouldn't be that different. On Amazon, as root, I can launch ...
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POSTFIX: Can Not Send Mail To Other Domains Using Mail Client

I've configured POSTFIX using Ubuntu Help's Guide. I can send and receive mails to any domain while I am using ssh, but when I use mail clients (like Thunderbird or iPhone Mail) I can just send mails ...
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cannot login to gmail with pine (on Amazon) [closed]

kinda silly, but since Amazon has a faster connection than I have at home, thought I'd try alpine to see the IMAP performance with Gmail. This is on Ubuntu 16.04 server running on EC2. I know that ...
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How do I configure the news server which trn4 uses?

How do I configure the FQDN from news.foo.bar to the actual hostname? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ trn4 *** NEWS NEWS *** Welcome to trn 4.0-test77 (Sep 1, 2010). Type 'h' at any ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Dekko email not opening browser link

When I receive an email with a browser hyper-link in it (such as a Facebook notification email), when I click on the link, the browser is not opening up. I click on the link and the "Open browser" ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Dekko email auto select after deleting [closed]

I use Dekko email client and when I read and then delete an email, the next email is not automatically displayed. Only a blank screen is displayed and I have to physically select the next email in the ...
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Dekko sends no e-mail

Dekko alwalys shows "nan%", when I try to send an e-mail. I deleted and installed the Scope again, the problem is still the same.
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Mutt e-mail client get stuck

I am experimenting with Mutt under Ubuntu 16.04. It almost always feezes after a few minutes on the index page. What is the cause for this? I didn't use extensive setup, I just added three standard ...
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Why is ThunderBird downloading older messages even when only last 6 months are set for synchronization?

I have just created a new email account in Thuderbird for my msn email account. And set ThunderBird to only synchronize last 6 months emails for this account yet its downloading emails as far back as ...
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GnomeGmail for Google Inbox (attachments)?

GnomeGmail did a nice job as default mail client sending attachments, e.g. from LibreWriter, but since I moved to Google Inbox, the Gnome Gmail only opens it, without attaching anything or opening the ...
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Push e-mail for mail clients instead of timed polling?

I've installed Ubuntu onto my on-the-go laptop. I end up sending and receiving mail often, and sometimes quite quickly with people replying immediately. I have two accounts, one of which is my ...
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Is there any email client that would allow different sender address for each email?

I would like to have an email client that would allow me to type a different sender address for each email. The reason is that I have a spam filtering system in which I give a different email address ...
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How to avoid my filters to cause "another operation in progress" error in Thunderbird?

I have two incoming mail boxes that I read with thunderbird. On both I have filters. Now it happens very often that when I've got mails in both mail boxes, I get the below error message: The ...
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a package wants me to use a system mail name

the full question is: The 'mail name' is the domain name used to 'qualify' mail addresses without a domain name. This name will also be used by other programs. It should be the single, ...
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Oauth 2 in kmail in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect gmail using kmail from Ubuntu 16.04, but it is not connecting. After doing google search I came to know that, gmail using oauth 2 for authentication of desktop app. Is there a ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Dekko Email Menu Viability

Is there a setting that I can change to select which headings I wish to see when my Dekko email is running? Currently when I have any inbox open I can see "All - Unread - Starred - Tagged - Deleted". ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Dekko crashes when I try to open it

Over the last few days, I have added two more gmail email accounts to my Dekko client. It already had one, so in total, now three. Last night on adding the third account. The details were all taken OK ...
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