Questions tagged [email]

Questions related to email setup and troubleshooting. Most questions can be tagged with your email client (such as "thunderbird" or "evolution")

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postfix header check

I would like to use postfix header check. I read the manual, examples, and forums, yet I am unable to set up what I would like. We are getting non delivery reports, and I'd like to silent drop/delete ...
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after migrate from cPanel to My own VPS server I have error in Email server ( Send But don't Receive Emails )

I need a urgently Help in My situation , I migrate From My old Shard Host By cPanel To My Own VPS By ubuntu 18.0.4 With Virtualmin Panel , and Now My Websites Work Good , But I have an Issues after ...
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Thunderbird copy sent mail to selected folder

I am new on Ubuntu and on Thunderbird to which I moved. Previously, I used Pegasus under Windows. With Pegasus, when sending an email, I could direct the email to a folder/sub-folder of my choice. I ...
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Evolution-EWS and MS Exchange

I was using ExQuilla and Thunderbird to get my MS Exchange email and calendar. My trial is expiring and I was hoping to not have to pay. I am attempting to re-create this in Evolution-EWS, however I ...
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How to add yahoo mail into Ubuntu 22.04 Online Account?

How do I add yahoo mail to Ubuntu 22.04 Online Account? I tried clicking on IMAP and SMTP, filling in the Email and Name info, click Next and tried using the App Password generated by Account Security ...
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O365 emails will not sync to Thunderbird General Release (102) or Beta (109) U22.04

I'm trying to get two O365 email accounts to sync to Thunderbird. The issue started about a week ago. I've tried deleting the saved passwords and re-entering them in the general release and beta. I've ...
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Postfix - how to reject all email with a 450 response code?

I am going to be migrating my email from one server to a new one. During the migration I would like the old server to reject all incoming email, but with a code 450 so that the sending servers will ...
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Pine/alpine creating two mbox file and 'mail' folder in the home directory

I am trying to setup 'alpine' and when I start up it creates a file 'mbox' in the home directory for emails and another folder 'mail' which is empty. I would like to have these folders in /var/spool/...
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How do I get my e-mail address off my Folders GUI?

I know this is trivial, but I don't like it and I will learn something. How do I get my e-mail off of the folders gui? Email in folder
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How to send an ehlo test e-mail from calibre?

An excerpt from a failed test e-mail in calibre Starting job: Email book to fake6546565345@kindle.com connect: to ('smtp.ionos.com', 587) None reply: b'220 perfora.net (mreueus004) Nemesis ESMTP ...
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Schedule sending with thunderbird mail merge adds on

Is it possible to add a column in the CVS file containing the required send times ( scheduled times ) then I add it to thunderbird mail merge because I want to send emails separately ( for ex one ...
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Confusion over the location of mail location

I have alpine installed on my system and I installed mutt to use its methods to delete older emails. I might have done something wrong and I that /var/mail/userid is empty now (file size is 0), but &...
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Launch BlueMail in background without startup screen

I'm sticking my toes back in the water of Ubuntu again; my last encounter with it was back in 2009. So I am a total beginner. I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 and using BlueMail as my email client. Is there ...
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Thunderbird setup for two people

My wife and I want to share one computer using Thunderbird with different email accounts. How can I set this up?
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Is it possible for Evolution to translate emails?

I'm receiving emails in German through Gnome/Evolution that I'm interested in reading, but I need to translate them. I have searched for Plugins but I haven't found them (EvolutionPlugins). Does ...
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Postfix with M365 relay giving problems

trying to setup my VPS with postfix and M365 as a relay host. Read several tutorials, but for some reason none of them does the job.Followed this instruction enter link description here, but postfix ...
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How in exim to set up mail auto reply with error message when mailbox is full?

I have a mail server Exim + Dovecot which is built on Ubuntu. Is it possible to configure the mail server so that when the quota of one of the mailboxes on the server is overflowing, another user who ...
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Automatic download of intermediate certificates

I receive s/mime signed email. Signature for this email is generated with certificate that is issued from this authority: Sectigo RSA Client Authentication and Secure Email CA expiration 01.01.2031 ...
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smtplib.SMTPServerDisconnected: Connection unexpectedly closed Might this result from an already open connection?

The traceback points to: smtpserver.login(email, pwd) I've checked the recommended setup, and experimented and this is were I end. I've had the email app open separate from this testing, but ...
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unable to add attachment (from remote location) to an email in ubuntu 22.04

Yesterday I upgraded my ubuntu to 22.04.1 LTS. And when I was sending an email, I was not able to add an attachment which was from remote server location. Only attachments from local machine could be ...
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SMTP Authentication encryption

I have working on trying to get an smtp server setup with postfix and dovecot. When running telnet localhost 25 and execute ehlo localhost directly from the system I get the following 250-smtp....
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Using List-Unsubscribe headers in emails in Postfix Mail Sever

Please guide me to to add List-Unsubscribe header in email in postfix mail server. I tried doing that in linux server. But the List-Unsubscribe header is not showing when I sent mails. When I ...
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Security Certs for multiple domains in postfix

In postfix when configuring for multiple domains do I need the following lines in /etc/postfix/main.cf for each domain or something else? I already have certs for the domains in question from ...
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Sending mails using PHPMailer shows raw headers from one server

I have a web application running on various servers. The application allows you to send emails using PHPMailer. Although the servers use the same PHP version on Ubuntu, one of them sends the headers ...
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Postfix is not working? Telnet connection refused when testinf

I am attempting to get postfix working on Ubuntu Server 22.04 for send only. When attempting to test the server using telnet mydomain.com 587, I get the following Trying 192.168.107.11... telnet: ...
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Open-source tool to show mbox file as webmail?

