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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Email refused - SPF, qmail

I'm using a pre-configured virtual server for sending emails. Currently, I'm responsible for it running well. One recipient refused my email and I was pointed to a page explaining it. But to me it ...
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How do I modify /etc/syslog.conf to send messages to specific files?

How do I modify /etc/syslog.conf so that I would send all messages with "warn" priority, except those of type "mail" and "lpr" to /var/log/mywarnings. I also have to send all messages of type "mail", ...
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Delay in sending mail postfix queue

I have a mail server that periodically connects to the Internet via modem dialup and before was able to send emails with attachments of 300kb and 500kb in just only 1 or 2 minutes, I have not made ​​...
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Is there any way to set the startup page in Thunderbird to be the latest mail instead of some link?

Is there any way to set the startup page in Thunderbird to be the latest mail instead of some link?
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Any way to exclude accounts from mail indicator?

I only want one of my accounts to make the mail indicator go blue when I get a new message, but I don't want it monitoring the second account I also have in Thunderbird. Possible?
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How to remove the Mail icon indicator applet?

I'm wondering how it's possible to remove the little mail indicator applet in the global menu. I've uninstalled all the programs that use it, like Thunderbird, Empathy, and Gwibber, since I don't use ...
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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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How do I open an .eml file in Evolution?

Open EML extension mail file in evolution.if anybody sent mail from outook to evolution not able to open the file please help
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How to set up a mail server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up a mail server correctly? I wanted to send and receive emails as my-custom-name@my-mail-server-com; How can I setup it up under Ubuntu. I have dyndns setup on ...
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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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Transferring mails and user setting to new mail server [closed]

We have a mail server running Debian 5.0. It is one year old now but we want to deploy a new server with Ubuntu Server 10.04. The problem is that we want to transfer all the user mails and settings to ...
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PHP Mail function and Sendmail

I'm trying to get the PHP mail() function to work. But it fails to send emails. I run Ubuntu 11.04. I installed sendmail. I opened the php.ini and set ; For Unix only. You may supply arguments as ...
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A simple email autoresponder

I have a POP3 email account, that I do not use anymore. It is on a server out of my control. Several of my contacts keep on sending email to that address, though I told them. So I decided to set an ...
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How do I delete everything in /var/mail/username from the command line?

As a result of a long-running cron job, I have over 1,000 messages in my user's mailbox. What's the easiest way to delete them?
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mail(1) isn't able to open Maildir mailbox

I'm having to set up an email server for a class and have installed exim (using Maildir mailbox format) and sent myself an email. I can't read the email though: I have set the MAIL variable to ~/...
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How to have my PHP Send mail?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04, LAMP using tasksel. I find that PHP mail() does not work. I suppose I need to enable it or something? How do I do that?
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Did Ubuntu move from installing an MTA by default to not installing an MTA by default?

I recently set up a new computer with Ubuntu 11.04 amd64, set up as a desktop. I hadn't got around to setting up an email client to read system mail, and I was curious what unread mail might have ...
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How put a Lotus Notes in Dash?

I use Lotus Notes as the main program and would like have Lotus as main email on Dash, not Evolution. How do I do this? Ubuntu 11.04 (Unity)
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Hide mail icon from top bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove that envelope icon from the menu bar? I don't have a use for the mail icon because this machine does not touch the internet. How can I hide that icon?
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How to show unread IMAP mail count in Byobu

Byobu supports `mail notification': mail - system mail for the current user; the letter '[M]' is displayed in the lower bar toward the left in black text on a grey background How could system mail ...
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How to install and configure sendmail for php

I am running LAMP on my Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop linux and using it as a development machine. I need to send emails from my php pages, but it seems that the sendmail php command needs sendmail installed ...
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Is it possible to change the 'Check Email' shortcut in Dash?

In Unity Dash, the 'Browse the Web' shortcut launches the browser selected by the user in 'Preferred Applications'. But the 'Check Email' shortcut always launches Evolution, even if another email ...
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Sendmail configuration

I have done the fol­low­ing: Install send­mail and con­fig­ure /etc/mail/sendmail.mc by adding line: DAEMON_OPTIONS(‘Family=inet, Name=MTA-v4, Port=smtp, Addr=127.0.0.1′`)dnl Configure joomla mail ...
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Shortcut to go to the next unread mail in Evolution?

