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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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Set GMAIL as default email client Ubuntu 22 & 24

I see this flagged as DUPLICATE but can't read the reply anywhere. How do I set GMAIL as default email client? As recommended somewhere in this page, in SETTINGS,APPS,MAIL, the default THUNDERBIRD ...
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Folder named with my gmail account

I want to delete a folder named with my gmail account in Ubuntu dock
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How to send a test e-mail through postfix using a FQDN instead of localhost?

problematic line: MAIL FROM:<[email protected]> although that could be a side, or even non, issue. Sending success and failure: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ...
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How to store the sasl password for Gmail from postfix?

Postfix works for sending mail to the localhost or the local FQDN, which is the hostname. Looking to send through gmail: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ swaks --to [email protected] -...
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How to send to Gmail with Postfix?

How would postfix be configured so that a test e-mail as below would be sent through Gmail? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ swaks --to [email protected] --server mordor....
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How to specify a target mbox over IMAP with getmail?

Looking to use getmail6 with IMAP and mbox to archive gmail: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ getmail Configuration error: configuration file /home/nicholas/.config/getmail/getmail incorrect (...
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where does fetchmail store mail?

Trying to find where downloaded messages from Gmail are stored. No mail in: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ll /var/mail/nicholas -rw------- 1 nicholas mail 0 Nov 27 15:52 /var/mail/nicholas ...
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Evolution will not connect with gmail. Errors are "Failed to authenticate: timeout was reached" and "password not available"

I am trying to use the Evolution mail client and it is not connecting to Gmail. This used to work, I have thousands of messages in evolution. I am using the server imap.gmail.com, port 993. I have ...
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How to send functional email from Ubuntu using bash and mailutils?

I'm trying to set up my first mail server and am encountering issues verifying it is working correctly. I have 'mailutils' installed and send mail by using: mail [email protected] I then enter the ...
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Running my own email server?

I’ve seen this question asked in various forums but curious if things have changed over time. QUESTION: I’d like to run my own mail server to fully own all of my data but worried about two things. (1) ...
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Exclude inbox from IMAP syncing in thunderbird?

In mbsync you can exclude any folder from syncing (including Inbox with a pattern like !"INBOX"). Is there any way to exclude Inbox in thunderbird? It would be useful when using gmail, ...
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"Sending of the message failed" when trying to sign a message with a gpg key (Thunderbird 102.11.2) using a gmail account

I'm trying to troubleshoot why thunderbird may be refusing to send a message when adding a signature to it, but works fine otherwise? Is it possible that gmail is blocking/refusing to process gpg ...
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I have setup Postfix to send mail with SMTP.Gmail.com server, mail only gets send at server reboot?

I am a linux beginner so might be doing something stupid, My problem, I am setting up a Ubuntu server LTS 22.04.2, and to get emails when there are updates I am trying to get mail and postfix to work. ...
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Nullmailer with gmail saying user/pass not accepted but swaks can send test fine

So that's it in a nutshel. Ubuntu 22.04 LTC with nullmailer and mailutils installed. Tried a few different remotes configs but currently at: smtp.gmail.com smtp --port=465 --auth-login --user=...
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Unable to send emails from Postfix via Gmail (connect to smtp.google.com: Connection timed out)

I want to configure a Ubuntu Linode VPS to send log information from Fail2Ban, Apache ModSecurity and other monitoring tools to my email address. However, I don't want to configure a whole email sever:...
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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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Thunderbird stops authenticating via gmail SMTP until restarted

I have Mozilla Thuderbird 91.11.0 (64-bit) configured with a gmail account and a MS account via Owl. My problem is that after an hour or two, outgoing mail via gmail and SMTP fails to authenticate ...
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Postfix/Postscreen Rejecting e-mails from Gmail

I have a Postfix mail server installed on an Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS server running on an Antsle Nano device. Postfix was installed as a part of the iRedMail package, which preinstalls a host of additional ...
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Why Google app(Youtube, Gmail, Docs, Drive) icons are showing in "Show applications" menu?

When I click on the icons it redirects to the chrome website of the app. For example for gmail app it opens mail.google.com on chrome.I saw the URL had a parameter that said "web-application"...
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How to toggle calendar.google.enableEmailInvitations to true in Thunderbird?

Within the context of the Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation where an answer in part explains: Using the config editor, simply set calendar.google....
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Command line sendmail quit working after June 6

Since June 6 all scripts sending mail to my gmail account have stopped working and Thunderbird is asking repeatedly to enter my password, which has not changed in the last week. I am running Ubuntu 20....
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Postfix mail server - Gmail integration

I've setup a postfix mail server. I had an issue with some emails getting rejected but managed to fix it. I have been looking at solutions and had found one option to use Gmail as the SMTP relayhost. ...
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Postfix not receiving email from gmail but it does recieve from hotmail

I got Zentyal SOGo installed. I can send emails from SOGo and both the gmail and hotmail accounts receive the emails. I reply the email from hotmail and SOGo receives the email. I reply the email from ...
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Synchronization of Google and Microsoft calendars

I would like to synchronize Microsoft and Google calendars across multiple devices, particularly Ubuntu-based. I have managed to merge the two calendars from Microsoft Outlook and Gmail on an Android ...
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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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Send email via gmail, without other mail server, with postfix

