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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Mail transmits when script run manually but fails as a cron job [closed]

I have a script space_monitor.sh which when ran, will check the used and available disk space in a machine and if the space left is less than a threshold, it will send mail to some mail ids. The ...
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Easiest way to setup a SMTP server to receive mail?

I want to setup a SMTP server to receive all mails. I have only found mail sending software so far (like postfix). But I want to have software to make the server being able to receive mails. Bonus ...
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Postfix would not auto-create the Maildir for incoming mails

I am trying to setup a mail server. I went over tons of tutorials on how to do this with Postfix + dovecot + MySQL, but none was error-proof and I always got stuck at some point with an error. So I ...
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Ubuntu mail client to handle Outlook priority

I wanna give Ubuntu a try as my main Operating system. The main problem I am facing is finding the right mail client. In my windows OS I use the standard mail client from windows. This gives me the ...
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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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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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Please install an MTA on this system if you want to use sendmail!

I get this message in /var/log/apache2/error.log everytime a cronjob on my desktop wgets a php page that tries to send an email. How can I install a dummy so this message is gone? I already have ...
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What program created this MAIL folder on 18.04?

Fresh install of 18.04.3 LTS, this folder "MAIL" shows up in my user profile as a owned by root. What program created it and can I delete it?
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movemail: cannot append message 13: Numerical result out of range

When tried to movemail, $ movemail -vv --max-messages=100 --ignore-errors imaps://abst.proc.do:password@imap.qq.com:993 ~/RMAIL movemail: number of messages in source mailbox: 52 movemail: will ...
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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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18.04: Unattended Upgrades Don't Send Email Notification

After installing unattended upgrades and set it up correctly with all the security updates. I can see everything in the log files. However, it does not send me email notifications. I have the option ...
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Personal postfix mail server works, but i can't connect it with thunderbird

I recently setup my self postfix on my remote dedicated server. I got the postfix running and it's able to send and receive messages from outside. My problem is that I can't login to this mail server ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and Thunderbird

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 from 18.04.01 iso and mail indicator working at Indicator Applet complite. Installed Ubuntu 18.04 from 18.04.03 iso and mail ndicator not working, it even not see Thunderbird ...
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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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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed SASL+PAM

I'm banging my head over this for past 4 hours, and I cannot crack it! Google turns out allot of issues related to SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed but none helped. Basically,...
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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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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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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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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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Settings in mailutils

Is there a way to set the HELO when using mailutils to send email? There is a similar question here but running mail --config-help does not help. The problem is I send email directly from the webpage ...
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ExQuilla alternatives for connecting to MS Exchange Server?

I installed ExQuilla according to this tutorial After Installation: Creating an Exchange account. For accessing Microsoft Exchange Account. And I accessed my MS mail without any trouble: But this ...
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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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Need help with enable TLS in Postfix for SMTP Relay connector to Office365

Need help with enable TLS in Postfix for SMTP Relay connector to Office365 I am new to TLS. I`ve successfully configured my Postfix SMTP Relay to relay emails to my internal Application by using ...
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How can I get gnubiff to store my preferences?

Every time I quit gnubiff, my preferences/properties details (Name: mbox -- Type: Pop -- Address: pop.1und1.de -- Username: gheinlein@online.de -- Password: ********) get lost and I have to fill in ...
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Thunderbird showing “Unable to locate mail spool file” on installing gmail account in ubuntu 13.04?

I just configure a gmail account in thunder mail but its continuously showing me error "Unable to locate mail spool file." when i click get mail then also it shows same error. its not retrieving mail ...
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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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Sending and receiving emails with Postfix via google inbox

I want to use Gmail as a GUI for info@example.com. Im using Ubuntu 16.04 and postfix. I read this tutorial and followed steps : https://devanswers.co/configure-postfix-to-use-gmail-smtp-on-ubuntu-16-...
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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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Unable to send mail externally using mailx on ubuntu 16.0.4

Unable to send email to external users using mailx command. Could you please help me with the steps to configure mailx command in ubuntu.
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Apache Module mod_evasive

I'm configuring mod_evasive module in apache for DOS Protection in ubuntu machine. While configuring there is one field DOSEmailNotify: In respect to receiving the mail notification, what should ...
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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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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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Mailserver on Ubuntu 16.04

I know, there are like hundreds of tutorials to install "a mailserver" on Ubuntu 16.04, but I just don't seem to get it working and resetted my server the 4th time now.... What I would like to have ...
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Rewriting 'From:' in ssmtp/mail no longer works in Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 14.04 I had the following system running which is basically described here and also here. One element of this is that the 'From:' address is taken from /etc/ssmtp/revaliases: mainuser:...
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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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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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sending php mail from localhost

I have installed php, mySQL, postfix and sendmail and have set up a simple email script on my local host server. mail() returns 1 (TRUE) when I send an e-mail, however the email does not arrive at the ...
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I want to set up mail server which sends mail but not vice versa

I got a task to set up a mail server which sends mail to outside world but not receive them. I got a sub domain name (for example mail.example.com)but the system exists in local LAN. I tried to use ...
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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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Restoring /etc/mail to defaults

I ran into issues configuring Sendmail and messed up the /etc/mail folder's files, so I deleted /etc/mail entirely. How can I now start fresh in my journey of attempting to configure Sendmail by ...
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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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How do you setup system email to send to a Gmail account?

Often when I'm working on a terminal, I'll see the "you have new mail in..." message. I know I can see this mail by looking in my system's mail folder (/var/mail/), but this is inconvenient. Also, if ...
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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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Forward “local mails” to external SMTP server

I have a standalone 18.04 server just for running a simple LAMP website. Sometimes when I log in to the server I get notified that I have mail (like cron/at job outputs), and then I read them using ...
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Mail client that does NOT mark mails as read automatically?

Problem is, that mails get marked as read when I select them and they are shown in the preview pane. I tried Thunderbird, Claws Mail and Sylpheed and I didn't find an option that prevents this. I'm ...
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mdadm - setting faulty device doesn't result in new mail in the root mailbox

If I understand correctly, mdadm is supposed to mail root when something fails because it has MAILADDR root in mdadm.conf But sudo mdadm --manage /dev/md0 --set-faulty /dev/sdb1 and then sudo ...
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Can no longer send mail. Suspecting /etc/resolv.conf shenanigans

Alerts are now down so would like to fix this properly: delivery temporarily suspended: Host or domain name not found. Name service error for name=gmail.com type=MX: Host not found, try again I have ...

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