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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Tell guest OS to use my dockerized mail server to send email

I have postfix running in a Docker container. A cronjob try to send email, but reply “(CRON) info (No MTA installed, discarding output)” error in the syslog According to this link, the solution is ...
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Procmail - auto reply with attachment

I am trying to auto-reply using procmail. I want to send back an HTML form with attachments (images; jpg/png). Is there a simple way to accomplish this? This is my piece of code so far: :0 | ($...
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How can I see settings of the email server?

I have root access to a Linux server (CentOS 5.10). I want to see the email server's settings such as whether SMPT is working, wheter there is an email server, port number, does it require SSL, what ...
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Restore POP3 messages using cone [on hold]

I accidentally set up POP3 with my mail account instead of using IMAP as my protocol. Now, cone took all the mails from my mail server and deleted it, the messages are now stored in the ~/.cone folder ...
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How do I fix the to address when forwarding with mail/exim?

I am using Debian Squeeze (I believe, the box doesnt really say) I config exim4 to use Gmail and put root: someuser in /etc/aliases then put my email address (name+box@gmail.com) in .forward. I ...
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Systemd Service for Offlineimap + gpg encrypted PW's inside tmux works manually after system start but not autmoatically

Short description, what i'm searching for: I want to have a detached tmux session automatically started as a systemd user service. Inside that, offlineimap should start and decrypt my login ...
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(offlineimap) Email directory still empty after successful connection; force methods don't make any difference

i have newly installed offlineimap, but after the first start my maildirectory is still empty. Furthermoore, the methods described here http://offlineimap.org/doc/FAQ.html#can-i-force-offlineimap-to-...
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Unable to use OfflineIMAP to sync Gmail

I'm trying to setup OfflineIMAP to sync my Gmail account to ~/Mail/Gmail. I'm using a pretty basic ~/.offlineimaprc from here. But OfflineIMAP doesn't connect to Gmail at all. This is the debug ...
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offlineimap : How to prevent moved messages to be marked as new after synchronization?

I am using offlineimap 6.3.4 on a Debian system to synchronize my emails with two different IMAP servers (running Zimbra) and a MS Exchange server (through davmail). Everything is OK except the ...
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Examples of (not recommendations for) Message Submission Agent (MSA) software

From the Wikipedia articles email and email agent, I gather that there exist software packages known as message submission agents (aka mail submission agents). The Wikipedia article on message ...
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Exim4 sends strange emails on root

Not so long ago I have found that exim is sending mail4root emails and logs them into /var/mail/mail. Example from exim log: 2016-07-19 09:39:02 1bPOgI-000370-1Q <= root@example.net U=root P=local ...
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Impossible to send mail with Oracle Linux

I just installed sendmail on Oracle Linux and with mutt I would like to send an e-mail. In the local system I have the username user1; in the ISP mail account I have the address mailaddress@domain.com....
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Using Trash with Mutt: Does it make sense?

I come from Thunderbird, which I found to be bloatware with spontaneous hiccoughs using 20–40% of processing power, weak IMAP and local mailfolder handling and a constant 100–500MB of RAM use. But it ...
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Mail forward: 550 5.7.1 Anonymous client does not have permissions to send as this sender

I want to install a small mailing list that forwards mails related to a specific project to all project members. So, let's say there are two members in that project userA@mailA.tld and userB@mailB.tld,...
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Sendmail command freezes when called

I have problem on my Debian 7.5. Since few weeks I have problem with sending mails. Function mail() in php stopped working. Before everything working ok. I tried login on shell and send mail by: mail -...
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Debian remove email from queue

How I can remove specific email/domain from email queue ? I tried to grep this email from server but no luck... Replaced emailaddress with {email} I'm getting in mail.log regularly ul 14 10:44:53 ...
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Mail one liner to check if null before sending [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify a script which emails a user group the contents of a directory. The modification I'm looking for is to check the script below to see if it has valid output before sending. The ...
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How do I change FROM address using mailx on FreeBSD from command line?

I'm using following system: $ uname -a FreeBSD X 9.2-RELEASE-p17 FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p17 #0 r282430: Mon May 4 13:59:58 PDT 2015 root@X:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/R610 amd64 $ pkg info mailx mailx-0....
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centos6.4 fetchmail not downloading mail more than 5MB?

i just configured fetchmail in CentOS 6.4. by the help of this tutorial everything is working mail is downloading well. But it's not downloading mails with attachments more than 5MB(approx.). ...
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mbsync not downloading new mails?

My .mbsyncrc file includes the lines MaxMessages 1000 ExpireUnread yes However, when attempting to download my gmails, it doesn't seem to sync the newest ones. For example, I've just done an ...
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Stopping postfix - are messages queued when postfix is idle?

I am running some scans on my server tonight and would like to disable email notifications since there is a chance for a LOT of them to be sent out. I am planning to issue service postfix stop ...
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How can I configure Postfix to silently drop/discard/reject mails that were sent from specific users to an external address?

How can I configure Postfix to silently drop/discard/reject mails that were sent from specific users to an external address? It should work only for specific users E.g: abc@localdomain can send ...
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Is a mail forwarder possible without a domain?

