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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How do I completely purge ALL kontact and akonadi configuration?

I have a very specific problem with Kmail. I cannot login to one of my imap mail accounts. 3x other imap mail accounts are working perfectly but not that one. I first thought it might be the mail ...
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Thunderbird error: mail server xyz is not an IMAP4 Server

Rather silly question, but I'm getting: Mail server xyz is not an IMAP4 Server which is, indeed, correct. However, I can't see where to correct the mail server. I've looked in SMTP and of course ...
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Evolution calendar does not display outlook office 365 18.04

Any help on evolution calendar not displaying outlook office 365 18.04, EWS is not available as service type, only IMAP,
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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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How do i get my dovecot server running?

i have been trying forever to get a dovecot server running. it starts running, no issues, ports open, no firewall, but telnet wont connect. lsof returns dovecot on 143 and 993 but telnet returns ...
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OpenVPN server and Courier IMAP / exim4 on the same server?

I have a server running Courier IMAP and now also OpenVPN, so I can connect securely and reliably no matter network I am in. I configured OpenVPN so all client traffic is routed through it (excerpt ...
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Cannot find Sylpheed data storage location

Sylpheed stores its data by default under ~/Mail and indeed this folder exists and even contains empty subfolders such as inbox, sent, draft etc. However I cannot find any mail storage files even ...
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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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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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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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Connection dropped by IMAP server

I receive the following message when I try to login to squirrelmail on my ubuntu 16.04 server: Connection dropped by IMAP server
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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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Using 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?