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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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Installing GNU mailutils on windows

I'm using Windows 7, and would like to use the GNU mailutils, specifically mu and mu4e. Unfortunately, these are not available as Cygwin packages. Is there any way to use GNU mailutils on windows ...
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Bizarre IMAP issue with Outlook 2013

Have a client that is using Outlook 2013 with a GoDaddy hosted IMAP email account. This was recently setup and they created a number of new folders by right clicking on the left side near Inbox and ...
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Outlook 2013 does not sync the drafts folder with my Outlook.com email

I'm using Outlook 2013 and have added my Outlook.com email address via the wizard and chose the Outlook.com option in that wizard. It's a custom domain (i.e. sid@mydomain.com thanks to ...
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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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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...
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Is there a way to have Windows Snipping Tool append Outlook's signature to emailed snips automatically?

I've recently deployed a logon script in our company to standardize signatures in MS Outlook. Someone has brought an interesting issue to my attention. When using the Snipping Tool to directly email a ...
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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Able to receive, but not send email over SMTP from VPS. I don't think I'm being blacklisted

The error I get is "421 Downstream server error" or something similar. Up until a few days ago I could send mail without any trouble. I've searched around, and most other people with this problem end ...
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MS Outlook 2013 showing an nonexistent unread email

I'm facing a problem with my Outlook 2013. In the 'Inbox' folder, there's a number indicating an unread e-mail. I've entered into all folders of my account (including search folders, MS Lync ...
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Thunderbird keeps freezing

Every time I do something in Thunderbird it freezes and says "Not Responding" from anywhere between 10 seconds to a full minute. When I say something I mean: moving a message, opening a message, ...
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Outlook 2013 is marking all messages read when it is opened

I have outlook 2013 and it is marking every message in my inbox read the second I open the program. I have no way of knowing which emails I have actually read or not. I can't figure out any reason ...
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How to prevent Outlook from sending header with IP address and hostname

Right now Outlook 2013 is sending each message with a header containing hostname, internal IP and external IP. How can this be stopped? This must take place on a local level because the computer is ...
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Using the thunderbird command-line, how can I open a specific email by message-id?

Thunderbird 24.2.0 has a -mail command-line parameter, with which a specific mail can be opened from the command line: $ thunderbird --help -mail <URL> Open the message specified by this ...
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How to forward an e-mail and add the original sender to Reply-To?

When forwarding an e-mail how to configure e-mail clients to put the address of the original e-mail sender (From:) to the Reply-To: (or different) header? I am looking mainly for a solution for ...
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Thunderbird formatting emails with odd tabs upon sending / saving as drafts

We use Thunderbird as the desktop mail client on a couple of machines, the actual emails server is gmail (Google apps for business) we connect via imap. The problem we are having is sometimes when ...
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Can I reconfigure postgrey to keep mail instead of rejecting it?

I have postgrey on my mailserver and it works really well. I actually suspect it works a little too well in that there are quite a lot of faulty mailservers out there that don't bother retrying. ...
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How do I achieve proper threading on Thunderbird?

I'm running Thunderbird 24 on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I have installed the Conversations extension, in order to group and visualize conversations based on threads, in a similar way to what gmail does. ...
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Filtering Outlook conversations started by a particular user

How can I setup Outlook 2010 to automatically filter all conversations started by a particular user and move them to another folder? Example: X sends emails to me and other people. Some of us respond ...
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How to turn off amazon email messages “Your amazon kindle document is here”?

I am subscriber of e-zine and I am receiving every day one ebook to my kindle. It works ok, but for each time I get a daily ebook, I receive also email with subject "your amazon kindle document is ...
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How can I attach multiple PDF files to a single email directly from a PDF viewer?

We use an indexing program (an add-in to our business software) that selects PDFs for viewing from among over 60,000 documents. It's not easy for end users to figure out where each opened PDF is ...
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Dummies guide to mailutils

As a prelude to learning more about postfix and dovecot (as a pure hobbyist) I'm trying to understand the mailutils package. I'm using Davmail so I have the server set up at localhost and my ...
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Options for sending an image email footer

We have our email footers as follows - Regards John Doe Acme Co. -acme co img logo- What i was wandering is whats the best way to get the logo into the footer, most email clients support html, ...
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Exim4 only sending to certain email addresses

I've recently set up a development server at my job to test out certain features. I am setting up exim4 to be the MTA for the server. However, when I test and send emails to my account on the server, ...
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Remove root@localhost from e-mail's headers

I am trying to install an e-mail server in my CentOS server. I have installed and configured postfix and bind, but when I send e-mails I still get "root@localhost" and 127.0.0.1 in my e-mail's ...
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Thunderbird profile folder gone

I posted yesterday about losing my Thunderbird profile. I'm trying to figure out what happened, and would like your help. The "Profiles" folder has vanished from ...
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Outlook 2007: Can the From address be different from the SMTP address it is sent through?

