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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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How do I get a remind for emails I sent that remain unanswered after a period of time?

Here's a simple scenario I can't find any free solutions to: I am sending an email to a client to which I want to get a response within 3 days. If I get a response, I don't want to be bothered with ...
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How should I format plain-text emails to make everyone happy?

I prefer reading and writing emails in plain text. My emails are presented and composed in 80-character fixed-width-font windows, and I love text messages that are properly quoted (with “>”) and ...
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Is there a way to have customised text instead of subject in Thunderbird's inbox list?

I am getting a lot of informational emails like "You've got a new message from ..." or "Notification of Donation Received", which often do not contain any information in the subject so that I have to ...
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How to hide or remove email address from Windows 8 lockscreen?

I'm using Windows 8 and I have an Microsoft account (@outlook.com). I was wondering if there is a way to remove or hide my email address from the lockscreen. Note: I don't want to use a local ...
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Attach HTML as text in Outlook for Mac (2011)?

Outlook for Windows has an option when attaching files, under the arrow on the 'Insert' button on the file upload dialog box, called "Insert as text". When used with HTML files, it converts the HTML ...
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Import folders from Thunderbird to gmail?

I've been using Thunderbird for a while to manage my email, with a POP server, where all the messages are downloaded to my local machine, and then I sort them into folders. Now I want to migrate to ...
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Can Outlook be configured to only quote a selected portion of an email when replying?

After reading an email I would like to select the text to which I intend to respond, hit reply, and have the rest of the text deleted such that only the text I selected is contained in the reply-to ...
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How to disable email notifications for filtered messages in Postbox?

Postbox (which is based on the Thunderbird code) notifies me every time a new email arrives. I have some message filters in place which move some messages automatically from the Inbox to a different ...
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How to find Source for HTML Email

How to find the source of HTML Email on Outlook or Thunderbird ? is there any plug-in for that ?
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Email Client with Vim Editing

I've been using vim for about 5 years now and have grown quite effective with it, to the point where writing things without vim feels so painfully slow. Just about everything that I write, I write in ...
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How do I add canned responses to outlook (2003)

I have a number of situations where I need to respond to an email with a canned responses (sometimes with a few modifications). How can I do this with Outlook 2003?
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How to identify the emacs keybinding for something in the GUI?

I started using mu4e for email in emacs recently, and while I was successfully able to configure my email and get comfortable with the general navigations for keys, I can't seem to find the good old ...
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What all is required for email from my server to pass through spam filters?

I have a serverbeach server with postfix installed. The hostname is something like p3204059.pubip.serverbeach.com The FQDN is specified as NONE for the server itself. I clicked change ptr record, ...
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Make Outlook prompt for saving an e-mail just after sending

Is there a way to make Outlook prompt for saving an e-mail just after clicking on Send? I need to save not all but some of my sent emails. I set Outlook to save all sent emails and it's tiring to go ...
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Windows command line emailer

I have a Win2k3 box that I need a command line mailer to automate the sending of a log file. While I did some searching and came across a variety of tools that might work, I was just hoping for ...
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Strip attachments from emails to disk but leave a link in the email to the attachment

I want to be able to strip attachments from emails and save them to disk. What I also want to do in addition to this is leave a link within the email to the attachment that was stripped out and saved ...
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Automatically send Skype chat notifications to email?

I don't like to run skype all the time anymore. Is there any way to get chat notifications sent to my email account?
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Alternatives to using email (in particular, Outlook) as a knowledge store? [closed]

I suspect that, like many people, I use my work email account (accessed via Outlook 2007) to store information. I generally try to group similar things in folders and sub-folders, but with a multitude ...
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How to display the size of single emails?

I would like to be able to see the size of every email in my Thunderbird. I know how to check the size of a mail folder but not for a single mail. How can I accomplish this?
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Is there a way to use an inline PNG image in an Outlook e-mail?

In my work as a developer I sometimes find myself sending details emails with screenshots to illustrate some point or problem. The content of these screenshots is often text. So knowing that PNG is ...
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Gmail & Yahoo - offline mail viewer for Mac OS X

Two part question: I am having a difficulty regarding receiving my mail. I have 3 Gmail accounts & 1 Yahoo account. In Windows, I use Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express. What email client can I ...
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How I delete massive amounts of email from Outlook

Our production servers went into a spam-frenzy yesterday and I now have literally hundreds of thousands of emails strewn throughout my Outlook folders. I gave up even displaying one of the folders ...
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Collecting the output from a command in Windows from users that are not computer savvy

I was wondering what is the easiest way to collect the output from a command in Windows from users that are not computer savvy. E.g. For example, If I need to collect the output from ipconfig from 20 ...
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Why is Outlook 2007 resizing images in outgoing and incoming HTML email? How can I fix this?

In my Outlook 2007 client, embedded images in incoming emails appear resized when the message is viewed. The incoming images are resized to 198px wide, despite the original size. If it was larger, it ...
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Bounce mail spam in masses. What to do?

