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Questions tagged [imap]

Questions about imap (Internet Message Access Protocol) and programs such as email clients that can use the imap protocol for receiving email from mail servers.

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Can I have a mail server and use gmail at the same time?

I am configuring a mail server (vps) I installed Postfix and Roundcube, after some hours of configuration I got the connection with MySql and gmail working, the problem is I don't have a user yet so ...
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How to use local dovecot (imap) with Alpine (18.10+ changes)

I have been using Alpine mail client with a local dovecot imap server (fed by offlineimap) for many years. Here are my compete 2011 instructions for how to set this up (https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2011/...
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Can't resolve a domain in Ubuntu, but can in Windows?

A couple of days ago, I stopped being able to download my email from comcast via pop3. Every time I ask Thunderbird to get my mail, it says "Failed to connect to mail.comcast.net". Thing is, I can ...
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change kmail account from pop3 to imap

Because of changes at Comcast, I need to change my kmail accounts from pop3 to imap. How can I do this while preserving all my local folders? I an create a new imap account easily enough, but I don'...
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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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14.04 disable a users mail

Everything I can find with "google" says delete account, I need the account, but I need to prevent it being able to send mail. The account is public and doesn't need mail at all. Ideally I need it ...
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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 ...
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Activating php7.1 imap on ubuntu 16.04 (apache2)

I've run sudo apt install php7.1-imap and am now trying to activate the package. I've tried: a2enmod imap a2enmod imap 7.1 php7.1enmod imap All of these commands gave me command not found Would ...
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problem in installing imap for php7.0

I am trying to install the imap but it is giving me this error for no reason . i have tried every solution on the forums questions but did not succeeded. This is the error i am getting Reading ...
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Evolution keeps asking for password

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Evolution 3.10.04 to access my compuserve email. For the past couple of weeks Evolution keeps asking for password authentication at every send/receive which I have set for ...
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Connection dropped by IMAP server

I receive the following message when I try to login to squirrelmail on my buntu 16.04 server: Connection dropped by IMAP server Please kindly let me know how I can get around this error. Thank you.
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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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Connection Errors After Upgrade to Artful Aardvark

**Greetings, Immediately upon upgrading my Ubuntu box from Zesty to Artful Aardvark, I have discovered two connection issues that I have been unable to correct: All three of my previously accessible ...
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Evolution repeatedly reports “Unable to move deleted messages”

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 17.10 and set up evolution to synchronize with a mail account (IMAP) via outlook web access (OWA). Now, the following message pops up on every start (and also ...
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Dovecot IMAP works only in localhost

I can connect to imap and to pop3 in local but remotly it's impossible. I've open ports in ufw but still not working. If I make an nmap remotly ports are closed: Host is up (0.040s latency). Not ...
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Where is source of Kmail problem - imap “Server is not available”?

Normally, on my laptop, Kmail can access my email from the 1and1 IMAP server (imap.1and1.com) easily. Today, Kmail 5.4.3 (Kubuntu 17.04) shows "server is not available" The gmail imap server is ...
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Remove duplicate mails from mailing list (IMAP) [closed]

If I write to a mailing list, some people reply to the list and additional put me into CC. This way I receive the reply twice: once via mailing list once via CC In thunderbird (Ubuntu) and K9 (...
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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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IMAP: Error: Permission deny missing +w perm?

I'm trying to create a local mail server with postfix, apache2, dovecot and squirrelmail. but i'm got this error when I login squirrelmail in browser. Please help me.
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On Ubuntu 16.04 I'd like to set up a LAN mail server to exchange emails with Android phones

Technically it should be possible. Note to start I'm not after an Internet interface just a pure local system. I'm under the impression that Postfix / Dovecot will do it but I'd like to be able to ...
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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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Thunderbird 45.5.1 - not pulling specific inbox's new messages

By parsing through miles of pages on AskUbuntu I see that many have been dealing with similar issue, maybe even same, over the years. Most of similar issues have been resolved, but my is still present ...
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Read / Edit iPhone (iOS) using IMAP notes on Linux

I am looking for a way to read / edit iOS Notes on Linux. Technically, iOS devices can be configured to store the notes on a IMAP account. That will create a "Notes" directory on the IMAP account ...
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Installed Cyrus / tls_sessions.db not created / process not running

I installed cyrus-imapd and cyrus-admin via apt-get install. When I try to start the service with /etc/init.d/cyrus-imapd start, I got [ ok ] Starting cyrus-imapd (via systemctl): cyrus-imapd.service. ...
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Can't install php7.0-imap

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.1, have installed php7 back in August, but today I tried to install the IMAP extension and it is not letting me. root@ip-XXX-XXX-X-XXX:/etc# apt-get install php7.0-imap Reading ...
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postfix , dovecot imap/pop3

