Sending, receiving, reading, composing, sorting, and generally working with email. For the mail(1) command line utility, see the tag /mail-command.

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In case of success login via IMAP, an email server replies without “OK” and tag

When I'm doing IMAP authentication of one the public email servers and login is successful I believe, it replies like this: * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 ID XLIST UIDPLUS UNSELECT MOVE LIST-STATUS There's ...
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What are some apps to display a daily status update when you log into your shell? [closed]

To make my shell more friendly, I'd like to have it give me a daily status update whenever I log on (or run the conceptualized mystatus command). For example: It could display my commit history ...
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Printing email messages from mutt — how to avoid line break?

I use mutt as email client, and recently decided to fix my email-printing setup. I know about Muttprint, but I decided not to use it. I came up with the following. On .muttrc, I have: set ...
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postfix MX host not found

Im am trying to send mail using Postfix, but I get the following error for all emails: May 13 12:44:46 myhost postfix/qmgr[12169]: A6D9644526: from=<x@y.com>, size=317, nrcpt=1 (queue active) ...
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Email not received with mail command from terminal in CentOS

I am trying to send mail with the following command: echo "Hello" | mail -s "Hello" myaddr@mydomain.com and than checking the exit status as: echo $? which outputs 0 Of course myaddr and ...
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Change Postfix email recipient on Ubuntu 15.10

I installed Postfix on my Ubuntu machine and i'm using Gmail's SMTP to actually deliver the emails using this tutorial. This is the email headers: Reporting-MTA: dns; crmpicco-desktop ...
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Postfix smarthost sends as root

I have a Debian 8 test server that has only root. I have configured it to send emails with https://wiki.amahi.org/index.php/Gmail_As_Relay_On_Ubuntu by making use of a new gmail account eg ...
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IPV4 supportive mail function in linux

I'm working on a linux machine where changes are not allowed. But While I use sendmail function I'm getting following error. sendmail: warning: inet_protocols: IPv6 support is disabled: Address ...
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Postfix internal scheduling of email servers; loadbalancing and use cases

I've learned about the parameter smtp_randomize_addresses and am curious which use-cases where one would benefit to have the same priority for MX records and allow Postfix to randomly pick email ...
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What is the unix mailbox format?

man git-format-patch makes reference of the UNIX mailbox format which is a term I am unfamiliar with. A google search for "UNIX mailbox format" and similar expressions lists many hits with the term ...
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Best way to delete select email messages from mbox file using script

I have an arbitrary email messages file in mbox format. I would like to periodically (end of the week), and automatically (via cron) purge messages from my "alerts" mbox file (new folder) just from ...
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IMAP — what are the most popular versions used these days?

I can't find any information about the status of IMAP version 4 and how widely it's used nowadays and how widely other versions, 1, 2 and 3 are used. So is IMAP version 4 common these days? What ...
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How to upload my emails to another email server I've downloaded via IMAP from my 1st one?

I want to download my emails via IMAP from email account and upload them to another. I want to do that manually in Python. I know how to retrieve my emails via IMAP, but how can I actually "upload" ...
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How to use the same email account when replying in Thunderbird independently of the folder?

I have several accounts set up in Thunderbird. If I reply to a message, I would like Thunderbird to always use the same e-mail address as the one the original mail was addressed to. However, it ...
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Sending mail through external smtp server via command line/shell script

Currently the server I have has blocked emails from being sent from it due to spam issues. So I am currently looking for a way to send e-mail through the command line or shell script through an ...
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Spam in Zimbra OpenRelay

First apologize me for the grammar, english isn't my native language. The problem I have is users from our local zimbra mail are getting spam messages from other email addresses who don't exist, like ...
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Virtualmin - How to use reserved email names? (domains@example.com)

I'm in the process of transferring a clients mail service from cPanel to Virtualmin. This person has multiple email addresses on different domains. Everything is working fine except today I am ...
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How to set up Mutt and Spamassassim

I've got Mutt to access and read my gmail, but in the inbox, it includes all the mail that the gmail interface hides in two tabs (I think they're called labels) called 'Social' and 'Promotions'. I'd ...
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Which port is used for receiving email?Is it the same port for sending email SMTP (25)? [closed]

I just noticed my ISP blocked both direction for port 25. Does that mean port 25 is for both sending or receiving email? Used to think it is for sending only.
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GNU Emacs Gnus can't connect to gmail IMAP

I'm in the process of configuring Gnus to retrieve emails from my gmail account via IMAP. I have done as recommended at https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/GnusGmail, however I keep on getting errors from ...
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Does postfix using mail command report if an email was unable to be sent to an address?

I am writing a program that will be sending external emails using postfix with the mail -s command and I need to verify that the email was sent to the specified address. In which case, I am curious ...
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e-mail sent out from <user>@<hostname> instead of <user>@<domain>

When I send an e-mail from my server(hostname of the server is syslog) with command (echo "To: blah@example.com"; echo "From: root@example.org"; echo "Subject: test; echo; echo "test"; echo) | ...
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How do I debug email delivery delays?