I have a large mbox file (~30 GB), exported archive of gmail.com I want to be able to access this content via the web, via a "webmail" interface, NOT on my personal system. ie, I should be ...
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Cannot get email notifications in conky

In my .conkyrc I want to be shown the number of emails on my provider's POP3 server. Something like this ${pop3_unseen myserver myemail mypasswd -i 600 -p 995 -r 5} only returns '0' as output, ...
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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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Unable to access GMail from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Evolution for 'OAuth2 OOB'

Suddenly on Nov 19th my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Evolution E-Mail client version '3.36.5-0ubuntu1' failed to connect with G-Mail. The following two error messages appear every time it tries to connect to G-...
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Thunderbird shows no windows on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 on a Macbook Pro 17". Thunderbird has been updated to the latest release. I have the following problem: Thunderbird shows only a short menu, but no windows at all....
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ActiveSync protocol support for lagecy Linux tools such as mbsync, neomutt, etc

I have been using neomutt + mbsync (davmail) to check and send emails from Microsoft outlook emails. Now Microsoft or my organization stops to support IMAP protocol. Does any one know if there is any ...
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Gnome Web crashes/freezes when logging into google account from settings menu

I am trying to add a google account to my ubuntu 22.04 installation. The account I want to add is my university email which is maintained via google and has a google drive associated with it etc. My ...
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Any way of creating a dummy disk for smartd testing?

I recently installed a smartd & msmtp on my server to use it as a hard drive monitor. I tested with the smartd -M function and it sends the mails correctly. Supposedly will track and send me an ...
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This add on could not be installed because it is not verified error

I cannot install the Send Later add-on which schedules an email to be sent later. When clicking on the send_later-9.0.11-tb.xpi file, I receive the following error in Firefox: This add on could not be ...
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Mail command stop working

I'm not sure how to debug this while my simple mail command used to work, but no longer working right now. Ex. echo 'test' | mail -s 'test' jdoe@gmail.com While these commands not working I was able ...
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Sendmail to send system emails

Is there a way to send an email to my Gmail account, each time I get a system email from Ubuntu? I'm using Ubuntu 22.10 and has Sendmail installed and working (sending emails from/to my Gmail account)....
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How to make Thunderbird mail sync in background without opening the app

How can I make thundermail sync E-mail in the background and notify of new e-mails as they arrive? Applications like Evolution have a background service that allows it to sync email even when the app ...
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Thunderbird login issue

I have been using Thunderbird on my Dell Linux boxes for about 8 years now with no issues. I am currently running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS on a Dell Inc. XPS 15 9510. and run two email accounts through ...
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Postfix not working on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 22.04

I've followed https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-as-a-send-only-smtp-server-on-ubuntu-22-04 and configured postfix on Ubuntu 22.04. But, when I try ...
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Unable to send email locally using Postfix relay host

I have two ubuntu servers 22.04 in the same network 172.16.0.0/24. One is setup as a webserver and the other as a mailserver using mailcow. For starters my objective is to send an email notification ...
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How to make Evolution sort email by Date?

Despite configuring Evolution to sort emails by descending Date, it is not doing it. Note in the attached screenshot how it not only is ascending some emails in the stack it is also mixing up the ...
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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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Is there a setting to make Firefox not directly download PDFs to Downloads when using "Open With"?

Ubuntu MATE 20.04 Possible culprits: Email client: Thunderbird PDF reader: Atril Browser: Firefox v. 104.0 None are snaps. For years I've been getting a .pdf copy of a newspaper via links emailed to ...
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Thunderbird not displaying messages after second attempt with option --profile

I have .thunderbird folder from a clone HDD. I can open the mailboxes and my old emails by /mountpoint/home/username/.thunderbird for the first time, but after the second attempt, all the emails and ...
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Retrieve emails from thunderbird from a cloned HDD

I have recently cloned hard drive from my old machine, so I can put them away for good. I have a partition (let's call it partition-1) on a Large HDD, where the HDD of machine is cloned using dd. What ...
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Can I use Geary only for Gmail, and Evolution for my other accounts?

Setting up Online Accounts is great if you want every app to see that account. But I want to use Evolution for my main email account and Geary for the GMail. If I remove Gmail from Evolution is kills ...
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mailto links not working

Using: Ubuntu 22.04, Firefox snap, Thunderbird snap. If a website has a simple <a href="mailto:john@gmail.com">Click to email</a> and I click on the link on Firefox, instead of ...
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Send email with CURL - it returned 0 for CURL command but the receiver didn't receive attached files

I have a shell script running on a container CENTOS 7 to send automatically emails. To send email, I use SMTP server (private) via CURL (version 7.29). The code send_pdf(){ receiver="$1&...
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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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email address icon on task bar

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 and found my email address as an icon on the taskbar. It's the second icon from the bottom in the below screenshot. When I try to open it the message says 'Something went ...

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