Questions tagged [mailutils]

Mailutils is a swiss army knife of electronic mail handling. It offers a rich set of utilities and daemons for processing the e-mail.

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mailutils does not send email

I added a few lines in /etc/postfix/main.cf ... relayhost = [smtp.gmail.com]:587 ... smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd smtp_sasl_security_options = ...
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How to get a new mail alert notification popup for Postfix localhost mail in Ubuntu MATE 19.04

I have configured Postfix along with Mailutils to send and receive mails from localhost in Ubuntu MATE 19.04. I can read mails through terminal just fine. Now how do I get new mail alert notification ...
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ssmtp, mailutils and GMail how to set username?

Ubuntu 18.04, ssmtp installed, mailutils installed and everything works, can send through gmail. My problem is that the messages when received appear to be from "Root (my-real-email@gmail.com)" I am ...
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How to make mailutils mail remember retained and ignored header lists

When I set retained and ignored header lists in mailutils mail and then quite the program the settings get lost. Is it possible to make it restore the settings next time the program is started?
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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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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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Error when installing mailutils on Ubuntu 16.04

When we try to install, remove, update mailutils we always have same error with status 'half-installed'. Can help me? The output of: sudo apt install mailutils is: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Hostname in postfix changing automatically during installation

I was installing tlp for ubuntu. During installation a dialog box for changing postfix configuration had popped up, and I went with the default options, setting the hostname as Jayant. Now, when I ...
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How to send e-mail on startup on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have tried a few things so far but with no success. I modified crontab and and preceeded the command with @reboot mail.mailutils ... I also created a .sh script, changed permission, added it to ...
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Postconf errors (valid_hostname) after install mail-utils

mail-utils did a number on my system. I would like to get my system back to before mail-utils was installed. I tried un-installing it and posting at other Ubuntu forums. It is messing with my ...
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Server mail BCC to address@servername

I apologize if this is a dumb/redundant question. I have an Ubuntu Server 16.04, main use is as a test environment and learning experience. I have SSH setup on this server that runs fine. I have ...
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Unable to install mailutils

I'm trying to install mailutils in Ubuntu. I'm getting this error: $ sudo apt-get install mailtuils Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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mail: cannot send message: Process exited with a non-zero status

I have setup mailutils and ssmtp in my Ubuntu system. I have configured /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf with proper credentials. For testing I ran this command echo "This is a test" | mail -s "Test" ...
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apt-get autoremove returns error

Can you tell me the exact issue in this outcome? Thanks. user@user-OptiPlex-760:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information.....
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can I send my gmail using mailutils from my terminal

I want to set up mailutils on my terminal problem is that I don't want to create another email account. My question is, is it possible to use my gmail from my terminal ?
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Filering received mail by aliases file ubuntu postfix mail server

I have setup an Ubuntu mail server with /etc/aliases. In the aliases file there is an alias all: group1, group2, group3, where each of the groups is defined on its own. The problem is that due to ...
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Why does /usr/bin/mail ignore aliases in $HOME/.mailrc

When I send email using /usr/bin/mail on the command line (Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit), it does not pay attention to any aliases in my .mailrc file. Does anybody know how to fix this? To reproduce the ...
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Gnu Mailutils configuration to directly operate on maildir?

I'd like to configure the GNU Mailutils mail program so that it operates on an already existing maildir directory. Currently my mailutils.rc looks like this: mailbox{ mailbox-pattern "maildir:...