Questions tagged [email]

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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How to view all messages in certain mailbox folder in Cyrus imapd?

I am currently planning to move several IMAP mailboxes from an old server to a new one. On both servers, Cyrus imapd serves these mailboxes. I have thoroughly evaluated my options and have come to the ...
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Why this regex pattern for email is so popular when it does not even take in to consideration for lower case letters?

I have seen the below pattern is used in several places (even on sof) as an example for email id validation. \b[A-Z0-9._%+-]+@[A-Z0-9.-]+\.[A-Z]{2,}\b the above is taken from https://www.regular-...
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Mutt subject is garbled when using japanese/chinese characters

When using mutt command: mutt -e "set content_type=text/plain" -e "my_hdr From:abc@gmail.com" -s "取样更多 サンプル 样品 text" -c "取样更多" -a "サンプル取样更多" Now ...
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Postfix Mail Relay Help

My company - fred.com - sends internal mail to an external MS Office email exchange, using MailEnableAdmin on Windows, primarily for server alert mail. The plan is to move away from MailEnableAdmin on ...
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Creating nicknames for command arguments

I would like to use a nickname (foo) for my email address (foo@domain.com). The goal is to be able to do echo "This is a test email" | mail -s "Email Title" foo instead of echo &...
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Anonymous email client

I want to config any internet activities of the email client being routed by TOR or other proxy, and like TBB, each tab has different IP than others. Or as easy I want, where to download anonymous ...
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File not attached while send HTML email in Bash

File is not attached while send in HTML email Bash Below is my sample script ,while executing the script the mail was sent with out an attachment. Please help. #!/bin/bash FOUND_EMAIL_TEXT="This ...
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Why is the email sending process not symmetric with the receiving process?

Reading https://ccm.net/contents/116-how-email-works-mta-mda-mua and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email_agent_(infrastructure), I wonder why the email sending process is not symmetric with the ...
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mutt macro to save attachment fails when file already exists

My .muttrc includes macro attach s <save-entry><bol>/myDir/<enter><shell-escape>chmod\ -R\ a+r\ /myDir/.<enter> When I hit s, this saves an attachment into /myDir. But ...
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How to set neomutt as default email client in i3?

I've tried the following solution, After creating ~/.local/share/applications/neomutt.desktop with the following content, [Desktop Entry] Name=neomutt GenericName=neomutt Icon=neomutt Exec=neomutt %...
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Exim to send mail from different IPs

Suppose I have a Debian Linux box with two assigned IPs. I want Exim 4 to send email from this box from two different IPs dependently on the sender (or From:) domain. How to do this with Exim 4? If it'...
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SpamAssassin: block e-mails from all-but-some domains to a specific user

I have an e-mail address like so: example@mail.com I want SpamAssassin to block all mail to only this user except from domains mail.com and mail.net. All I've seen in the documentation are separate ...
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How to automatically encrypt and forward mails from root account?

I have a debian 10 server and I want to forward all mails from root to an ordinary email-address but encrypt them with gpg beforehand. Here on Stackexchange I found a solution with procmail, but after ...
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Can Mutt be used to access Inbox messages in a bash script?

I've got scripts that collect data on errors and sends them into a ticketing system. If any developments occur regarding an existing ticket, I want to be able to access the email inbox to get the ...
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How to upload maildir to imap service

I have recovered a crashed server with maildir folders in it (ex WHM server) and need to transfer these messages to the new server with imap. I cannot run imap services on the old server. but I have ...
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Claws-Mail Spell Checker Not Finding hunspell-en_CA

I'm running the latest Claws-Mail (v3.17.6) on Arch Linux and downloaded the latest hunspell-en_CA package (v2019.10.06). When I go to 'Configuration > Preferences > Spell Checking' the 'Default ...
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How to reply to a mail meeting invitation with neomutt

How do I reply to an Ical/ICS/vcal invite in neomutt or more specific with terminal programs. I can import them to calcurse, but I need to reply too.
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Alternative to using POP3/IMAP to access mail on my own machine?

I am setting up my own mail server on a Linux box and want to programmatically scan incoming emails. One way to do this would be to set up Postfix and Dovecot, and connect to the inbox via POP3/IMAP. ...
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How do I send emails via msmtp from inside XEN DOM0

I have a XEN server with someVMs, one of them is the email server. How do I tell DOM0 to send all root emails to my administration email, which is inside the email-VM? I tried install msmtpd and added ...
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davmail: can only connect with openssl to localhost

I've read a number of articles on setting up davmail, and followed https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-davmail-on-centos-6#basic-configuration to enable it on my CentOS ...
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outgoing smtp choose server based on From address

I use an email client called Alpine. Currently I start it in one of several different modes in order to specify the outgoing SMTP server based on what I'm doing, in particular the From address that I ...
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Why don't I have anything in my /var/mail directory in linux mint 19.3

I never really understood the organisation of mail for notifications in Unix, but I always took for granted that system notification mails was an inescapable fact. However I just tried to start idle3....
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command line auto-forward from Gmail account to multiple addresses

I am looking a way to setup a machine running Armbian to auto-forward messages from a Gmail account to multiple addresses at a specific given time every day. I have managed to install mutt and have ...
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“Unable to set AuthPassword” ssmtp

I am setting up smtp to sent mails via terminal and getting "non-zero" status. In my log files there is a log about "Unable to set AuthPassword" password contains characters and ...
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Sendmail: Block email going to specific address [Centos]

We've inherited some systems with CentOS that are sending emails to people are no longer working for us. So, since there is no clue which app is sending these emails, I wanted to block them from the ...
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Sending email attachments in plain text format instead of base64

