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How can I best manage my email when I use multiple computers?

I use multiple computers through the day, some at work, some personal. I also presently use Outlook 2010 to receive most of my email, and a variety of webmail interfaces for the rest. For my ...
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.pst displays emails from 2008-2009 only

I recently copied a couple .pst files to a hard disk for backup purposes. When I tried to get them back in another computer, Outlook 2007 only shows emails from 2008 and 2009, even it if has emails ...
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How can I see the plain text version of a MIME email?

I'm building an App that will send HTML emails. I compose MIME formatted email. I want to test both versions of the content (Html and Plain text) : Is there a way to see the plain/text version of the ...
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Is it possible to backward search through the `Alpine` inbox?

I am using Alpine (formerly Pine) for email. I can search for words in the inbox using w and the keyword. However this searches from the oldest to the newest items which is not always efficient when ...
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Security difference between webmail access and desktop email client? [closed]

Is there a difference in privacy and security between webmail access and desktop email clients? Is one inherently more secure than the other? Is it more secure to use an email service that does not ...
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How would you monitor emails within your network?

How would you monitor Emails which is over HTTPS connection within your network. I know there are some steps involved before the connection is established and the communication actually starts, so how ...
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How to Normalize Sender Names in Outlook

For the same person I usually have a few different names and mail addresses as the from and to fields of my mails. For example: John Doe John Doe (john.doe@googlemail.com) John Doe (john.doe@gmail....
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How to telnet login to email server as administrator?

There is a administrator interface for our webmail, where we supply our administrator name and password. In there we can see user information and system log etc., but it only shows very limited ...
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How to decode email header content

When open up the header or read the raw source of an email, I see header-vales in, for example, X-Cm-Senderinfo or Thread-index to be strings of encoded text. I though they are base64 but I tried ...
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Change Adobe Reader's default program for e-mail links

When I click an e-mail address in Adobe Reader X, an Outlook e-mail window opens, even though Thunderbird is my standard e-mail client and assigned to the mailto: protocol. How can I make Adobe ...
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How to send email to only of one the recipient?

Is there a way to send email where receiver sees multiple recipient email addresses includes his, but in fact only send to one receiver himself?
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How can I export my old emails from a private server to Gmail servers?

Let's suposse I have a lot of emails in a private email server. Organized in folders, subfolders, tags, etc. I want to migrate all this emails (with their current organization) to a new email domain ...
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Can receive email but not send

I have this strange problem that has been plaguing me for almost a month. We have a small office (less than 20 users) that use Charter as an ISP - cable modem. We also have an external host, ...
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Emails popping up back in Inbox after moving them or deleting them

I am using Outlook 2010 and this problem popped up just a couple of days ago. When I go and delete emails or move some others to my folders,the next time I go to look at my email, all the emails are ...
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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 is mail actually sent when I use the Linux “mail” command?

What email account is used to send an email when using the mail command from the linux terminal as in: echo "Body of email" | mail -s "Subject" abc@def.com If the emails are not being sent, does ...
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Set php mail() function to use smtp authentication

So, how can I set php's mail() function to use smtp authentication? I have a web server and then an mail server. All company's email, incoming or outgoing, passes through the mail server and I was ...
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Outlook, S/MIME, IMAP and Cert Expiration

How does outlook handle encrypted IMAP-Mails after the certificate/key the mail has been encrypted with expires? To still read the e-mail, that is encrypted on the IMAP-Server, I would need the ...
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Exchange cannot deliver emails to my domain

I have a (non-Exchange) mail server which works fine. But some people cannot send us emails when they use Exchange. We don't see any connection attempt to our mail server from their SMTP server. I ...
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Thunderbird removes leading spaces before XML/HTML tags, how can I disable that feature?

The following is especially annoying on XML / HTML / XSL / etc user groups and mailing lists. When I create a new plain-text message and type the following message in Thunderbird 9.0.1: Check this ...
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How to view Gmail using VM in Emacs via Imap?

I followed instructions at here and now I get the following error when I ran vm: vm-imap-protocol-error: IMAP protocol error: "unexpected char (10)" $ lsb_release -rd Description: Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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Sequential email send in Thunderbird like one can do in Outlook?

I tried to queue up a bunch of emails with large file attachments in Thunderbird 9 and it immediately tried to send each one when I clicked send. The large amount of simultaneous emails choked my SMTP ...
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What Are the Risks of Storing a “Personal” Email Password Password Locally?

I sometimes use MS Outlook 2010 on my home PC to check my personal Hotmail, but I have to type my password in every time I connect. What risks would I face if I allowed MS Outlook to memorize my ...
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From address different from the SMTP address sent through Outlook 2007

I have a web-only-based email address I want to use when writing from Outlook 2007 but the web-based email address doesn't allow SMTP connections. In Outlook, I can configure an account that has my ...
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Execute command/script after file transfer

I've configured a server (Ubuntu) with OpenSSH for file transfer via sFTP. The requirement is that after a file transfer, a mail is sent confirming the file was received by the system. How would I do ...
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How reliable is the “from” header in an email?

