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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Set email for different domains

I need to set up a mailserver. I've several different domains and I need to set up different emails for each other. For example: domain1.com -> user@domain1.com domain2.com -> user2@domain2.com ...
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Problem with mailutils, ubuntu 18.04

Can someone help me about this problem, I've tried to find out where the problem is comming from, but have no luck, I've tried to re-install postfix and mailutils, but still have this problem, if ...
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send email via curl error “curl: (35) error:1408F10B:SSL routines:ssl3_get_record:wrong version number”

I have an Ubuntu Server v18.10. I am only allowed to install openssh, openvpn, & curl. I have scripts that need to send emails. I have a windows background & I am beginner\intermediate for ...
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Authorization error when using PHP mail function

I just noticed emails sent using a contact form in wordpress wasn't delivering and then I checked the mail log and found the following error: Authorization failed (535 Authentication failed: Bad ...
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What mail software allows archiving (rather than deleting) like in Gmail?

It appears that Sylpheed, the default mail software for Lubuntu 18.04, deletes mail rather than archiving it, but I am still trying to verify that I'm not overlooking some hidden option. What ...
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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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Where should I look for logrotate config file of /var/log/mail.log

I would like to change the suffix of mail.log rotated files to include the date, such as /var/log/mail.log.20180920 I read from this question that /etc/cron.weekly/sysklogd should be changed, but I ...
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Set the PTR Record correct

I try to setup an PTR Record for my Domain. I can send mails but some emailservers reject my mail, because I have no PTR Record. I try it the last days but not working. Can anyone tell me what is ...
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MULTIPLE DOMAIN ON A MAIL SERVER AND WEBMAIL

I have a mail server on ubuntu 16.04 with postfix and dovecot and in the same server run roundcube webmail. I access a roundcube webmail with https://webmail.domain1.com (ssl). I need multiple ...
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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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Dovecot Godaddy Vps Gives error when installing with post fix

Iam trying to install dovecot on godaddy vps ubuntu 16 os i have installed postfix with smart host as godaddy works with relay server to send emails When i am installing Dovecot gives me bellow ...
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Re-Sending an email from the command line

i want to reproduce a mail related problem regarding a mail that is sent from a system i have no control over. For this purpose i want to mimic this problematic email. I have the exact mail as it was ...

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