I am inexperienced in configuring mail systems. I am using Ubuntu #54~20.04.1-Ubuntu. How can I configure my computer to send emails using a gmail account, with postfix? I mean not to have any other ...
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Gmail/Evolution "marked as deleted" go to archive folder (All mail)

When I click on the "mark the selected messages for deletion" icon, sometimes the email doesn't go to the trash. It goes to the "All Mails" folder in Gmail which is an archive ...
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How to unmount gmail account from "Places" in Ubuntu after adding via Thunderbird

When setting up Thunderbird on my Ubuntu 20.04 system, I added my gmail account to it. My Google Drive account also showed up. I decided against using Thunderbird and canceled my account on it. ...
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How to install gmail desktop app [closed]

How to install gmail desktop app in ubuntu 20.10.i recently changes from windows to ubutntu .I want download gmail desktop app
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Postfix can't send mails to gmail - sender non-delivery notification

Having some troubles sending mails to gmail with Postfix. Below is my log: Nov 24 15:07:02 ubuntu-4gb-fsn1-1 postfix/pickup[101539]: 4C99C4225A: uid=33 from=<www-data> Nov 24 15:07:02 ubuntu-4gb-...
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Unable to send mail with mailx

Could someone kindly assist with this error?: mailx -s "test message" [email protected] Cc: This is a test message cannot send message: Process exited with a non-zero status I'm getting ...
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Gmail on Firefox - slow?

Is it just me or has anyone else found Gmail getting really slow on Firefox? I've used Gmail for years and it's always been fast and responsive. I can now wait several seconds, hovering over an email, ...
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Mailspring scroll not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Vostro 15 - 3546. Recently I installed Mailspring through the snap store. The scrolling bar on the right doesn't work unless I use an external mouse and use the ...
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How to uninstall gmail-desktop [duplicate]

I installed gmail desktop app using following command, sudo snap install gmail-desktop But it was not letting me sign in, so I want to uninstall it. How to do so?
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Email client that supports Gmail in 20.04

I tried to use my Gmail account with Thunderbird and it does not work in 20.04. Can some help me find a trusted email client which allows the use of Gmail in 20.04 ? I am not sure about the tech ...
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Gmail in firefox showing time in UTC, but not in chromium

The time of emails in Gmail shows up in UTC in Firefox, but they are in Local time in Chromium. Calendar shows the local time. How to fix this?
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Custom domain email will only work with gmail

I've setup a mail server using this tutorial (it uses iRedMail). Everything seemed to work, since I am able to send emails to my regular gmail account (it does arrive in the spam folder). However, I ...
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Bad fonts in gmail

I'm trying ubuntu 20.04, everything is going well ... only in gmail I get bad fonts in Chrome and Chromium ... (It's ok in Firefox) can you please advise how to fix it? Everything is bold and some ...
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Can't receive my gmail emails through the command line

so I am a new Ubuntu user and I have been trying to configure my system to send/receive emails through the command line. I'm operating on Ubuntu 19.10 and I believe I am using heirloom mailx version ...
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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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Gmail 2FA Rejects Thunderbird 68.5.0 With Error "Google couldn't verify that this account belongs to you"

I am trying to use Thunderbird 68.5.0 to access Gmail, on which I have enabled two factor authentication. I am able to access my Gmail account in the browser. In Google accounts, I have generated an ...
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Ubuntu S-nail with Gmail- SMTP Unathorized SignIn

I am trying to use s-nail with gmail smtp server to send mail from my aws vps. With outgoing firewall being opened to 587, I believe the error I am getting is due to my gmail account not recognizing ...
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How to save multiple image attachments from Gmail using specific name

I have an email (Gmail) with multiple image attachments that I would like to save to one of my folders. I know you can do "Download all attachments" using Gmail, but I would like to give my images a ...
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Gmail login failure on Thunderbird

I am attempting to login to a gmail account on Thunderbird but I keep getting the following message: Authentication Failure while connection to server imap.gmail.com I have changed the related ...
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Using sendEmail with Gmail

I try to sending an E-Mail via Gmail and sendEmail. I have try some configurations but nothing works. sendEmail \ -o tls=yes \ -f [email protected] \ -t [email protected] \ -s smtp.gmail....
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When i'm sending the mail it's not delivering to the recipent here is the log ........can anyone help me what i need to configure?

mail -s "test mail" [email protected] < messagebody.txt Dec 16 06:45:23 Ambidextrous postfix/pickup[16021]: D493648123F: uid=1000 from=<praveen@Ambidextrous> Dec 16 06:45:23 Ambidextrous ...
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Using gmail with thunderbird to download heavy emails and clear space for gmail

I am using gmail on Thunderbird on Ubuntu 19.10. I configured the Thunderbird for IMAP access with gmail and emails were probably downloaded as at the time of taking screenshot download was happening. ...
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configuring thunderbird for imap access gmail ubuntu 19.10

I am doing all this on Ubuntu 19.10 in thunderbird default application which is installed with OS. I am having problem in configuring thunderbird in VMware environment. I am using VMware 15 ...
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Ubuntu 19.10, Thunderbird 68 can't login with IMAP but POP OK

I'm relatively new to Linux, but when I want to add my email account to Thunderbird with IMAP access, the Google Mail sign in popup window says "Unable to login at server. Probably wrong configuration,...
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Firefox gmail problem

I have been using Firefox for several years, partly because it has been the default browser for Ubuntu. Yesterday, for some reason, the Gmail page on my Firefox browser is completely blank -- no ...
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