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Gmail notification in Ubuntu's native mail icon

So, new Ubuntu 10.04 up and running. Playing with the interface eventually got me curious about something. Up until now, I've only used the chat and broadcasting functionalities of the mail icon in ...
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Can we have a linux terminal chat client for gmail?

Does a gmail terminal chat client exist or anyway one can write it?
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Does an IMAP email client use local disk space?

I wonder if I use some email client like Thunderbird with IMAP protocol, would it consume storage on my hard drive? As I know every time I check my emails, they will be first downloaded to my ...
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Can I use GMail to load my IMAP emails and still have access to it directly along with GMail?

I am trying to use my GMail as my web mail client and have it read my emails from my personal account (IMAP). The problem is that I have both accounts configured on my iPhone, will this cause ...
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How can let Chrome “Google Mail Checker” only show important mails?

I am using Chrome extension - Google Mail Checker, but it shows every unread email in my inbox. How can I show "Important and unread" mail only?
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External E-Mail Address - Send through Gmail | How does Google bypass SPF records?

Google's Gmail allows you to add your own custom email address e.g. (address@domain.com), so that you can receive and also send email under that address. However, I have SPF records set up which are ...
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How can I import archive.pst on flash drive into gmail?

I have archived Outlook 2003 messages on a flash drive, archive.pst. I no longer have access to a computer with any version of Outlook. I need to get those messages into a basic gmail account. Is that ...
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Displaying unread e-mail count with offline gmail

I am using Google Gears to use Gmail as an offline e-mail client and have the icon pinned to my (Windows 7) start bar. I've recently seen a screenshot of someone also displaying the unread e-mails ...
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Offline productivity

On some days I'm commuting 2hrs (oneway) in the train. I don't have any mobile internet nor is there always WiFi service in the train. Because of security reasons I can't do any work in the train so ...
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How can I use encryption with Gmail?

I'm currently reading Cory Doctorow's novel Little Brother which includes a part about encrypted messaging, and even wrapping messages first in my private key and then your public key. I'd like to ...
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Why use googlemail smtp server instead of your server?

I ran into this post: Getting Postfix to work on Ubuntu with Gmail which describes how to use gmail as relayhost for postfix. And I'm wondering what would be the benefits of doing so? I have some ...
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Fast gmail client program [closed]

This is a seemingly simple problem. I want to access my gmail mail account using some other client than googles web interface. Sounds easy right? Gmail supports IMAP so any email client should work. ...
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How do I stop an inifinite loop in GMail Offline

When I try to use GMail Offline in Chrome it goes into an infinite loop, requests alternating between https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/411/?mui=ca and https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/511/?mui=ca. ...
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Is there a way to use offline Gmail with Firefox 4+

I want to use offline Gmail with the new versions of Firefox (like 8). Is there a way to get it working? Some way of hacking Gears' addon and changing its max version to make it compatible with the ...
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Has Gmail just dropped the option to send mail through your own SMTP servers? [closed]

On my current gmail account, I have added an other email account I own to send email though my own smtp servers. This is easy to do in Settings > Accounts > Add another email address you own, in ...
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Weird “close” link inserted by Gmail “reply” or Firefox “paste”

(Please let me know if there is a more appropriate forum for this; I did my best to research first. At the moment, I don't know if it's a Windows, browser, or Gmail bug.) EDIT -- SOLVED: As thkang ...
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How to change an email's received “sender” field to another name? If possible in GMAIL

Is it possible when I send and receive email that someone has it's name identified as another name? Is there any better option for doing that? I use Windows Live Mail, receiving from my GMAIL account, ...
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Outlook 2013 + Gmail leads to many messages in drafts even after it is sent

I've added my Gmail to Outlook 2013 via IMAP. Now whenever I compose an email, if I let it wait for a while, it saves a copy to my IMAP drafts folder. However, when I send the message, the message ...
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How can I archive my emails in Thunderbird to monthly archive folders?

I'm using x64 Linux Mint 13 (Maya), which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). The current version of Thunderbird installed is 17.0.2. My goal is to archive my messages into custom folders that are a) ...
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What are new labels (imap/trash and imap/sent) in my gmail account? [closed]

I am really confused about these labels (imap/trash and imap/sent) in my Gmail account. I don't know why they are there? One of them in connecting to my inbox, mean when I read a new email from ...
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How to send a batch file by email

Trying to send a batch file as an email attachment, I get the following error: mx.google.com rejected your message to the following e-mail addresses: foo@googlemail.com mx.google.com ...
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OfflineIMAP How to move email from GMail to another IMAP service?

I've been using OfflineIMAP with Gmail and it works pretty well. Now I want to move to another email service and remove all my emails from Gmail. How can use OfflineIMAP to transfer all my emails to ...
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Email tool for bulk email forward

I need forward 200 email messages. I have a Gmail account and Thunderbird installed. I can't forward each message manually; I want forward them at once. How can I do that?
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How to set a proxy for Outlook to get Gmail via POP?