When I got up this morning I found more than 300 emails in my mailbox with numbers growing by the minute. All those mails were bounce mails coming from Russia. Looking at the attached original mails ...
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Only email on cron errors for jobs in cron.daily, cron.hourly, etc

I have several cron jobs that run (in /etc/cron.daily, /etc/cron.hourly, /etc/cron.weekly, etc.) and email root@localhost with the results. I'd like to stop those emails if the jobs are succeeding, ...
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How can my clients easily send me passwords securely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can clients easily and securely send me passwords? I often need to get passwords from clients for FTP, SSH, MySQL, Authorize.net, etc. What's an easy way for them to ...
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Gmail Notifier for Windows 7 showing “No Unread Mail”

My gmail Notifier on a Windows 7 machine is showing "No Unread Mail". However as a matter of fact I've many new unread messages in my inbox. Opening up my Inbox in Mozilla Thunderbird or Gmail's ...
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Track unanswered mails in Thunderbird

Sometimes you sent people an email and remove the issue from your mind but they never answer it. Is it possible to identify such mails in an easy way? For example by some kind of search folder? It ...
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Is there a folder Limit in Microsoft Outlook?

Is there a limit to the amount of folders you can create in Outlook? I need to support a lot of folders for something I want to do, but I don't want to hit a limit...
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How to move emails from outlook express to outlook on a different computer?

I have an old computer with thousands of emails under Outlook Express on an old Windows XP PC. I'd like to move them to a newer Windows 7 PC which uses Outlook 2010. What's the best way to do this? ...
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How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?

How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?
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Download all attachments in my gmail account

Does anyone know how to download all attachments in my Gmail Account. I'd actually like to just download files that are PDF, but downloading all and then sorting locally is also fine.
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Changing default from e-mail address for system accounts when using sendmail

I would like certain system accounts (root and www-data) to have the header From: Example Company <noreply@example.com> when e-mail is sent using either the mail or sendmail commands, or from ...
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Email Setup to Prevent Identity Theft

My father-in-law asked me for ideas to improve his email security. He read an article about how some hackers, having gained access to a Gmail account, were able to reset the account holder's passwords ...
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Disable or block outgoing email

To do web site testing, how can I disable or block the Centos server to not send out emails. Now, if I run in command line mail xxx@gmail.com I can send out emails. This is not good for website ...
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Get Explorer preview for .eml files in Windows 7

Is there an application or plug-in that allows viewing .eml E-Mail dumps (that may contain HTML and attachments) in Windows 7's preview pane? I'm aware of the possibility of adding the file type in ...
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How to setup MX Record?

I am trying to setup a mail server in my PC for my LAN network and I opted for Postfix but the configuration ask me to configure the MX Record, something about DNS configuration but I have no idea of ...
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Thunderbird not showing embedded images?

I receive a weekly report in Thunderbird (7.0) from the CMS i use for my website. It shows everything in the correct layout but no images. It shows there are 48 attachments vs showing the embedded ...
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download/export emails from webmail

I'm just switching my hosts and I want to move the emails from my accounts too. In order to have my current emails on the new host I want to download/export them and to import at the other host. In ...
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How to turn archiving off in thunderbird 3.1?

I don't really understand what the archiving really does in thunderbird but it is kinda annoying. Like if I get a email and read it. It will turn to read in my inbox, but will show up as unread in my ...
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Edit subject line of received email in Thunderbird 3.0

Is there a way to edit the subject line of emails you've received in Thunderbird? I use email a lot for work and it would be a lot easier if I could change subjects to make things easier to find ...
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Email service without SSL authentication

Does anyone know an email service that doesn't require the SSL or TLS authentication to send mails throught smtp? Edit: I don't know almost anythings about smtpm servers; the PC of my customer is ...
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How can I edit RSS feed address/URL in Apple Mail?

How can I easily edit / modify / change the address of an RSS feed URL / address in Apple Mail? I am on OS X 10.6.8, Mail 4.5. I found information on how to use terminal to export the list of feeds, ...
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How to fix GMail time stamps in Outlook?

One of my email accounts is hosted at an ISP with unreliable IMAP support, and I can't change it. Fortunately, I have my personal email set up on Google Apps for Domains, so I created another GMail ...
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Handling Junk Email with Apple Mail.app and Gmail

I've just setup my Apple Mail client to work with Google Apps through IMAP. One lingering question is how to best handle SPAM (Junk Mail), however. In their Help section, Google recommends that we ...
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Outlook 2003: how to forward messages and not lose the sender/recipient email addresses

This is a follow-up for my other question about Outlook 2003. How do I get Outlook 2003 to forward messages and include the email addresses instead of hiding them? Let's say I have the following ...
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How do I tell MS Word to email using GMail and NOT Outlook

When you have a document open and select Send, Email as attachment, MS Word defaults to Outlook. I have not used Outlook for a long time and I have changed all my default email clients to be GMail. ...
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Is there a aliases file for sSMTP?

I installed sSMTP for sending emails from command line. I want to create some alias for cron jobs: $ sudo vim /etc/aliases # append this line at the end myname: root $ newaliases ...