I need to send an email. The requirements are as follows: Plain text and not HTML (Message type) Plain text and not base64 (Attachments, given that my attachments are all ASCII text files.) How do I ...
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Thunderbird spellcheck does not work sometimes when replying to message

I am using automatic spellcheck in Thunderbird v68.8 on Debian Buster (misspelled words are automatically underlined) it works reliably when I create a new empty message but when I am replying to a ...
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HTML content in office 365 email is visible as plain text while it is correctly visible in gmail

I'm trying to send out some HTML content via email using mail linux command. I'm on CentOS 7. mail -s "$(echo -e "This is Subject\nContent-Type: text/html")" gpsanjeewaa@gmail.com pradeep.sanjeewa@...
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Neomutt Show Email Body as preview

I am trying to switch away from thunderbird into Neomutt but I need some ability to see the contents of emails without manually opening a pager. I receive way too many emails that are extremely short ...
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Postfix virtual alias mapped to unix accounts with a catchall for non matches

I have a postfix mail server set up and mapped to different unix accounts on the server. I want to be able to accept mail to specific addresses defined in /etc/postfix/valias and route to a mapped ...
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Prevent Ctrl-D from moving to next mail when reaching bottom of email in mutt pager

I have the following keybindings in my muttrc (among others). bind generic,index,pager \Cf next-page bind generic,index,pager \Cb previous-page bind generic,index,pager \Cd ...
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How do I setup email on FreeBSD? [closed]

I am new to handling things in a low level fashion and I am horrified at the lack of documentation for newbies who have had zero experience setting up MTAs, MDAs, etc. I simply need to connect to my ...
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Sendmail (by postfix) is not working on Ubuntu

For about 2 days I'm trying to configure Ubuntu so that I can send an email, but when I type in: echo "Subject: sendmail test" | sendmail -v my@email.com I'll get: postdrop: warning: unable to look ...
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Containerised Postfix treating External e-mails as Internal e-mails

I have an iRedMail Mail Server running in an LXD container. Unfortunately, all e-mail is currently treated as internal e-mail, effectively making it an openrelay. Container host VPS, with its own ...
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How to decrypt attachments embedded in an e-mail with gpg?

When I decrypt an e-mail received from Gmail, I get the attachment as a base64 encoded string in the body of the decrypted e-mail. I have to then manually extract the base64 string and decode it with ...
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what does “postsuper -d ALL” do on the filesystem?

postsuper -d ALL will delete all mails that are still in the postqueue without sending them again. But what exactly is happening on the filesystem when you call this command? I have a snapshot of a ...
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Can unattended-upgrades send a test email?

I've been tearing my hair out trying to figure out why running unattended-upgrade wouldn't result in an email in my inbox, only for one to turn up this morning. Is there a way to help debugging a new ...
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Mail: Forward e-mails and also keep a copy

I am using the ~/.forward file to forward my institution's e-mails to my Gmail account. I also want a copy of e-mails to be kept in the institution servers. How can I do that? Thanks in advance.
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Install Mail or Mailutils without postfix

I have setup a postfix relay docker using port 25, so I can't run postfix too on my server, but I want to be able to use the "mail" command, but it always wants to install postfix too. How can I get ...
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New user to roundcube webmail

I am a new user of roundcube webmail via gandi. I cannot send or receive any emails. No emails are being received in the box and if I try to send a email I get the following error message : SMTP ...
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Is there any IMAP/POP3 rely and archiving server application?

Classic email setup: [REAL-MAIL-SERVER] [IMAP/POP3 >] ---------> [EMAIL-CLIENT] [Storage] Is there any server application (open source) that would permit to store ...
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Back up Gnome Evolution Mail from IMAP Account

I would like to automatically back up the mail from an IMAP account in evolution everytime my backup script runs. (In case this is relevant, I use borg-backup.) Is it save to just put the folder in ~/...
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thunderbird: different color for new email, when I am only a “cc” recipient, instead of regular “to” recipient

Is there a way to use different color for new email in inbox, when I am only a "cc/bcc" recipient, instead of regular "to" recipient ? I am alredy using custom color for new emails in inbox. This is ...
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PostFix get EMails with php and write it into HTML

I Have a PostFix Server where i installed apache2 and php7.2. Now i am creating a WebPage where i want to display all my received EMails. What code do i Need to view the EMails? I tried echo "type ...
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Postfix with amavis: “mail for localhost loops back to myself”

When I try to send mail from some host on the network to a mailserver (mail-test) using echo "hello!" | sendmail ethan@mail-test.[REDACTED DOMAIN] , I get this undelivered message as a result: <...
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Neomutt Multi account

I have been using mutt for a while and got it to work pretty well with 2 gmail accounts. I have 2 macros set to switch from one to the other. wanting to move to neomutt, the exact configuration is ...
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Store encrypted password while using mutt

I have followed the following link: Mutt: how to safely store password? Not sure what i am missing, but not working the way I need it to. Here is what I notice when I got to the shell prompt and ...
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Show my response mutt

How do I view my response to an email? I do have an email I have previously responded to (it is marked with 'r' now). I am asking for a setting to always show my responses in threads. I would be happy ...
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Retrieve mails and process each attachment individually

I want to retrieve new mails using a shell script and if the mail I just retrieved has attachments, these attachments should be saved to a folder. Before the next mail is retrieved, the attachments ...
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Alpine 2.2 [Mail not sent: Sender address rejected: not owned by user]

I'been trying to configure the command line mail client Alpine to work with an autistici.org mail account. I can access to my inbox and read incoming mail without an issue, the problem is I can't send ...

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