I'm trying to use net-enabled Arduinos to instrument some stuff around the house. For example, I'd like my dryer to text me when it's finished. So it would be useful to have a local mail server on a ...
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Sendmail Attachment

I was wondering if it's possible to include an attachment with sendmail. I am generating the following emailfile.eml files with the following layout From: Company Name <example@nowhere.com> To: ...
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convert attachments of type winmail.dat (TNEF) to “real” attachments in stored email messages, recursively in MailDir

Some email messages contain the attachments in a format called TNEF (Transport_Neutral_Encapsulation_Format). This attachment is usually called winmail.dat. Extraction tools exist for linux, but ...
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How do I send HTML email using linux 'mail' command?

mail -s "subject" xxxxx@gmail.com <test.html works, but only for plain text email. What is the correct way to send HTML email using the Linux command mail?
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postfix, dovecot, rainloop, can't log in

I configured dovecot, postfix and squirellmail - everything works just fine i can send and receive emails. It's Debian Jessie 64 on ovh hosting (VPS SSD 3) I went one step ahead and i want to use ...
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Postfix/Rancid - Confused by terminology, /etc/aliases, and relaying mail from localhost

I want to send notifications from a non-domain linux server, to my corporate email, me@company.com. My main concern is receiving notifications from an installed instance of rancid. I am confused by ...
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Move from sylpheed to Thunderbird easily

I've been using Sylpheed, but it is very bug-full and hard to use, so I'm trying to move all 8gb of my mails to Thunderbird (have been losing business emails left right and center, deletes entire ...
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How to set up local mail retrieval and delivery?

$ mail No mail for lazer $ I am able to send mails using mail. I have unread mails in my inbox as I can see in Outlook. Why doesn't mail show me my mails? How can I make mail fetch them?
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How do I change Simplescan's default email?

I found one other person with this issue from long ago. I'm currently: Mint 17.1/64/i5/16GB RAM 3.13.0-37-generic In SS, if I choose, "scan to email"--> it opens Chromium? I'd like to know if I ...
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When I schedule a command with 'at', can I change where the output is mailed to?

When I schedule a job/command with at to be executed in the future, the standard output and error of the command is "mailed" to the user that did the scheduling. So after my job runs, I get a message ...
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/ Owned by postfix:root after installing iRedMail

I followed this tutorial to install iRedMail on my CentOS 7 x64 System: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-iredmail-on-centos-6-5-x64 Why the *"$@*3 is / now owned by ...
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Uuencode is displaying the file contents in email body instead of attaching the file in the attachments

I want to send a simple text file as an attachment in an email. When the email is delivered, the attachment is missing, instead, the contents of the attachments are displayed in the email body. Need ...
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Problems with postfix/dovecot unable to receive mail

Can't receive mail on my server but can send just fine. From what I can tell in the logs, it complains about timing out. I check the connection externally using telnet from my PC, I can connect to ...
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Universal inbox application?

I am looking for an application that would allow me to read (summaries of) all kinds of inboxes and social media such as Gmail, Facebook, Disqus, StackExchange, Twitter etc. Is there such a thing?
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“User is authenticated but not connected” in ThunderBird

I am getting “User is authenticated but not connected” error from my Thunderbird when I tried to configure my outlook365 account in it. I am using Thunderbird 38.8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The current ...
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Spamassassin training problem with amavisd

I wrote a Outlook add-on that uses the Tell command to train spamassassin. The user selects the messages and clicks a Spam or Ham button. It works great. I have got everything to work but I cannot get ...
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Unix Email service mail not received

I have sent the mail from the Unix server using the below command.It does not show any error messages while entering the command. But, I did not receive the I sent in my mailbox. Am I doing something ...
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MTA with local delivery and per user smarthost

I have some problems choosing and configuring an MTA for my desktop system. Some tools like apt-listchanges or cron rely on local mail delivery and I think having local mail delivery available is a ...
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Search for mail content with mutt

Is it possible to use to search for specific mail content using built-in functionality of Mutt? Or, as last resort, how can I configure grep to be used in Mutt ? The documentation only mentions the ...
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sendmail not working

I have a website where mails are sent. Those mails from website (contact mail, booking mail) are being sent well. But when I go to shell with ssh and give sendmail myemail@mail.com it is not sending. ...
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Setup GMX email with SSMTP

I setup the simplest outgoing email server possible with ssmtp. It is giving me the error Authorization failed (535 Authentication credentials invalid). Here is my configuration without comments: # /...
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How to send a ghost email message?

When I was running tcpdump and watching output on my new created VPS (OS:CentOS 7.1) via SSH, a message appears suddenly: OPTIONS sip:100@My_VPS_IP SIP/2.0 Via: SIP/2.0/UDP 69.64.57.15:5596;branch=...
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Script to send mail using function

I am trying to write a bash script with a function which you use to send an email from the command line to an address and include a Cc address, a subject line, and an input file. For example, if the ...
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Send file as attachment without using mutt and uuencode

How can I send a file as an attachment via email in bash script, without using mutt and uuencode?
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Mutt - Automatic Display Sent Email

I am new to Mutt and I am trying to replicate Gmail's behaviour after sending an e-mail. It stays on the thread of the conversation and shows the sent e-mail. After sending a message in the Mutt ...
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systemd MAILTO-replacement failing

I'm trying to setup systemd to notify me via email if a unit fails, like Cron can be set up to do. I followed the guide on the Arch Linux wiki. So I set-up a sendmail shell script in /usr/local/bin/...
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crontab each 12 hour - when will it send an email?

I am installing new crontab job which will execute a shell script and then send the printed errors on the console to email. I know all of the required steps to do, which will be as following: 0 10,...
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moving or coping an email using doveadm

I am tring to copy some email (using doveadm) having the code 7F7029018730 in email header FROM email user spam@mydomain.com (INBOX) to account info@domain2.com (INBOX.spambox) . I tried using these ...