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Utility for extracting MIME attachments

I am looking for a command-line tool for Unix (ideally, available in a Debian / Ubuntu package) for extracting all MIME parts from a multipart email message (or the body from a singlepart with an ...
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RSS to e-mail notifications?

There's a web site that's supposed to upload a video I'd like to watch but it could be in several weeks. The only way to be notified of any change is through RSS, but I don't use RSS at all, so ...
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Gmail virus scan when using a client like Thunderbird

As you know Gmail scans attachment for viruses (when using native web interface). I was wondering if Gmail is doing the same thing when used by email client such as Thunderbird ? If not is there ...
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thunderbird deleting my emails from the pop3 server

I am using thunderbird with yahoo pop3 account. In thunderbird I have ticked the "leave the message on server" option, but still my emails are being deleted from the yahoo server.
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Emacs: how to start Gnus without fetching mail?

When you run M-x gnus it first fetches all mail and news and only then opens group list. I want it to start without downloading mail, just open the group list right away. I skimmed through info ...
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Is there a FOSS macro somewhere that will convert tabs to the spaces up to the next tab mark?

Would like to ensure text documents don't get mangled by badly behaving email clients on smart phones that mangle tabs, so would want to convert tabs to the number of spaces up to the next tab mark in ...
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Unable to open Infopath2007 files in Outlook 2010

Our company recently began upgrading selected users to Outlook 2010, however we all still remain on Infopath 2007. Everything seems to be working fine for our users going from Infopath 2007 to ...
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What are the usual methods used for collecting email information from a corporate website? [closed]

What are the usual methods used for collecting email information from a corporate website, and What are the usual ways one can undertake to protect that data i.e. to protect its users/emails from ...
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Setting up mutt for gmail

I am trying to set up mutt for gmail. I am following instructions at http://crunchbanglinux.org/wiki/howto/howto_setup_mutt_with_gmail_imap, however, after putting set from = ...
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How can I get automatic email meeting reminders using Outlook & Office 365?

How can I set up Microsoft Outlook with Office live to send email reminders before meetings to attendees? This is so that I can schedule tasks that need doing and ensure that everyone is reminded by ...
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Why is it auto spell check isn't enabled for Title/Subject

I have noticed that both Firefox/Outlook don't have auto spell check for the subject text box of emails. For Firefox, I am referring to Yahoo web mail. The subject is supposed to contain texts, then ...
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Unable to receive emails using Postfix

I've set up Postfix on a VPS running Centos 6, and I can access webmail using Squirrel Mail fine. But when I send or receive emails from my Gmail and other personal account I don't receive them on the ...
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Why is base64 needed (aka why can't I just email a binary file)?

I was reading up on Base64 encoding, and found this on Wikipedia: Base64 encoding schemes are commonly used when there is a need to encode binary data that needs be stored and transferred over ...
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Unable to send email using Postfix - Connection Refused

I've set up Postfix on my server along with Squirrel Mail. However, every time I go to send an email to my Gmail account from the server the email never arrives. I get no bounce back emails, I get no ...
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OpenOffice 3.3.0 menu entry “Send -> Document as e-mail” does not work with Zarafa Web-Client

We have a Windows XP SP3 (German) with OpenOffice 3.3.0 installed and use Zarafa as Groupware. We modified the registry in order to set Zarafa WebAccess (Browser -> website) as the default mail ...
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Is there IMAP Mail Retrieval Agent (MRA) solution that caches 'seen' messages?

I wish to find an MRA which will only download mail it hasn't previously downloaded (regardless of IMAP 'seen' flag) and pass them to a Mail Delivery Agent (MDA). I wish to use a remote IMAP server ...
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Sending documents as html

I was just writing a proposal for a client and I was using markdown with vim as an editor. I then convert the markdown to a PDF and send that to the client. This works okay but I would like to have a ...
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Outlook - Prefix Reply With Character (HTML e-mails, too)

This question: Outlook - How to Prefix original email contents with some character while replying to that email is very similar to mine, and it was addressed with the less-than-helpful I'm ...
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How to configure Emacs smtp for using a secure server (gmail)

This is a question originally posed on https://answers.launchpad.net/vm/+question/108267 on 2010-04-26. It asks how one should configure Emacs mail sending packages on MS Windows for use with secure ...
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Are email services like GMail and Hotmail insecure when using SMTP and TLS?

I remember recalling that SMTP is insecure and is transferred in plaintext. But we use TLS on these servers and they don't support foreign relaying. Does this mean that messages are safe? Or do they ...
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Reading email from Emacs VM using a secure server (Gmail)

This is a question (see below) originally entered at https://answers.launchpad.net/vm/+question/108267 and upon the recommendation of Uday Reddy the question and answers are being moved here. The ...
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When doing an e-mail merge in Office 2010, Outlook forces me to approve EVERY email sent

When doing an email merge from Excel data, via a Word template, into Outlook (all Office 2010), I get the dialog displayed above. For every single email, I have to wait 5 seconds, then click the ...
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Move mail from specific address to an inbox folder

Is there a way I can set up my mail to automatically move to a specific inbox folder depending on the source address? EDIT: I'm using thunderbird specifically. Mac, Windows, and Linux. from address: ...
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How to find all the email related files mixed into an old file archive?

