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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 can I safely open a suspicious email?

Suppose I receive an email that I highly suspect is some form of spam but I'm not 100% sure. Suppose also that I'm using form of webmail (like Gmail) with good spam filters, but this message made it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Thunderbird 3: see size of folder?

In Thunderbird 3, how do you see the size of a folder? I.e. the total size of all emails in a certain folder?
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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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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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Math formulas in emails

Is there a way to enter LaTeX (or similar) formulas into an E-Mail and get them rendered as typeset formulas on the receiving side, perhaps with cooperation of the receiving party? My preferred mail ...
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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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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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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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How do I create an email filter with complex logic?

I subscribe to a Yahoo Group that sends out hundreds of messages a day (or dozens of "digests"). Of these, I want to read about 3 messages. So, I have some criteria to filter out the cruft, but ...
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Crontab Error Emails: Set Sender to Root Using -f

For a crontab entry in this format, */1 * * * * /usr/bin/php /app/<userid>/command --flag='value' I see this message emailed to <userid>@host (and view via mail) at one per minute: ...
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Is there a way in Mozilla Thunderbird to delete mail from the remote server and keep it locally?

Is it possible to have Thunderbird delete mail from the server but leave it on your local disk? Ideally I'd like to be able set it up so that it will delete mail on the remote server under a certain ...
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Outlook error-'Can't open e-mail folders.You must connect to Exchange w/ current profile before you can sync folders w/ your Outlook data file'

Note that the error message I put in the title of this question is abbreviated. The actual error message is below. I have an Exchange account and using Outlook 2010 as the client. I run in Cached ...
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Automatic Notification of Degraded RAID Array in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on top of a RAID-1 array. Out of curiosity, I decided to bring up the "Disk Utility" program to inspect the status of my array. To my surprise, the array was listed as ...
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Can I use the Windows 8 mail app with Exchange without adding a Microsoft Account?

I am using Windows 8 at work. Our Exchange server is configured to allow access from the Windows 8 mail app. Unfortunately, I cannot figure out how to use the mail app without first adding a Microsoft ...
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Email sent from Thunderbird identity keeps 'from' field of the original account

Summary Emails sent from a Thunderbird identity I retain the 'from' address of the original gmail account. Explanation I'm using Thunderbird 14 on a portable installation with Google as provider, ...
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Is there a way to get mail from /var/mail in a different client?

Many Linux systems store mail for users in /var/mail. Is there some way I can fetch that mail using my preferred email client? (I use Apple Mail on OS X Lion, but if there's way to do this that works ...
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How to access emails managed by Mozilla Thunderbird in console mode?

For some reason, I have to remote ssh to my working station and access some emails. I am curious to know if there is anyway to access emails managed by Thunderbird(3.0) in console?
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How do I integrate GPG with alpine?

I have tried a couple of howtos, but they seem to either be too out of date or just plain don't work (don't work for me, at least). How do I sign and encrypt messages, as well as check integrity of ...
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General: Best way to deal with cleartext password? Specific: Cygwin/email/bash

I'm setting up Cygwin, and one of the packages I'm using is 'email' for, what else, sending e-mail from a script. I've "improved" one of my concerns about email's configuration, by copying ...
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Automatic reformatting of an email: toppost→bottompost

I prefer replies to emails to be formatted as "quote first, then answer" instead of top-posting. When I reply to a top-posted reply, I sometimes manually reformat the email to make it fully ...
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Set Thunderbird “from” address by incoming “to” address

I have configured my email server to send all email to my mailbox. So x@example.com and y@example.com go to one mailbox. Every forum, registration, and guy get their own address for sending me emails ...