I've got Outlook setup with POP *1 to download my Gmail. It works fine when I'm off VPN. However when I'm on VPN it gives me an error when I try to send or receive: Outlook cannot connect to ...
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export gmail with 40,000 mails to pst/exchange

i enabled a few years ago the IMAP & POP3 options, since that i got about 40,000 messages, i want to move now to hosted exchange and im looking how to move all the old emails from gmail to there, ...
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Thunderbird import to Gmail excludes many emails

What could cause an import to Gmail in Thunderbird to exclude many (i.e., more than 1000 emails not copied in a folder with 1284 emails) that were in the original account? I am imagining things like ...
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How do I transfer tons of old email from Outlook Express to Gmail?

I use Outlook Express (V6) with several POP3 email accounts on my aging Windows XP laptop. Yes, I know I must be among the last dozen people using it in the world but I've never had cause to change as ...
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Google marks my mail as spam

After SMTPAUTH impairment (we work for restore server and we have done well, as we aren't no more onto blacklists since weeks) we noticed that mails coming from our mail server, are tagged as spam. ...
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Convert Gmail into an exchange server

As Exchange Active sync is discontinued with free Gmail.com and free Google apps, how can one download all Gmail email, cal, contacts and convert it to exchange. In other words, a reverse DavMail. So ...
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GMail, IMap and Outlook: Speeding it up?

I finally set up Outlook to use GMail and IMAP, but unfortunately, it's extremely slow. The reason, I think for this is because I have 14300 emails in my inbox. And I have no intention to delete ...
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Chrome to download Gmail attachments to a different place (osx)

I'm using Chrome and Gmail. When I download stuff from the web, Chrome automatically puts it in Downloads, which is fine. However, I'm aware that everything I download from Gmail is in the cloud ...
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Can't Change xp Default mailto handler

I installed Thunderbird to try it out then uninstalled it from a windows xp machine and now when I try to change the default mailto handler from internet options programs tab, It allows me to change ...
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Firefox Gmail pop out

When I pop out a GMail compose box/chat box (now Hangout box), it opens a pop out window, but that also has the tab bar navigation bar. I can remove the tab bar my disabling "Always show tab bar", bu ...
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Download all mail messages from Gmail including Sent folder items

How can I download all the messages from a Gmail account, including the Sent folder items, when a normal POP fetch will only grab the inbox items? My wife recently died, and she gave me access to her ...
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Can I access Gmail's spam message folder using pop3/imap?

If I use pop3/imap to read my gmail via a desktop client can I also set it to show emails that google automatically puts into the spam folder?
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Transfer multiple emails from an IMAP server to GMail?

Is there a good way of transfering an IMAP directory structure and their emails to GMail? (imap) I moved from my own IMAP server to Google Apps Business earlier this week and I'd need to transfer a ...
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Most-hated loss of sneak preview; hack needed? [closed]

On right-clicking gmail messages, users used to be able to see the 'sneak preview'. In fact, I read all of my e-mails like that because I didn't want people to get read receipts. Also, it was super ...
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How do you stop downloading the spam folder with a Gmail account?

How do I force my email client (eM Client) to stop downloading emails in the spam folder of my Gmail account? Is there a way to permanently delete spam from the server before they get sent to my spam ...
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Server wan't send mail when using Google Mail service

Situation: Email MX service is on example.com BUT using google mail service. A domain (web service) are on different IP address than google mail service on VPS host and on the same domain name ...
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Sending mail to recipients of different mails sent earlier [closed]

So I recently sent some emails to different people not being in my address book. Now, however, I'd like to send one (the exact same one) mail to all of them. Can I somehow check all the messages in my ...
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In a Gnus IMAP group, can I mark an item read and expirable at the same time?

The various "read" marks all seem to be mutually exclusive, such that I cannot do this. When talking to the Gmail IMAP server, Gnus' "expirable" mark will archive an item out of my inbox, but also ...
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Sync Gmail, Google Contacts, Google Calendar with Microsoft Exchange

At my work we only use Microsoft Exchange. As I hate Outlook and much prefer Google's services, I'd like to be able to sync my email, calendar, and contacts to a Gmail account. It looks like Google ...
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Can't connect to SMTP server using PHP Mailer but can with Gmail?

I am getting the following error from PHP Mailer when running a script in my local PC: SMTP -> ERROR: Failed to connect to server: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not ...
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How do I get gmail on my own domain? [closed]

I have my own domain registered and the MX records targeting my own server. Having setup some smtp software, I have my own mail service. Since I rather have gmail, I was wondering how I can get the ...
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Why does gmail work on one iMac but not on another?

I have two iMacs standing next to each other. On one gmail keeps going down, with the message"Can't reach server". On the other iMac gmail is fine. This problem affects gmail only. Other sites can ...
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Create an Email Receive Event

How can I create a Windows event to do somethings (i.e. open some programs) when I receive a GMail e-mail? I am using Windows 7
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How to copy a HTML Web page into a new HTML email in Gmail so the images are included?

How to copy a HTML Web page into a new HTML email in Gmail so the images are included? I.e. I don't want the email contains images only via links to the Web as I suspect some receipt will not be able ...
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How do I disable text field autocompletion

I recently made an email account and logged into it on a friends computer, Every time I go to his house and type the 1st letter of my email address it auto completes it. How do i stop it from doing ...
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gmail macro to select only “to” messages in priority inbox (mutt)

I have this line in ~/.muttrc: macro index tp "<change-folder>[Gmail]/Important<enter>" "Go to priority inbox" which successfully restricts what mutt grabs to only Gmail's priority ...