In order to get notified about some stuff going on on a server, I use simple mailutils command executed @hourly by cron: cat $file | mail -s "Subject" $receivers where $receivers is a list of a few ...
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Executing command for sendmail not working

Good Day, I'm still new in Linux CLI and I'm using RHEL 6. I'm executing command for sending email via terminal. $ cat log.txt | mail -s "Logs" myemail@e.mail.com Hosted by outlook365 When I try ...
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Downloading an attachment from Inbox using the command-line

Please help me figure out the right program to use to solve the following: Everyday I have a report emailed as a PDF attachment to my inbox. The subject is the same, and it is from the same email ...
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what is exact meaning smtp_receive_timeout in exim.conf?

what is the exact meaning of smtp_receive_timeout in exim.conf ? Is it timeout for receiving the data after rcpt to ? Or is the total timeout for complete receiving a mail data ? Or If there is no ...
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understand sendmail log messages

I sent an e-mail message from machine named syslog-server with command mail -s "syslog test" test@example.net <<< "test". The mail message was not delivered to receiver and following messages ...
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How to migrate from one email provider to another? [closed]

I've used my own domain with the email service of yandex.com. Now I want to migrate to another email service provider. I've chosen zoho. 1) How can I copy all my email from yandex to zoho? Or ...
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Can't Send or Receive mail from Dovecot/Postfix Mail Server (Centos 7)

So I've been looking into getting a mail server set up and while it's been problem after problem I feel I'm getting it close to working. Now it just doesn't seem to be receiving mail (no errors via ...
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Sendmail : save email into a file

I use sendmail to manage the emails of my website. I'm testing features which require to send emails, and I'd like to receive these emails in a local directory of my server, store them as text files ...
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fdm & msmtp: mark messages read

I have installed fdm and offlineimap to connect to our corporate Exchange server. Now I want an action that marks a message read when a pattern matches.
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OS X Postfix no TLS found

I'm working on OSX El Capitan. About week ago everything worked fine, but then I changed my gmail password and now I can't send emails any more. Additional configuration for /etc/postfix/main.cf is: ...
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Send Nth line of text to Nth address in the list

Suppose I have a file BOD which contains lines of text and a file ADDR which contains e-mail addresses. How can I send the first line of BOD to the first address in ADDR, the second line of BODIES to ...
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How to set subnets in /etc/mail/relay-domains?

If I need to set a /27 in the mentioned config file (sendmail), how can I do it? I need to write all the 30 IP's in it? Or does it accepts /27?
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Cygwin - Email - New Line (Carriage Return) (How to)

Am stuck, and on something really stupid. using Cygwin on Windows 8, Quick Bash script to search server for files modified in the past 120 days: Run once a week as a Cron job, But i cannot format ...
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Mutt config: how to handle different mailboxes on same host

I have a problem using Mutt for different mailboxes on the same host. There seems to be an external authentication with the correct IMAP user, but then it always uses the first known user name to load ...
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Is it a correct way to clear the exim mail queue?

I use the following command to delete the exim mail queues exiqgrep -i | xargs exim -Mrm or # following commands seems to work faster compared to the above. exim -bpru | awk {'print $3'} | xargs ...
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Can mutt delete message locally but retain it on server?

When using mutt I don't want all the messages to be cached, which could take up a lot of disk space. But if I purge an email, it also gets deleted on the server side, which is undesired because I may ...
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Sending HTML using mailx with postfix 2.6.6 and centOS 6.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to send an HTML email from our CentOS server to users. In the long run I'll be building a COBOL program that runs the command to send reports to the user. Here are a few details. ...
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fetchmail sees mail but doesn't fetch it - persistent “temporary lookup failure”

I transferred my email setup to a new laptop, and fetchmail stopped fetching my mail. From what I can tell in the fetchmail log, it authorizes fine, sees that new emails are there, tries to fetch ...
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Check if Thunderbird/Icedove has unread mails from the terminal

I'd like to check whether I have unread mails, independent of the mail account, in Thunderbird/Icedove. I went trough the parameters of Icedove, but couldn't find anything useful. The idea is to ...
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Is it possible to redirect root email to axigen internal e-mail?

For a few month I've been using Axigen webmail as my main e-mail server. For the last month I was looking for a way of redirecting my root e-mail, as well as my crontab outputs into an internal ...
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large mounts of emails being sent from server unable to identify [closed]

I have a bit of a dilemma, I'm not sure how to solve. I have found coming from a folder on my server massive amounts of emails, but when I look in the folder, no single php file is sending that amount ...
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Thunderbird pop-up notifications

I have Debian 8 as my operating system with GNOME 3. I want to use Thunderbird as my desktop email client. I would like to receive emails without have Thunderbird always open. I was thinking about ...
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relay all TLDs from relay-domains

On my production server, I want to relay all the top level domains, Server is configured with send mail + Dovecot. As I checked in the file /etc/mail/relay-domains if I add any domain then I can send ...
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I want to print only first 2 lines of my attachment file, in my email body [duplicate]

I want to print only first 2 lines of my attachment file, in my email body. How to achieve this, when i am sending the file from my unix server using uuencode and mailx command?
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Postfix using external smtp server problem

I am not sure if this is the right stack exchange for my question, there are multiple stack exchange were my question might fit. I have setup my postfix configuration to send my emails through an ...
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MX Record Question

Is there a way to bypass the DNS's MX record? My company uses Barracuda for spam filtering and our company's MX record points to Barracuda. A product we're trying to build needs to talk TLS to the ...
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Forward Postfix mail based on regexp

We are buildng a ticket system using PHP. We have now bumped into the problem of identifying customer replies. Placing an id in the subject will not do because users could remove this. Posting an id ...
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Munin stopped sending email alerts

To check whether Munin email notifications are still functioning, I have changed temporarily the "warning" and "critical" threshold to a very low value, and restarted the munin-node service. To my ...