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I have + and = characters in my gmail password. How can I configure ssmtp to avoid authorization error?

My /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf:

How do I run ssmtp:

$ echo "email content" | mail -s "email subject"
send-mail: Authorization failed (535 5.7.1
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What program does the error occur in? Please give us some context. Brevity is good, but this is little to work on. – user 99572 is fine Jun 1 '12 at 17:54
I've attach some more information to the question. – Jofsey Jun 1 '12 at 19:45
Did you try single quotes, that should work for you – Suyash Jain Jun 26 at 16:56

The answer highly depends on the context in which you are entering or submitting the password. In some formats, you can surround your password in ""'s, in others you would need to escape the offending characters. This escape character, differs between programs, shells, Operating systems, etc. In Windows batch scripts the escape is ^ while in certain Linux or terminal situations, the escape is \.

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I tryed to store my password in 1234\+\=5678 form, but got the same error. – Jofsey Jun 1 '12 at 19:47

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