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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Outlook Anywhere with Thunderbird/Evolution

Good evening, all! Linux Mint 17 user for several months now and loving it! That said, I have to use Outlook for work. I'm a remote employee and I have Linux-native solutions for all my work ...
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dovecot and quota notifications customization

I've enabled quotes on my mail server. Dovecot now takes quota value from AD. Everything seems to be working, but I have some questions. 1) Many users have highly over-quota mailbox now. If I make ...
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All emails are going to spam

So, i purchased a dedicated server just over a month ago and its running CentOS (Plesk). Every email that is sent out to gmail accounts are going to spam, and its not happening to any other email ...
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How to force valid authentication in exim before sending at all?

I installed exim4 on a Debian server configured it to use Dovecot LMTP delivery and everything works nice. But I'm having problems with a bit of a spam attack right now. I installed fail2ban but it's ...
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How to hold mail for only certain users with postfix?

I would like to hold all outgoing email for certain users (all users except a few) for a set period of time, or until I approve (even if that means changing a config and restarting the service). Users ...
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Fetchmail with local Postfix on Home-Server

a small question... I have a fully configured postfix server which have a few domains, few users, and much more. Then I have a smart host which receives all mails and send all mails. For example ...
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Add warning to emails received by Postfix without TLS

Is it possible with Postfix to add a warning to all emails received over a cleartext (non-TLS) connection? For example modifying the subject and/or adding a custom header.
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Hosting email for multiple domains on the same server? [duplicate]

I have a single server with dovecot and postfix installed to handle email. If i create a user on the OS (centos) i can then use this user to log into any email client and send/receive emails. The ...
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Every email that I receive gets sent to root@example.com (Postfix on CentOS)

I've got a bit of a strange problem going on. It seems that all emails I receive never make it to my actual inbox. They go to the root email. (in my case this is root@dougbeney.com) Here is my /var/...
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I can send mail but can't receive it (CentOS with Postfix)

I followed this tutorial and was able to create a mail account that can be configured in an email client. The problem is that I can't receive any messages to my inbox BUT I can send messages ...
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Can't send local mail message between users on linux

In http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/21336/99621 it says that if you do echo 'body' | mail -s 'subject' myuser It will send a mail message to the myuser linux account on the local system that this ...
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How can I have multiple email accounts from different domains using Postfix?

I just made it through this helpful article and successfully have my mail server set up with a single domain. What I'm wondering now is how I can be able to add multiple email account for different ...
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Number Of email accounts can be hosted on server using cpanel

I need to know how many number of accounts be hosted on a dedicated server with cpanel, with a HDD of 100 GB , and also max number of accounts, And also I would need your help on "How I use a single ...
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mutt: Delay in emails delivery

It is the first time I am sending emails from Bash. For a test I have sent about 80 emails with mutt to (and from) my GMail address. Not all emails have been delivered in the 24 hours following me ...
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mutt send mail from command line, with headers inside text file

Can mutt send mail from command line without command line parameters, with subject, cc, bcc, reply-to, in-reply-to all defined inside mail.txt file with body of the message too (the same file format ...
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Saving attachment from mail

I am using this command to send email with attachment and message body: echo "Message body" | mail -s "Temat" -a myFile student7 And this is how I try to extract this file (inside mail): ? s file ...
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HTML email not working in Unix?

We are migrating from one Unix server to another. Old server $ uname -a Linux <redacted> 2.6.9-89.31.1.ELsmp #1 SMP Mon Oct 4 21:53:22 EDT 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux New server $ uname -...
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Delete mails with attachments

Since I've limited quota on mail server, I'd like to delete large messages. I am thinking of the following flow: Tag all messages with attachments Delete the tagged messages. The mutt manual have ...
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In FreeBSD, how do you send a mail message from a user on one server to a user on a different server?

The environment is FreeBSD 10.2 with default services including sendmail. Sending a message from one user to another on the system works fine: mail -s "A message" userb Hi b, this is a. CTRL-D ...
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How to export Google Alerts citations?

I have several months of Google Alerts in my email and I would like to share them somewhere on the web (for instance on a MediaWiki wiki). Is there an easy way to export them? The alerts contain HTML ...
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Sending Specific Files With Mutt

I'm trying to use Mutt to send specific files in a folder. I have a folder titled "Image Cache" that, with a picture being taken every second, has 30 seconds of pictures in it. I would like to use ...
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How can I recieve SMS texts with the mail command? [closed]

I have figured out how to send sms messages with mail; the same way I would with regular email, by sending my message to phonenumber@SMSgate. This works great. I've also entered "linux" in /etc/...
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How to direct mail by From: address?

I have postfix running and directing mail to a smarthost at my ISP. I would like email with a particular outgoing email address to be forwarded to another server, specifically GMail; all the rest ...
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How to revert list of email by date using mutt?