Among my numerous email addresses, I have a web-only-based email address which I want to use when writing FROM Outlook 2007. This web-based email address doesn't have an SMTP server I can send ...
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How can I disable read receipts in Windows 8 mail client (connected to Exchange)?

I have the Windows 8 built-in mail client connected to my Exchange account (hosted Office365). By default it silently sends read receipts (at least to mail sent from my domain). My Outlook 2010 (Win7) ...
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Is there a way to backup emails from OWA

I am using OWA on IE8 and am do not have any email client like outlook installed. We just access email in the browser using OWA. Is there a script (maybe a scraper) that backs up the emails? How do I ...
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WordPress and MS Exchange

I have WordPress built on a RHEL VM for an intranet site with no outside access. I'm being asked whether I can connect WordPress to the MS Exchange network so that I don't have to setup an email ...
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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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Gmail client with oauth support

I am looking for a Gmail desktop client which supports authentication with oauth so that I don't have to enter password for my accounts. Support for other Gmail features (labels, starred messages) ...
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In Thunderbird, using the Stylish extension, how to target CSS rules at messages from specific domains?

Stylish is an extension for both Firefox and Thunderbird, which enables user CSS rules. In Firefox, people use it just as commonly to tweak the UI as to change the look and feel of sites they ...
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Annoying small images in signatures as mail attachments in OSX Mail

How not to treat those small signature images (logos, etc.) as mail attachments? I usually want to identify a recent email with attachment, but most emails show up with many attachments. This is also ...
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How do I email only those attendees who accepted or tentatively accepted an Outlook event?

I want to follow up on an Outlook event that occurred yesterday, but I don't want to message anyone who declined my invite. Can I create an email addressed only to those who replied attending or ...
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How to backup Windows Live Mail data (ex: to move from Vista to 7)

I am using Windows Live Mail to access my 6 mail accounts including hotmail and gmail. Currently I am using windows vista but planning a clean install of Windows 7. Is there any way I can backup the ...
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Can't mark emails as Not Junk in Outlook 2013

When I try to mark an email as Not Junk in Outlook 2013, I typically get a dialog that says The operation cannot be performed because the message has been changed. This happens about 90% of the time. ...
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Multiple postfix instances one host

I have a server on which i need to add setup a second postfix configuration to send e-mail (doesn't have to receive) that's being sent in from a PHP web application that's hosted on the server aswell. ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail (Mail.app), but it is extremely slow, with occasional ...
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Set up “sending from” warning on MS Outlook 2013

I have multiple email accounts linked to Outlook: 1. Gmail personal 2. Business XXX 3. Business YYY Currently, default From option is my Gmail account. Sometimes I will need to send emails from ...
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How to format beautiful plain text email with Thunderbird?

I send only plain text emails with Thunderbird. Sometimes, I need some minimalistic formating to facilitate the reading. I wonder how to insert automatically this formating in Thunderbird. Is there ...
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CNAME and MX records on naked domain

I have a domain (registered with Daily.co.uk) that for quite a while was set up with a CNAME pointed to my friend's webserver which uses dynamic DNS to resolve to his IP, in addition to MX records ...
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How to access mail in an organized manner

I just finished setting up postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 server, however, to access my mail I have to use command line. How can I make it so that I can access the mail in an organized manner, like ...
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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone

Starting with iOS 8, the iPhone Mail app recognizes telephone numbers in e-mail signatures and helpfully displays a contact link at the top of each mail with the options of ignore or add to contacts. ...
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How to remove subfolder directly from outlook in exchange server?

In my email account, I have a subfolder which is named XYZ under the inbox. XYZ has more than 1million email that I would like to completely remove. But the problem, when I try to delete on outlook , ...
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Cannot accept meeting invite in Thunderbird Lightning when email address is not in attendance fields (sent to mailing list)

When sending a meeting invite to co-workers, we generally send them to an email list we are all subscribed to. Because of this, when an invite comes in, I sometimes cannot accept/deny the request due ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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How can I have Thunderbird use different signatures for HTML or plain text mails?

In Thunderbird I can set a signature, which can be either in HTML format or in plain text. However, I sometimes write HTML mails and sometimes plain text mails (setting the format with Shift-Click on ...
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Why does Thunderbird permanently asks to “verify xb7481.xb7.serverdomain.org:143”?

After using Thunderbird for 5+ years now, I suddenly get this weird popup asking to "Verify this security exception rule" [translated from german]. This happens without any reason, without looking at ...