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Is there a way to view the message-id (msgid) when receiving email using the Linux mail command?

0 I have a program that extracts email from the command line using the mail command as follows: The Message-ID/msgid is not part of the resulting email Is there a way to keep the message-id when ...
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How to install Thunderbird with Terminal

How to install Thunderbird using Terminal? I don't want to download from Ubuntu Software
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mailto links not opening after upgrade to Kubuntu 21.10

Ever since upgrading from Kubuntu 21.04 to 21.10, mailto links in both Firefox and Chromium don't work anymore. No error message when I click them, just nothing happens. Thunderbird is set as the ...
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Ubuntu 18 send email with crontab

SO: Ubuntu 18.04.6 Postfix: 3.3.0 GNUmailutils 3.4 I've a script that send email to office/outlook user. If I start script from terminal, email arrive correctly to user. If i set same script on ...
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mailutils in script versus command line

The following works fine as expected from command line: mail < /home/incoming/mailprocoutput.txt -s "Message Processing results..." -r from@somewhere.com someusername@gmail.com cat ...
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msmtp logging doesn't work in /var/log/mail/[logfile].log

Good day I'm using msmtp to send mails. I have different accounts that log to different logfiles. Unfortunately whenever it tries to log the following error appears: send-mail: cannot log to /var/log/...
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root mail - postfix, etc

for reasons that I cannot seem to divine, my postfix keeps trying to deliver messages to root to root@[MyISP].com, which of course is getting rejected as invalid username by the SMTP gateway at [MyISP]...
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Setting up Mail Server for multiple domains mapped to different ip addresses

We have taken dedicated hosting and using it for hosting multiple domains. The different domains are mapped to different ip addresses. for example example1.com mapped to 1.0.0.1 and example2.com ...
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What does "sSMTP[2916968]: 501 Mail from address must be same as authorization user" mean?

I tried many many times to send email from command line. But just failed a hundred of times. I installed mailutils, s-nail, and edit /etc/s-nail.rc as set from=xxx@qq.com set smtp=smtp.qq.com set smtp-...
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mail.google.com popup

I have Kubuntu 21.10 and recently reinstalled Plasma 5.22.5,and now receive an annoying popup Authentication Dialog "you need to supply a username and password to access this site mail.google.com&...
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Attachment with -A option in mailx not working in Ubuntu 20.04,

Attachment with -A option in mailx not working in Ubuntu 20.04 Body also coming as attachment when we use -A option 1)Example Code :- echo -e "Hi Team\n\nPlease find attached report.\n\nRegards\...
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Sending mail from multiple sites

I have an Ubuntu server with Apache and multiple Wordpress sites in it. I want to receive Wordpress emails, such as security alerts or password reset according to the domain: wordpress@example.com ...
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Using CLI "mail" command

I feel a little silly asking this question... as the answer may be quite simple... but searching here on AU, or on Google, or man mail, hasn't given me the answer. If I start mail, I see this: "/...
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Postfix + Dovecot Windows 10 mail problem

my problem is that when try to login to my POP3 Server from dovecot via Windows 10 Mail (the default, preinstalled program) and select the "ssl required for incoming" and "ssl required ...
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managing email server with filter to folders

I'm looking for a solution for managing emails from my domain shared with other colleagues on the team. I would like to manage incoming emails by dividing them into folders in IMAP based on filters, ...
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Evolution mail add past appointment?

How do i turn off the warning about appointment is in the past See attached example of what i want to do Time auto changes to now. Then if you correct start time says in the past. I know i dont care ...
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Is my postfix mail configuration correct? (Emails aren't being received) [closed]

I'm very much a linux noob and greatly appreciate any help and patience you can provide. I'm running Ubuntu 21.04 Email setup instructions from web host: I'm trying to setup mail to be sent via ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Port 465

I've tried running the following. However, port 465 is still closed when I used an online port checker to test. Is there another way on Ubuntu to open this SMTP port? sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --...
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On Ubuntu server, how can I receive "new mail" notifications on the terminal while logged in?

I connect to my Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS server via SSH, and the "You have new mail" notification works properly when logging in, however, if I receive mail while already logged in, I don't get ...
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Sending Email from Comand Line in Ubuntu and specify Sender

Installed mailutils on my Ubuntu 20.x Server via sudo apt-get install mailutils. And did basic setup and can send mail from the comand line but run into a few issues. a) One i need to be able to set ...
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Server won't receive emails from Instagram

I am having issues receiving emails from instagram to my server domain. The email works fine (to and from) everywhere else. Facebook also wouldn't send to a different email using the same domain. Any ...
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help configuring rspamd to be used from remote postfix

Good day! my postfix is in different host from my dovecot and rspamd, and everytime a mail comes the postfix will deliver it to my dovecot. Now I am having a hard time configuring my postfix to use ...
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mail MIME-Version and Content-Type not setting header - Mail Behavior Different from Ubuntu 14.04 vs Ubuntu 20.04

I recently copied over scripts from an Ubuntu 14.04 server to an Ubuntu 20.04 server. Some of my scripts do NOT appear to work as they did before on the older Ubuntu 14.04 server now that they're ...
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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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I created a mail server using postfix and dovecot on ubuntu 20.04 but my mail goes to spam

I created a mail server using postfix and dovecot on ubuntu 20.04. I'm using a valid trusted SSL certificate from let's encrypt, but my mail goes to spam on Gmail and other mail services. I'm sending ...
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Mail in Command Line Interface

How can I know if my mail is delivered when I used Command line to send it? I used the MailUtile package.
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Can't install mailutils Ubuntu 18.04

It seems like I can't install mailutils in Ubuntu 18.04. It's a dependency error and I can't find about this issue also somewhere else. Command: sudo apt install mailutils Output: The following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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