Questions tagged [mail]

This tag is used when the question is about real mail. Such as asking how to get a copy of Ubuntu in the mail. If you have questions regarding email, please use the the email tag.

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rsync log file gets corrupted when using nano editor or mail ( postfix ) command

I have a strange situation where I am re-directing the whole output of an rsync command to a file and the file gets corrupted if I open it with nano editor or if I send the output to outlook mail. If ...
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Thunderbird no longer updates from dovecot IMAP on same machine, other clients do

I am little stunned and puzzled. Standard 20.10 setup but all of a sudden thunderbird is 'stale' and longer refreshing. I tried switching between SSL/TLS and STARTTLS setups to no avail. I does not ...
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Postfix Send-Only SMTP Server domain name configuration

I found 2 ways of sending mails from Linux/bash : through a service , like sSMTP, which implies using an external SMTP server, like gmail through Postfix server, which configures the Linux server to ...
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iRedMail + Apache + MySQL + Ubuntu 20

I have VSP with Ubuntu 20. There is already installed Apache and Mysql. Is it possible to install and run iRedMail server on this device? I started with Mail-in-a-box mail server but it requires fresh ...
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Opendkim Key Not Secure

Ubuntu 20, cannot get opendkim-testkey to pass for the life of me. Checked all dependencies, configs numerous times, any help appreciated. --------------------------------------------------------------...
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Cant install mailspring [duplicate]

Theres a dependency error when i try to install mailspring it was like this: usr@user-HP-EliteBook-8470p:~$ sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/mailspring-1.8.0-amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package ...
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Why `at` can't find `mail` even if it's in every path, including the systemd unit?

I'm trying to get the logs of at, which AFAIK are sent via local mail. The problem I'm having (on Ubuntu 20.04) is that I've configured the mail, and the PATH, but any time I execute at, the syslog ...
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Set-up imap server to collect mails from feemailers

I've want to set-up an mail (imap) server due to the following scenario. I have two free-mail addresses I can use with imap. And! I like to use and still want to use them in the future. Unfortunately,...
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Sending email with attachment

I am trying to use the mail command in a script to send emails with attachment. However, although the attachment is received, the body text is not. Here is the command I used: mail -A attachment.pdf -...
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postfix header_checks forged FROM

I want to block incoming FORGED mail with double e-mail address in FROM. It works OK, but it should be a little finetuned. I don't want to block mails where the Name field is equal to the emailaddress....
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Emails going straight to SPAM folder

So I've set up my own mail server with iRedMail on Ubuntu (20.4 I believe) to host my virtual boxes for my domain email accounts that are created as the admin, and Roundcube to send and receive the ...
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DNS Records Configuration - Going Straight to Spam Box?

I know that in order to hit the inbox, the main DNS records need to be properly set up. These are the main DNS records that every mail delivery system should have for their domain: TLS A MX DKIM SPF ...
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Postfix Mail sever : Unable to read banner ( Email sent failed, Gmail)

-1 I am new to Email adminitration. I used the instructions for a mail server from https://www.exratione.com/2019/02/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-18-04-postfix-dovecot-mysql/. The only changes I made was ...
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Postfix server: The recipient server did not accept our requests to connect. unable to read banner

I have used Postfix and Dovecot to make an email server on my Ubuntu 18.04 system using the tutorial (https://www.exratione.com/2019/02/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-18-04-postfix-dovecot-mysql/) Note:- I ...
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Individual attachments in mail merge from thunderbird

I am trying to send multiple emails with unique fields from thunderbird with mail merge addon in ubuntu. How to add individual attachments using this method? I have tried adding a separate field ...
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Undelivered Mail Returned using mail -s on bash

first off I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and the following script to test sending mail from the command terminal: #!/usr/bin/env bash for name in *.txt do find | grep *.txt >> namefile.log done for ...
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How to remove hyphens in signature in evolution mail [duplicate]

When we design our signature in evolution mail, 2 dashes are automatically added before the signature, like this: -- regards fram How can we remove those two hyphens?
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530,5.7.0SMTP server error: MAIL FROM command failed Detail: Authentication Required

PHP Mail error with the message: 530,5.7.0SMTP server error: MAIL FROM command failed Detail: Authentication Required Following are the key sections of my PHP Script. new PHPMailer(true) Host as '...
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Kmail not sending mail

I am asking this here because I could not find a solution anywhere on the web. KMail can currently receive my email but will not send any (either to mailing lists or to a regular address) The error it ...
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mail (gnu mailutils) 3.4 not able to send an attachment

We upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 and now we are not able to send emails with attachments. On Ubuntu 14.04, we have mailutils 2.2 and we used to use the following command mail -s "...
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Can someone build me a DEB package of Evolution Mail Client + EWS 3.36.3

I am running ubuntu 20.04 which natively supports Evolution 3.36.2, but in version 3.36.3 there is included a critical for me bugfix. However, I am running this version from Flatpak, but since it is ...
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Evolution mail displays sent mail in Inbox

For my gmail account Evolution shows sent mail also in my inbox folder (despite the fact that it is instructed to put that in sent mail in account editor > defaults). Another (non gmail) account ...
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Libreoffice dysfonctional mail merge

Ubuntu 19.10/LibreOffice 6.3.5.2 Mail merge (by email) does not work. I checked: the db calc document contains a column with valid emails the SMTP connection from libreoffice was tested In the ...
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sSMTP, mail, aliases

I setup ssmtp to send email messages from my Ubuntu server to an external email address. Using the mail command of the mailutils package, I am able to receive emails from my server sent via : $echo ...
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Local mail is (almost) never checked in gnome-terminal, how can I change that?