Just to be clear, the question is not about accessing archives of emails, but finding email related files mixed into a file archive "randomly" with lots and lots of other files; which is to say, right ...
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Merge Thunderbird inbox from two separate mailboxes

I have used 2 laptops over the last 2 years, and on each laptop I have set up my email accounts on them. I often had to go to each of the different laptops to retrieve specific e-mails, and as bad as ...
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How to better organize email on Gmail via IMAP client? [closed]

I have many unread and read emails on Gmail account; It is creating problems day by day as I only check emails on alternate days. What are ways to cut down this and so that I can focus on the email ...
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Email mistakenly marked as spam [closed]

I have my own email server and I've recently noticed that many of the emails I sent ended up in the recipients' spam folder. I have verified the IP of my mail server and it's not in any blacklist. ...
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Outlook 2007 Server Side rules only apply to new emails, not old emails. How do I change this?

When I create a client side rule in Outlook, I can click "Run Rules Now", and it will apply my rules (which move mail from the inbox into subfolders) to all past mail items. However, this button ...
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Postfix mail storage files

I have server disks from a Linux system. Linux has crashed. I would like to know how to check where the mails are stored in the system (probably postfix). I can only view files in Windows - the Linux ...
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Outlook or OWA: How can I convert an e-mail message to a draft?

There's an option in Thunderbird called Edit as new... which converts a message to a draft. I am looking for something similar in Exchange. Reasoning: We migrated old e-mail of a user from an IMAP ...
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Outlook email sort places selected email at bottom of screen

In Microsoft outlook, I want to sort by subject to see all subjects related to the message I am reading. When I arrange by subject, the emails are sorted correctly, but the email I have selected ...
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export emails from PST file in Outlook 2010 to Thunderbird

I will start by describing the problem.. I had an email account configured in Outlook 2010 connected to an Exchange server. I backed up my emails locally into a PST file. (now I no longer have access ...
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Opening Forwarded emails from Mac Users

I am running Outlook 2007. Whenever a mac user forwards me an email, it has a MIME type, "x-apple-msg-attachment" . What program can I use to view such messages? Outlook won't open them.
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Sending and receiving mail from/to personal SMTP server

I'm trying to setup a SMTP server from my Windows machine. What I'm trying to do is only for learning experience; I won't actually be using the server regularly. I've installed hMailServer on my ...
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How to automatically add to the address book the addresses from emails I've received in Outlook Express 6?

I have quite a few saved emails in Outlook Express. Is there some way to automatically get the email addresses of their senders and add them to the address book? I can do some programming if it's ...
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How to backup a specific folder, with subfolders, in Outlook 2011 Mac?

I can drag-n-drop a folder in Outlook 2011 for Mac to my desktop and it automatically stores it as a .mbox file which I can import later. It does not work for folders that have subfolders. Only ...
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How can I tell how many bytes a block of text in an email takes up?

I'm trying to find out how many bytes of data a PORTION of an email is taking up (not the whole email). How can I find this out? Maybe there's something in a text editor like notepad++ that could ...
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How to forward email for an entire domain to an email address using SRS (Sender Rewriting Scheme)

I have a domain for which I want to forward all email destined for addresses at that domain to a single email address. For example, I want to forward john@example.com and fred@exapmle.com and ...
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Can a Yahoo employee read my email? [closed]

I have a friend who works in Yahoo and claims that he can hack into anyone's email. Is that really true? I know its a vague question but I want to know if employees of Yahoo and Google have access ...
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Writing a cron job to email myself

How would i write a simple cron job to email myself a message at a certain time? Also is it possible to create a cron job without root access. I'm trying to use my school's server?
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How to convert thunderbird inbox file to eml

I got a bare Inbox file (that without any extension) from thunferbird that was copied from another machine. I do not have any info about account; only a few more .msf files. I need a way to convert ...
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Sync email with iPad keeping mailboxes and previous emails

I use Mail from OS X Lion with an email POP account. I have many mailboxes in order to organize it efficiently. Now I am considering to be able to sync it with my iPad, maintaining the same structure ...
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Exchange 2010 reply with history

I Would like to know if there's an option for this: When the user replay to a mail in exchange 2010 sp1, all the content of the discussion is put in the mail. One of my user don't want this. Is ...
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How does DNS work with respect to mail servers?

How does one setup mail on their DNS? Which kind of record should it be? Does it matter which type of mail is chosen? Which is the better mail protocol? How does the ssl work for this mail? If e.g. ...
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Where can I define the preferred message format for a specific recipient in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2003 and 2007, there was an option to choose the preferred message format on a per-contact basis. It's explained here: ...
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How to load email signature automatically?

I have a signature set up in my client e-mail (Windows Live Mail) which is an image, because it uses a lot of styles. When I send email it to another person, their e-mail client asks them whether ...
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Forwarding email in a specific folder only

I ran across a post on Super User that addressed a question about Outlook email forwarding. One user provided a script to utilize. Sub AutoForwardAllSentItems(Item As Outlook.MailItem) Dim strMsg As ...
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Display full/real email address from Lotus Notes?

Similar but different to How to find full/real email address from Lotus Notes? I want to display the full email address when someone sends me an email. Right now it only shows their display name (eg ...
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Move Emails Easily Using Search - Outlook 2011 Feature on the MAC for Outlook 2010 Windows

My main email client is Outlook 2010 for Windows 7. I also have a Mac but I do not use it that much however on the MAC you have Outlook 2011. In my Outlook 2010 for Windows 7, I have many many ...
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How to send an email on event (with event details) in Windows 7

How do I send an email with event details when some event occurs in Windows 7, for example when any user logs on? I've tried to use Event Viewer, but I haven't found out how to attach event details ...