I have a mail server, postfix and dovecot. I started both as a service: : ~ # /etc/init.d/postfix Start [Ok] Starting postfix (via systemctl): postfix.service. : ~ # /etc/init.d/dovecot Start [Ok] ...
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Install php imap on ubuntu 16.04 with php5.6

I installed php5.6 from the repository ppa:ondrej/php but I need to send emails using smtp or imap... I know that if you are doing to install that in the default version of php that comes with ...
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Note application that uses IMAP protocol

I'm looking for an note app that uses IMAP protocol so I can sync the notes that I have created on my Google account using Apple Devices. I'm using Ubuntu Mate and Linux Mint. Thanks.
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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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E: Unable to locate package php5-imap

I am trying to install PHP imap on Ubuntu Server 16. Following the steps on: php5-imap on Ubuntu 14.04 is not enabled $ sudo apt-get install php5-imap E: Unable to locate package php5-imap
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Dekko legitimation error using IMAP

I installed Dekko on my brandnew Ubuntu Aquaris tablet and configured an IMAP account for my mailbox on Kabel Deutschland. Fortunately, the assistant stored the right settings but the connection fails ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 email notification does not work

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Gmail account and I would like get notifications about incoming emails. I have installed Unity Mail. Unity Mail opens a Chrome tab when I click to its icon. -> that ...
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Setup Kmail with Gmail

I want to use IMAP to connect Kmail to Gmail. After setting up the account via wizard in kmail, I get this error (I replaced my email address with abc) : The server for account "Google Mail (abc)" ...
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Whats the best solution for mail, contact, calendar and task syncing? [closed]

Im hoping someone can help. Im looking for a complete solution that would allow me to sync Outlook's Calendar, Contacts and Task manager with Ubuntu. Im running Ubuntu 14.04lts with Sendmail and ...
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Cannot retrieve Outlook.com mail on Client app. ( No matter which) on 14.04

I'm experiencing a really strange behaviour of my 14.04 trusty tahr. I have several email accounts ( personal, work, university etc) and so i prefer to manage them all together with a desktop app. I ...
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for IMAP php5-imap or dovecot?

I'm confused here while trying to get IMAP going on ubuntu 14.04, nginx, php-5 There is a package installed called php5-imap, is that all i need or do i need to install dovecot still? I'm not ...
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If I send an email to my own server, does it pass through ISP?

This may be a super newbie question, I have an email server running Postfix/Dovecat with SMTP for send and IMAP for receiving. I have two accounts--a@myserver.com and b@myserver.com. I want to send ...
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IMAP email/contacts/calendar

I am looking for a program that will handle to the sync of my IMAP @hotmail.com account. Had a look at Thunderbird and Evolution and I can't seem to see how the sync a the calendar or contacts that I ...
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IMAP Server does not show received mail

I have recently set up a brand new mail server using Dovecot and Postfix, which is correctly sending and receiving mail, with the /var/mail/ directory mailbox. Here's the problem: mail cannot be seen ...
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Akonadi: How to deactivate push-IMAP (IMAP IDLE connections)

I have an IMAP email account (the provider doesn't offer POP3 anymore). In Kmail, new mails now appear instantly. But I prefer to retrieve mails from the provider in manual mail checks only. This way, ...
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aptitude install imapsync does not work anymore

There is a tutorial I used to install imapsync, but now when I run this command: aptitude install imapsync I get this error message: Couldn't find any package matching "imapsync". However, the ...
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Problem setting up Thunderbird on 14.04.1 install

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and am trying to set up Thunderbird (31.0). I follow the usual setup (I have done this many times in the last few months on 12.04 and on another machine with 14.04) ...
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Dovecot crashing Android Mail?

I'm trying to configure Dovecot, it seems to be used a lot and has server side mail filtering which I like. However, all my folders are subfolders of the Inbox which seems to confuse the Android Mail ...
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Usinig Maildrop with Ubuntu

Due to a total burn up, literally, of my Mandriva machine yesterday I've decided to upgrade to a newer and better distro. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am slowly getting things back in shape ...
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php5-imap on Ubuntu 14.04 is not enabled

After apt-get install php5-imap I still have to manually do php5enmod imap which seems odd and inconsistent. Is there any particular reason for this?
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Unable to connect to mail server via IMAP and roundcube

I am having trouble getting the final parts of my mail server up and working. I followed this tutorial to get everything set up on the mail server side. I have installed roundcube for webmail and ...
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telnet to godaddy email server on ubuntu desktop [closed]

I'm on my home computer (ubuntu desktop). I am reading the documentations for the IMAP protocol. And I want to connect to my email host at imap.secureserver.net on port 993. Then I want to issue a few ...
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How to install php IMAP for php5-fpm?

I'm trying to install Vtiger CRM on ubuntu. This require IMAP. How to install PHP IMAP for php5-fpm?
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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Can't set up IMAP on a working email server

I've been trying to set up my local mail server using this tutorial on my domain Mydomain.me. I got to the point where I can successfully receive mail send to my address but I can't set up an IMAP ...