Context : I know a "console" login (with "Ctrl-Alt-Fx") provides a local mail check (of /var/mail/$USER), but a Ubuntu user is not expected to use this for daily use. Instead it is advised to use ...
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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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mail with body/message from remote file over ssh + attachment

With mail (from mailutils), the only way to send an email that has an html message and an attachment is to include the message from a file, like this: mail \ --content-type=text/csv --attach=/tmp/...
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Postfix wtih Amavis: “mail for localhost loops back to myself”

When I try to send mail from some host on the network to a mailserver (mail-test) using echo "hello!" | sendmail ethan@mail-test.[REDACTED DOMAIN] , I get this undelivered message as a result: <...
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Setting up Postfix to do SPF checks

I'm trying to get our incoming mail set up to do SPF checks in hopes of cutting down on spoofed addresses. We run Postfix from the good old mail-stack-delivery package on Ubuntu 18.04. I followed this ...
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fully track of a mail in evolution. Thread of a mail

How can I see the thread of in a evolution conversation so that it includes my answers to the conversation? Evolution's way of showing threads is only from incoming emails. That is, how can I fully ...
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How to add Tutanota Desktop Client as Default Mail App (Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS)

I'm setting up my computer and I have most everything I want set up, but the problem I'm running into is my email is handled by Tutanota, which is proprietary and cannot be added to generic email ...
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Movemail report error “cannot open: Invalid reply from the remote host”

I tried to employ movemail upon imap as movemail imap://abst.proc.do@imap.qq.com:993 nivfomuguessme ~/RMAIL and alternatively movemail imap://abst.proc.do:nivfoguessmeii@imap.qq.com:993 ~/RMAIL ...
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Must issue a STARTTLS command first when setting up mail server

I am trying to turn my personal pre-existing webserver into an email server so I can send and receive emails using myuser@mydomain.com. I am using Postfix and Dovecot to try and achieve this. I have ...
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Postfix Relay Access Denied But Spam Still Being Sent?

I am running a Postfix mailserver on Ubuntu 19.10 and have mynetworks set to localhost so any attempts to relay email are blocked - i.e.: telnet emailserver.com 25 helo testing.com mail from:<test@...
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Facebook Messenger app/notifications on Linux 2019?

Searching only brings up old results from around 2013 or 2014. How is the state of things for Facebook notifications on Linux? Is there an app that notifies me when new messages arrive? Any kind of ...
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Fail2ban not sending email

I set up Fail2ban as per this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fail2ban I tried looking in several pages among others: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25890510/fail2ban-not-sending-email-...
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Any alternative for dbmail for Ubuntu 18.04 Package

I tried to install dbmail package in my Ubuntu 18.04, But it looks like, the package was long ago removed from the repository. Is there any other alternative package for dbmail for Ubuntu 18.04? The ...
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Not receiving mail notification

I recently installed Nagios Core 4.4.3, after a while I wanted to set up mail notification, I installed Postfix (GMAIL SMTP Config) and the config seems to be fine as I tried to send some mails but ...
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Postfix | Because When I send a email to Gmail, this is received as spam?

I had installed Postfix with the configuration mode: Internet SIte My file /etc/postfix/main.cf have follow it: # See /usr/share/postfix/main.cf.dist for a commented, more complete version # Debian ...
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Setting up freshly installed Ubuntu 19.04 to send out mail with PHP application

I have a brand new ubuntu 19.04 install and I want to send emails from it via my PHP application. What software should I use if I want to send it from my server? And what software would I need if I ...
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How to configure nullmailer to work with mailchimp?

As my title said i have some problem with configuration of nullmailer. Basicaly I have been following this website. I have made an account on Mailchimp - where I have send succesfully the test mail. ...
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Neither mail, nor mutt sends emails with file attaches

My web provider recently changed from Ubuntu 14.04 to 18.04. This broke an automated script I use to send emails with no body, but with an attach. I shortened the code below to simplfy. This used to ...
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How to send mail from linux system with linux_username in 'from' field and account@gmail.com in 'to' field

I'm using mailutils and sendmail, I have installed it and configured using command 'sudo sendmailconfig'. When I use command echo "Message Body" | mail -s "Message Subject" receiver@gmail.com ...
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Installing Tar file [duplicate]

I have downloaded the iredmail tar file iRedMail-0.9.9.tar.bz2, and placed it ia a folder named iRedMail. Can some one give ma step-by-step instruction how I install it on Ubuntu 18.04? I will very ...
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Anacron wants to use sendmail. Why?

I am using Ubuntu 18.10 and have added a short script to anacrontab. Now I get this log warning from Anacron: Can't find sendmail at /usr/sbin/sendmail, not mailing output I use the default ...
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Postfix continue sending mails with the hostname instead of the domain

I'm trying to configure Postfix to only send (not receive) emails. I have followed this guide, but I didn't change my hostname to match my domain, because if I can avoid it, I would like to do it. So,...
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Emails that forward back to us from external SMTP server

I have a Mail server (FQDN: mail.ours.com) using Postfix and Dovecot, users having email address like user@ours.com. Like many others SMTP server, if user claim that they are from @ours.com, they need ...
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“For mail merge to work properly, LibreOffice must be restarted”

I have the LibreOffice that comes by default with Ubuntu 2018.04 LTS, all updated. In Writer's Tools menu I noticed this intriguing item called Mail Merge Wizard… so I clicked on it. The following ...
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Someone used my postfix to send mails

I just received mail from my server provider that my server is sending mails..i don't know about these mails and i never used smtp of that server before..can anyone guide me how this is possible?...
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Send system mail Ubuntu 18.04

Hello I have looked at many different guides on the web for how to send system mail to my gmail from ubuntu 18.04 in case of problems on the device / server - But can't find a simple guide that i ...

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