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Questions tagged [gmail]

A web-based email solution provided by Google. Preferably, this tag should be used for questions about using Gmail with Ubuntu desktop applications, especially desktop email clients.

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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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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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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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How do I archive mail in Sylpheed 3.5.1?

I see how to put gmail messages in IMAP/Trash, but how do I archive it as if I were checking in the gmail website? I would rather keep mail in case it becomes needed in the future, whereas I ...
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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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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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Error message from GMail concerning inactive antivirus scanners

I just received an error message from gmail informing me that their antivirus scanners are inactive. Hence an email attachment that I just received had not been scanned. What to do? Is it safe for me ...
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Postfix to send email using gmail address

I'm using postfix and mail from mailutils to send email using my gmail address through command line in Ubuntu. It works fine when I provide both from and to address like below: mail -s "Some random ...
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How to configure sSMTP to send emails to more than one email address?

I use Ubuntu 16.04 with Bash, Nginx, and sSMTP. On this environment I have 2 or more WordPress apps. The basic configuration of sSMTP allows it to route WordPress contact form emails from one app, ...
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Firefox 57 error on Gmail refresh: Oops… the system encountered a problem (#007)

Since the update to Mozilla Firefox 57, my (always open) Gmail tab continually hangs. the error I get is: Oops… the system encountered a problem (#007) - Retrying in xx:xx If I reload the page, it ...
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virtual_alias_maps map lookup problem while sending email using postfix

I have installed and configured Postfix Mail Server but while trying to send emails, I get the following error. I am using the following command: echo "Test mail from postfix" | mail -s "Test ...
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Can't remove Gmail calendar from previous Evolution installation

Since upgrading to 17.10 I keep getting prompted for a calendar from an old gmail account that I used to use in evolution. I no longer use evolution or that account on this machine. Ever since I ...
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Bypass Thunderbird to open Gmail directly

On Ubuntu 16.04, how can I bypass Thunderbird to open Gmail directly? I don't know how to place Gmail icon on my Launcher or Panel. When reading a Gmail message in Thunderbird, I can't see the "Add to ...
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Geary Mail is failing to send mail from gmail

I have been having this problem a lot lately and it really is getting my nerve. I even went as far as deleting all the files including hidden config files yet nothing has been able to alter this so ...
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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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Using Ubuntu as an SMTP server for Gmail

Can anyone point me to a guide for using Postfix (or similar) to send email as an SMTP server for Gmail. I've had a solid search and come up empty handed. I have multiple domains and all the email ...
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Setting gmail as default for sending files via email

Setting gmail as default for sending files via email When I select File, Send and Email Document in LibreOffice it keeps coming up with this screen: After which it tries to configure one of these ...
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Does Ubuntu really not support Google 2-factor authentication?

I have spent the best part of a day trying to get Ubuntu 17.04 to work happily with Google 2-factor authentication. I found that with 2FA turned on in my Google account settings I could add the ...
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Empathy is not connecting to gmail account on ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded from 15.04 to 16.04 and Empathy communicator is not connecting to my gmail account. I have it set up correctly in my Network Accounts but the spinning weel keeps spinning and spinning ...
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Gmail doesn't display properly

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04LTS, and so far I've been using the Firefox browser. I wanted to switch to Google Chrome, but it doesn't display Gmail properly. I tried Chromium, and it has the same ...
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Backup Linux configuration, scripts and documents to Gmail

On gmail.com, I see this: 0.38 GB (2%) of 15 GB used I have 20 GB of my 30 GB partition filled with Ubuntu stuff, but probably only 1 GB of important documents, so why not use this free cloud ...
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Thunderbird login screen cannot select next or more options

I am setting up Thunderbird on Ubuntu 16.04.2, when trying to log in with any gmail based account. When logging in a browser windows opens with a field for "email or phone" as well as two buttons "...
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Why can't I progress beyond entering my username when configuring Thunderbird to use Gmail?

I've always used my Gmail accounts with Thunderbird. Until two days ago I was using them and then I decided to install Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 - which I had previously used and worked fine with Gmail+...
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Thunderbird :: Stuck at Google sign-in

After updating my personal Gmail account password, I am unable to reconnect my Thunderbird to my Gmail account. I get to the Google login page, but when I click 'Next' nothing happens. I have ...
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How can I receive email from gmail in the terminal?

I followed this guide to install postfix and set it up to send mail through Gmail, and everything works great. But it would be really nice to also receive mail automatically and be able to read it ...
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How to configure mail /etc file?

I have a Ubuntu 16.10 VM that I'm trying to configure to send mail from the shell with my gmail address via crontab. Which /etc file do I need to amend and what options do I need to set?
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Unable to use Evolution for GMail, Hotmail, Zimbra on Ubuntu

I have correctly configured all the email accounts with IMAP settings. I believe it is due to the network proxy of my institute that is causing the hindrance. I have put proxy settings in the network ...
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How do I import my gmail email to outlook email in Ubuntu?