When I get an email from john@example.com, how certain can I be that it is actually from him? If the SMTP "from" header is john@example.com it is possible that it could be spoofed. Can DKIM, SPF, or ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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How to automatically upload e-mail attachments

When I have an e-mail with an attachment that exceeds usual limits (say 10 Mb), I upload the file to a private remote FTP server (using a simple homemade PHP upload tool), and I add the link to my e-...
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Wrong “From” Email Address when Replying & Forwarding in Outlook 2010 & Saves in wrong Sent folder

Software - MS Outlook 2010 Also - I use a 3rd party Recruiting CRM application built on MS Framework so highly compatible, with an Outlook Add-in component for capturing emails I receive from anyone ...
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How to change a POP account to IMAP in Outlook or Windows Live Mail?

I have some e-mails accounts sets to POP and now we have the IMAP service, so we would like to change to IMAP because of the benefits that it comes with it. But I'm trying to do that in Outlook (2007)...
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Rule to move all mails from the users of a Distribution List to a Folder

We are using Outlook 2007, and I wanted to create a rule that would move all the emails coming from any of the users that are a part of a specific Distribution List to a specific folder. I have tried ...
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Configure Outlook to defer message delivery until a specific time

Is it possible to configure Outlook 2010 to defer the delivery of all messages until a specific time of day? I know that it's possible to create a rule for outbound messages that will defer delivery ...
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How to search emails by matching header fields against regex “in” Thunderbird?

How to search emails by header fields such as Subject, Sender, Receipt, against regex? The emails are fetched and read with Thunderbird. But the searching doesn't need to occur through Thunderbird ...
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Show oldest when clicking on Outlook conversation?

Question: How can I make Outlook 2010 always select the oldest unread message in a conversation when expanding it? Details: Outlook 2010 inbox is configured to "Show as Conversations" (w/ "Always ...
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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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Why are uploads maxing out CPU?

Some odd behaviour ... when sending / uploading files, my CPU usage goes to about 100%; Activity Monitor reports 'Kernel Task' as the culprit. I first noticed this when sending emails in Mail, but it ...
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Can't see emails older than one year in Outlook 2010

I'm using Outlook 2010 on my office and home computer and have setup my email as IMAP on both. I can't see emails older than one year. I have tried to check the setting on both computers but can't ...
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Thunderbird and multiple email addresses management

I am managing around 30 email addresses. Sometimes I use a wrong email address to send an email then often receive a reply "Who are you ?" afterward. For example, I always use email1@gmail.com to ...
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Tell Thunderbird not to truncate or wrap lines when sending email

When I compose and send an email (I always write plain-text emails) in Thunderbird, it always truncates my sentences and adds line breaks in the middle of my sentences. How do I turn this feature ...
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How can I change the subject of messages on an Exchange server automatically?

I want to do something more than just normal mail -> folder rules; I want to put a layer in front of my exchange server that lets me, for example, rewrite subjects into a more readable form. I get ...
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Filtering emails based on Sender, Subject and Body

I am using Thunderbird 9. My input is a series of emails I receive regularly that I want to filter at two levels. First, if the email is from a specific sender and contains one of a set of strings, ...
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Outlook Messages are invisible, but viewable via search

I have a User who received 3 emails which he tried to move to a subfolder via drag'n'drop. After moving them he viewed the folder but it was shown as empty. This is a simplified version of the folder ...
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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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Sync different instances of Thunderbird when using IMAP

I am using 2 computers: 1 personal laptop (Linux) and 1 work desktop (WinXP). I use Thunderbird on both computers to fetch email from my GMail account. I haven't been using this email client for very ...
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Autoreply email based on condition

I am looking for a software or an addon for thunderbird which can help to reply or send email automatically based on defined condition. For example, when I receive an email with content : From : ...
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How do I filter on the BCC field in Outlook?

I have a filter set in Outlook that puts any message I send to myself, where my name is not on the To or Cc line, to a specific folder. I use this when I send emails I need to follow-up on. I Bcc ...
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How do you get Thunderbird's replies to show up at the top of the email?

How do you get Thunderbird's replies to show up at the top of the email, rather than the bottom? I have provided an example below: Initial email: On 1/11/2012 5:17 PM, m*@n***.com wrote: How did ...
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Delete old files x days and send email if its done

I have a script that works removing files x days and keep the folders. I'm trying to send an email once its done with the deletion. Any advice? Current script is below: #!/bin/bash find /testftp/* -...
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What does the mailto beside the sender's email mean?

John sent an email to Tom, who sent me an email, embedding the original email. In Gmail, this is the message Tom sent me: Hi I'm tom. -----Original Message----- From: john@example.com [mailto:john@...
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Configuring nullmailer on Linux?

I'm setting up a new Linux Mint 12.0 installation, and oddly enough, it doesn't come configured with any sort of local mail. What it has, instead, is nullmailer — a daemon that does nothing but ...