Apparently the period key is the shortcut to go to the next unread mail IF you are in the message list pane. But how do I get there in first place? Isn't there a global shortcut? I do not care which ...
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Schedule sending mail of a log file content

I have postfix mail agent installed and I've configured gmail relay and I could send mails from the terminal as below: root@statino1:~# mail -s "subject_here" my_gmail_id@gmail.com CC: <hit enter ...
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Which mailx package should I install for Nagios?

I'm following the Nagios Ubuntu quickstart instructions. I'm on Ubuntu 10.10 and installing Nagios 3.2.3. At the bottom of the docs it says I need to install the mailx and postfix packages. (...
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SMTP server to deliver ALL mail to user@localhost

I'd like to configure an SMTP MTA to accept all mail addressed to any domain and deliver it to my local user account. It would be very useful for debugging mail sent in some code I'm working on. I'll ...
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How to configure mail (mailutils) to use Maildir schema by default?

When I type mail command, I get a "No mail for USER" answer, but there's indeed mail (it's in /home/USER/Maildir/new) I guess it has something to do with the mailbox being in Maildir format, instead ...
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How do I install these printing and mail related utilities?

My job wants me to install the following utilities on our Ubuntu server: lp lpstat cancel mail I have no idea how to do it. Thank you very much in advance for your time.
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Is there a simple mail server I can install?

I have a desktop install of ubuntu, not server. But I am running a localhost LAMP stack for development. Is there a simple mail server I can install so that PHP's sendmail works? Ideally it will ...
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Receive mail from any domain

I have a mail server whose domain name is "vrk.com" and a user named "vinod" in it... All the mails send to "vinod@vrk.com" comes into the mail box /home/vinod/mbox Can i store mails addressed to "...
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Configuration of mail server to relay emails

This is part of a project wherein I have to send mail... I have a mail-server with domain abc.com. How do I allow that mail-server to receive mail from another domain, cde.com? And how do I ...
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In what cases should I install (and configure) Postfix as a desktop user?

Possible cases: 1) I plan to do Debian packaging (this case is the motivation since postfix gets installed as a dependency of some development packages, so it means that in such a case might be ...
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Connecting Yahoo mail with Evolution

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and want to add my yahoo mail account to Evolution, how can I do that There are many resources available but no step to step accurate guide is there
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Is there any [yahoo + Gmail + Hotmail] “widget” notifier?

A notifier for all the three if it's possible beside the clock... I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Gnome 2.30.2. Thank you.
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How to remove the Sendmail Mail Server from webmin?

I mean to remove the Sendmail Mail Server on webmin, any idea how to remove it? Thanks.
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Cron mail notification

I would like to disable crontab mail notification for one of my task... I run this task every minute, that means 1440 mail per day :S Can someone tell me if this is possible and how can I do this?
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How can I read system mail?

Which packages need to be installed in order for system mail to be generated from for example a nightly rkhunter scan run by cron?
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How are administrators supposed to read root's mail?

What is the Ubuntu way for system administrators to receive system notifications, which typically take the form of e-mail sent to the root account? Examples of such notifications are the output of ...
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What spam filter should I use with Evolution: Bogofilter or SpamAssasin? [closed]

The Ubuntu standard mail client Evolution provides two plugins for spam filtering: Bogofilter SpamAsassin What is the difference? Are there any advantages / disadvantages (speed / accuracy / ...)? ...
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How can I set up an authenticated encrypted SMTP server? [closed]

I'd like to set up authenticated, encrypted SMTP on my remote Ubuntu server, how do I do that? It's just a personal server, so I'd like a cheap option, i.e. not buying SSL certs - self-signed will ...
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How can I access system mail in /var/mail/ via thunderbird?

I've got cron jobs sending mail to my user at /var/mail. I know how to access that at the command line with the mail command. But, while a big command line fan, I do not like reading mail (even system ...
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How do I make cron email my @gmail account

I have a couple of cron jobs that sometimes produce error output and would like to get a notification in my "real" email account, since I don't use my user's mailbox in my Ubuntu laptop, but cron (or ...
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Is there a Gnome applet for IMAP mail accounts?

In the spirit of this question... Is there an indicator applet that tells me when I've received an email through any IMAP service? If so, where can I get it?

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