I use the office365 mutt config connect my Microsoft Office 365 email account, and that works fine. One issue I am having is that I want to reverse the email view so that I see the most recent ones ...
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how to send mail through another mail server on linux

I am new to Linux and I am trying to use mailx command but due to firewall it's not working. I tried using mailx on terminal but its giving warnings, as follow: send-mail: warning: inet_protocols: ...
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CLIENT wrappermode (port smtps/465) is unimplemented

I am getting the following error when I try to send email using a relayhost from a CentOS 7 server using postfix: Oct 19 19:53:08 localhost postfix/pickup[7174]: 64DAF1A53CB: uid=1002 from=<me&...
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Unknown TCP Service when installing stunnel

I am trying to install stunnel on a CentOS 7 server, but I am getting an Unknown TCP Service error. How can I resolve this error to complete the stunnel installation? I installed and tested ...
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enabling smtp on port 465 and imap on port 993 for webapps running on centos 7

A CentOS 7 development server is used for prototyping webapps that send and receive email using JavaMail to connect with a remote mail server elsewhere on the internet. The remote mail server uses ...
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How can I safely send email over encrypted connection from the command line?

I found the following related questions on the stackexchange network: stackoverflow - Connecting to smtp.gmail.com via command line serverfault - Using nc.exe (NetCat) to send emails to secured SMTP ...
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Add colors to mailx inbox

Is there a way to add color to the mailx inbox. I know there is dircolors and also the bash hex colors. I am not sure if mailx can add some of these tools to colorize replied, purged or forward emails....
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Exim: Email to root ignores /etc/aliases and /root/.forward - always used qualifies domain name

dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config asks for a domain name to "qualify" email addresses of local users such as root. Let's say I've set this setting to qualified.example.com - this causes all email sent to ...
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How to retrieve email on Linux?

My college signed me up with Office 365 and I'd like to be able to download the emails and either save to file or print to stdout within a script. I've already managed to send email with scripts ...
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Why does sending email via mutt work to gmail but not to evernote?

I have freshly installed sendmail and mutt on Ubuntu 14, with no configuration. It works fine like this when sending a test email to a gmail account, e.g. mutt -s 'test 1' < /dev/null -- me@...
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sending an email on command line: “550 aliases” error

I am trying to send an e-mail from Linux command line by executing: echo "this is a test" | mail -s Subject <email address> The error I get is: send-mail: RCPT TO:<email address> (550 ...
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Postfix does not work with TLS but Dovecot does

I have posted this question on Sever Fault but as soon as I mentioned that I have a control panel installed on my server (even though it has nothing to do with the issue) my question was closed. Here ...
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Can mutt show the index and body of emails in a horizontal split?

I'd like to have mutt show an index of emails at the same time as the body of the selected email, horizontally next to each other. I understand that you can set mutt up to show the index of emails at ...
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Spamassassin - testing content of an html email with no headers

I'm using Scrivener to write emails for my business. I then use the "compile" feature to export to HTML. I'm wondering if there is a way to use spam-assassin to do a local test on a folder with ...
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Preserve formatting of the attachment sent by the script

I have written a script which at the end of execution send a mail with an attachment. Through my script i am making two files , one serves as email body and the second as an attachment. I noticed ...
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Postfix - envelope and body header

I have got a question regarding how one can protect himself from fake e-mails that are forged by putting in a fake message header while keeping normal envelope header? The issue is that what is ...
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How can I use mutt with local storage, IMAP and instant pushing of new email?

I'm thinking about switching to mutt for email. However, I have a few requirements. I'd like to be able to store the email offline. I'd like to have email pushed immediately to my local computer as ...
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Sendmail issues “530 Authentication required” error message when authinfo is supplied

sender_email - email address that does not exist, but must be used as FROM address, because receiver host rejects emails from other emails. receiver_email - email that is supposed to receive the sent ...
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How do load balanced mail servers function with each other and clients?

If there are two mail servers running postfix/dovecot as both primary in a load balanced configuration, how do they function with each other and with clients? For example, my DNS record will look ...
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Force enigmail to sign with a specific subkey

I have a GPG key with multiple signing subkeys and I want to force enigmail to sign email with a specified subkey. GPG can be forced to sign with a specific subkey by appending the characted "!" after ...
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Thunderbird: disable ENTER opening all messages in thread

When using thread view in Thunderbird, pressing Enter on collapsed thread does not un-collapse the thread as would be logical, but instead opens all emails in that thread in separate windows. Is ...
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Cannot make sendmail to use a remote SMTP server [closed]

I followed the following guide on how to setup sendmail to use a remote SMTP server and authenticate: https://www.smtp2go.com/docs/sendmail/ However, sendmail shows that it sends emails out, but ...
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Find mails, pipe them to php and delete after

I have a script that saves to DB content of piped to it file. cat /mailpath/Maildir/cur/mailfile | php -q /scriptpath/mailPipe.php I need a shell script or oneliner to find all files in Maildir, ...
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Postfix: Recipient address rejected from another domain zones

I have successfully installed Postfix/Dovecot with virtual domains and TLS support like this article describes - https://geekpeek.net/postfix-with-dovecot/ ... But faced with the problem. I can send ...
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Sending email out at a specific time

I'd like to write emails now and have them go out at some specific time in the future, eg. when the office opens in the morning. What would be a good way to do that ? Most user agents don't support ...
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mail delivery goes wrong with mx lookup

in Plesk (11.5) you can deactivate mail service on a specific domain. I did this, because: At my domain provider I configured the domain DNS settings like this: A-record: IP points to web server with ...
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Forwarding every message in a folder to a specified email address

How can I forward each message in a mail folder (I am using alpine where each mail folder is actually a single file in mbox format) to a specified recipient? I would like each message in the folder to ...