I want to import my gmail emails to outlook email in Ubuntu. I do not have windows machine so I cannot follow the official document for importing emails into outlook. Is there a way I can import all ...
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Evolution 3.18.5.2 cannot access Gmail on Ubuntu 16.04

I have trying to get Evolution 3.18.5.2 setup on Ubuntu 16.04. I have granted gnome online account access to google services. However, Evolution is still unable to access google services. ...
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Gmail is showing “This version of Chrome is no longer supported”

Recently I received this message when I opened Gmail in the Chromium Browser on Ubuntu 14.04 -> I searched the web and found this article (and many other more) which informed me about the recent ...
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Does Ubuntu have a Large File 3G+ '.mbox' email reader

I recently archived my Gmail that consisted of 46K emails. I downloaded a 3G '.mbox' file from Gmail. I need an '.mbox' reader so I can search and read these emails. I recently learned the US Gov ...
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Gmail/google notification security level low security apps like emphaty/evolution?

Very often I receive notifications for Google to access non-secure applications with lower standards to the levels specified google when maybe emphaty or evolution access to accounts / mail gmail, as ...
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How can I keep recent messages in Thunderbird without deleting them from the server?

I've just started using Thunderbird instead of web mail because I'd like the ability to view and send emails offline. I currently have it connected to Gmail using IMAP, but in order to sync I have to ...
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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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Postfix is unable to send email to gmail

I've installed Postfix on my local server (Ubuntu 16.04 ran through Virtualbox) and it seems impossible to send an email to gmail. It works with other mailboxes but not gmail. Here's my simple PHP ...
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Gmail Notifier for Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu Xenial and I would like to install a lightweight email notifier. I thought it would be easy to find a notifier with the following features: Lightweight, use very little memory and ...
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How can I make Nagios sends its Notifications and alerts to Known emails like gmail, hotmail etc

I started recently learning about Nagios Server version 4.2.3, i installed it on a VMware and configured it to monitor a host and ssh service on that host, the host also on a VMware. The question is, ...
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setup sendmail smtp to add use it as gmail alias

I installed sendmail and dovecot and I am able to send and receive emails from mutt as mail@myowndomain.com. I want to be able to add this account to gmail as alias, to send and receive mails via ...
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MSMTP Gmail, username and password incorrect

I am trying to send emails using the php mail(); function. I have installed msmtp to allow me to use a gmail account. However whenever I try to send test email using msmtp then a destination email, ...
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Sign in to gmail and yahoo mail by emacs-w3m

I use Ubuntu 14.04. When I tried to sign in to gmail I get This message in w3m: The number of redirections has exceeded a limit. This may have happened due to the server side miss-configuration. ...
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Gmail desktop notifications: no sound

I started using desktop notifications from Gmail and although they work generally ok, I get no sound. I tried this on Franz 4.0.4, on Wmail 1.3.1, on Firefox 49 and on Chrome 53, using Ubuntu 16.04....
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How to setup Postfix using ubuntu server to work with “ Google Apps for Work” - email

I am trying to get my email to relay through gmail as admin@"mydomain.com". I need this cause my emails do not even make it through to spam.I am using postFix. Google would like me to delete my MX ...
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I can't open my mailbox in Gmail through my Mozilla Firefox browser

For the past few years my desktop has been running on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have been using the Mozilla Firefox browser without any problem. Suddenly, however, I find myself unable to open my mailbox in ...
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How can a GMail file attachment of “unknown” file type be downloaded in Ubuntu Touch?

How can an e-mail attachment of arbitrary file type be downloaded in Ubuntu Touch? I have a file (say .dat, or something the system doesn't recognise) that is an attachment to an e-mail opened in the ...
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HiDPI screen. Changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in Firefox does not work for gmail

I'm experiencing a lot of problem with my new laptop with HiDPI screen and Ubuntu 16.04. Maybe the most annoying is related to Mozilla Firefox. I partially solved it by using the hint described here ...
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ssmtp: Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587

I try to send a email using ssmtp but it not working My ssmtp config file root=test@gmail.com mailhub=smtp.gmail.com:587 AuthUser=test@gmail.com AuthPass=***** UseTLS=YES UseSTARTCTLS=YES ...
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Postfix and relay with Gmail: i can't send emails

I'm trying to send emails from my machine using gmail as sender. I've followed this tutorial: https://easyengine.io/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/ and when I try to send an email from ...
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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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I am not allowed to log into my gmail account. Why not? is this a ubuntu thing, and how do I resolve it since there is no one to help [closed]

I am trying to log into my gmail account but am not being allowed to, says my pass word is incorrect (it is not ) and I'm told that I must have cookies enabled but Firefox (in Ubuntu) won't let me Why ...
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What happened to evolution-mapi in 16.04?

What happened to the evolution-mapi package in Ubuntu 16.04? I've searched for the package but I can't find anything. Will the mapi package be available again in the foreseeable future?