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Is UBUNTU able to use Proton Mail? And what about having Tahoma as a font?

Is UBUNTU able to use Proton Mail? And what about having Tahoma as a font?
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Postfix smtp problem

I have a postfix mail server with dovecot. If I send a mail through Gmail smtp (relayhost) the mail is successfully received by the gmail.com server, but if I send mail form Gmail address to my ...
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Mail command line

I am using a application called Mail but i can't send to my own email-adresses? But i can't send any emails what is wrong? mail -s "Test Email" [email protected] Cc: Testing jonathan@jonathan-...
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What is `postfix/smtps/smtpd` in my log file?

I know that postfix/smtpd is for incoming mails, smtp for outgoing mails. But I do see in my logfile several entries with postfix/smtps/smtpd. What is this for? Feb 22 10:57:55 mx postfix/smtps/smtpd[...
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/usr/sbin/anacron kills dovecot and postfix

I am running dovecot and postfix on a 22.04.3 LTS Ubuntu server. Every day at 6:25 first the dovecot server and then the Postfix server gets stopped (it started about a month ago). It starts again ...
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Dovecot - imap-login SSL_accept() failed

today i configured Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL from tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin Actual dovecot ...
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Why do I have TLS verification failure when trying to send mail via msmtp?

I am trying to send mail via smtp (using msmtp). The aim is to simply send via a yahoo mail account. I have configured it correctly (see bottom) so that if I run with the option --tls-certcheck=off, ...
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How to solve Relay access denied error in Postfix

By seeing the mail.log, I see errors like this constantly: Dec 15 22:11:49 zeus postfix/smtpd[17078]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[163.247.55.22]: 454 4.7.1 <[email protected]>: ...
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IMAP mail gatherer with correct behavior of setting mail as read

At first I tried fetchmail with the given config. The problem was that all mails in the inbox would be marked as read in IMAP server upon running fetchmail: set postmaster danial set no bouncemail ...
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Bounce settings not connecting to iredmail server with correct authentication details

I am using a VPS Server, Abuntu 22.04, PHP 7.3 and Interspire Email Marketer (IEM). The errors below occurs when I set the bounce email (in IEM) the same as it was previously on another VPS server. ...
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Postfix unable to send and receive emails

I have a new ubuntu server, version 23.04, where I have Webmin installed and through which I installed Postfix and Dovecot. I have a local user (eml_user1) that I want to have the email address ...
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Fail2Ban bans, iptables lists the block but connection is still not blocked

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and I am trying to prevent repeated connection attempts to our mail server using fail2ban. Fail2ban creates a proper entry in the iptables configuration, but the related IP ...
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Thunderbird doesn't recognize email file format - attaches instead of opening a file

Is there a way to force thunderbird to open a file as an email instead of attaching it in a new email form? mbsync by default downloads files without extension, which confuses thunderbird (and some ...
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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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How does postfix intercept root's mail?

Quite a number of apps e.g. cron etc will send mail to root if there are errors. I saw some tutorials which involve installing postfix + quite a bit of configuration to have them forwarded to gmail or ...
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Send email from command line with an image in the body (not as attachment)

I have a setup where I am sending an email using mailx with an attachment and that works OK. I am trying to send an email with the image in the body. Is there a way to do this - I tried several ...
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How do you output the contents of an .eml file [ Not including all of its metadata ] to the commandline in plaintext? [duplicate]

I can do this: cat foobar.eml Delivered-To: [email protected] Received: by 2002:a4a:6c09:0:0:0:0:0 with SMTP id q9-v6csp1498994ooc; Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:00:37 -0700 (PDT) X-Google-Smtp-...
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How to change FROM name with mailutils?

I have a script that sends email with some server info regularly. I use following command within a script cat $msg |mail -r [email protected] -s "server event" [email protected] The ...
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How to install and send emails with Postfix

I am trying to install Postfix on a server and have it go through a relay. I would like to have the email with a custom domain, so I bought a domain and registered a A record to point to the relayHost'...
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Ubuntu server mail server

I wanted to ask if you could help me to start my own email server. I followed a tutorial to start my own mail server on my bought domain but something is not working.. I have a server on digital ocean ...
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How to migrate a remote mail server without having to notify its users?

I've got a remote mail server(henceforth A), based on this tutorial. Dovecot is the software used as the IMAP/POP3 mail server. I want to migrate every byte in A to another remote server(henceforth B),...
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Why do mail clients try to access my UBUNTU 20.04 Postfix (v3.4.13) outgoing mail server

I run a private mail server, however it is found by non associated mail clients that try to access the outgoing server smtp ports. Why and how does this happen? Is it hackers that look for machines ...
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GnuBiff - Preferences

I try to use GnuBiff as a mail notification with no avail. My address mail is [email protected] So what settings shall I use at Preferances of GnuBiff ? Thanks in advance.
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Slow email receiver in postfix configured on Ubuntu

We are sending emails to destinations and the email traffic is high but recipient server is not accepting all emails due to their security rules and source emails can't be restricted. How to deal or ...
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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 [email protected] [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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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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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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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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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