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How to setup a Google Apps GTalk account in Pidgin?

I can setup my normal GTalk account in Pidgin, but I don't know how to do it with my work GTalk which is for a Google Apps domain.
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How to back up gmail to my computer?

I am using gmail as a part of Google Apps for Domains. I'd like to back up all my email. I've tried setting up IMAP in Thunderbird and it works reasonably well (except it times out way too much, ...
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Google Notifier Replacement for Mac OS X?

Google Notifier is great except that I can't configure when it checks, so it doesn't help my frantic need to know what's new on my email. Is there anything that can do what Google Notifier does? Free ...
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How can I tell if my domain is on an email blacklist?

All of a sudden, emails I send to my wife's Gmail account are getting rejected as spam: Message rejected. Please visit http://www.google.com/mail/help/bulk_mail.html to review our Bulk Email ...
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In Google Apps, is there a way to completely hide the fact that you're using Google?

If I have a domain in Google Apps: http://mydomain.com If I host this under Google Apps, I can have my documents, calendar, and mail at sub-domains: https://docs.mydomain.com ...
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How to use MCabber (a Jabber client) with Google Enterprise Account?

My company has signed up with Google Apps for Business so I have a Gmail address of the form myname@mycompany.com. I use MCabber as a chat client and am unable to connect using my working mcabberrc ...
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How to synchronize Google Contacts and Gnome Evolution?

I would like to synchronize my Google Contacts (also Android Contacts) with my mail client Evolution on Gnome. Do you know how I can do that ? Thank you
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Setting and enforcing password policies and across a network of Macs

I have been looking at ways of essentially having a domain environment for an office of about 15 Macs which can be used to enforce password changes, a minimum level of password strength and even ...
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How can I edit a google doc with vi and automatically update the original doc in the cloud when I write the file?

I'm using ubuntu 11.04. I have installed googlecl which claims to allow me to edit google doc files with vim. I have a google doc "test": google docs edit --title "test" --editor vim opens the file ...
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Benefits of running my own mail server versus switching to google apps [closed]

I've happily been running a mail server on my home network to handle my personal domain email for the last 6 years. The old PIII server that is my mail server is now on it's last legs and I'm ...
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Is it possible to know if a domain is using Google Apps for email?

I'm exchanging emails with a number of different users - is it possible to look at the mail headers and figure out if those users are using Google Apps as the mail server?
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How to remove Apps Tab from Chrome

With the newest Chrome Update, Apps Bookmark has been added on left hand side of the bookmarks. But I don't need that (my Apps are just next to it - as direct links) and want to remove it again. ...
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Is it possible to host plain HTML files in Google Apps?

I'd like to upload a handful of HTML files that I want to replace an existing Google Site. I know I can edit the HTML for each page in Google Sites, but I can't just upload my HTML files or even ...
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Do all email addresses need to be Google Apps accounts if I switch to Google Apps?

I'm looking at using Google Apps for my domain. I currently have several email addresses for the domain. Would I need to create users for all the addresses? I would like to have one account that ...
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How To: Transfer Categories in Outlook 2007 from One Installation to Another Using Google Sync

I use Outlook 2007 for email. I also happen to use the categories for organizing my mail. This function is cool, because you can use keyboard shortcuts that make categorizing mail quick and easy. ...
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Outlook profiles keep becoming corrupt when using Google Apps account

I'm having a ongoing issue with one of my clients using Google Apps and Outlook. Every now and then it gives me this error: Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not ...
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ReadyNAS issue with Google Apps?

The power went out (again) in my house today so I decided to set up some alerting. Since I have a ReadyNAS and the latest version of Raidinator seems to have SMTP TLS support, I figured I would try ...
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When using Google Apps, what is the best way to configure additional domains?

Presently, I have it set up like below. I'll put my question first, then you can see my configuration below. So how I have it set up, all my mail from my other domains is forwarded to my main ...
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VPS to replace MobileMe or Google Apps

All, Yes, this has been touched on in other questions, but I can't find something similar enough. I currently have Google Apps hosting personal email, calendars, contacts, etc. I do like the other ...
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Do Groups in Google Apps for Your Domain archive email like in Google Groups?

In Google Apps for Your Domain, Groups of users may be created to act as a mailing list. Right now, we're still using a separate Google Group to archive our email discussions. I'd like to do away ...
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Creating an email address distribution list

In Exchange, I can create a distribution list and give that distribution list a specific email address. For instance, I have a domain - rodey.com and want to create a distribution list called ...
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Duplicate emails in Sent Mail folder when sending from Outlook 2010 and using Google Apps

I have a free Google Apps account (not Google Apps for Business) which I access using Outlook 2010 via IMAP. It's working great with one exception. When I send an email using Outlook, I end up with ...
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Tool for managing student Chromebook usage

We deployed Chromebooks to our sixth graders 1:1. We are loving the freedom that it gives our students to explore creatively -- but we are having some trouble with students using Chromebooks for ...
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Custom Extensions on Managed Chromebooks

I am a developer looking for the best way to set up different schools with their own custom, private extensions (ie School A should be the only one with access to Extension A). Theoretically, I am ...
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How to test which MS Word files can be correctly edited in Google Docs?

Is there a way to test/verify which MS Word files can be correctly edited in Google Docs and no formatting will be lost if files are exported back to MS Word format? Basically, I have quite a number ...
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Can I sync my Outlook/Exchange emails to Gmail or Google Apps without migrating off Exchange?

I want to sync Outlook/Exchange emails to Gmail or Google Apps on an ongoing basis and not migrate off Exchange. I looked at the Google Apps Sync for Outlook tool and it doesn't do this; it assumes a ...
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Google Chrome on Mac OS X: How to send mailto links to Google Apps Gmail?

I was able to get mailto links in Firefox to open up my Google Apps account email, but I can't figure out how to do it in Google Chrome. I have searched for a solution but all the results are outdated ...
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How I can try Google Chrome OS?

I currently have a Windows Server 2008 R2 on my computer. I want to try Chrome OS. Can I install it offline? The last time I tried to install it but it doesn't work for me because I use Broadband ...
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Any way to make google remember additional accounts in multiple sign-in?

Google multiple sign-in is handy, but whenever I reboot my computer I have to re-add all my accounts other than the default. Is there any way I can make it remember at least the account name? (I'm ...
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Outlook 2007 sent item says message not sent, even though its been sent

I have a funny problem with my outlook sent items. Im using outlook 2007 for Goolge Apps account. Some messages on the sent items say "Message has not been sent" but are actually sent and I even got ...
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Where to move Outlook .NK2 File in Google Apps Profile?

I have set up a Google Apps profile in Outlook 2007. Having copied my outlook.NK2 file from the old profile, I'm not quite sure about the .NK2 file in the new profile. Where can I find it? Can I ...
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Custom area graph in Excel (or google spreadsheet)

I am trying to visualize my loans with area graph and have some additional needs/wishes. For example - this is my data (made up): house car mower vacation diners ...
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IMAP syncronisation problems with google apps (GMail), iPhone and Apple Mail (messages only delivered to one device)

We have been successfully using Google Apps for our email in my office for some time now but this week one (just one) of my users has developed a problem I cannot solve. As far as I can see, no ...
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Is it possible to view saved gmail chat logs from Gmail in Outlook 2007 using Google Apps Sync?

I originally was going to post this to webapps.SE, but it's off-topic there due to asking about Outlook 2007. After using Google Apps Sync to sync Outlook 2007 with a gmail account, I've run into a ...
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Gmail will not load

I have a computer lab with 18 identical Windows XP machines, of which one will not load gmail on IE8. I've tested this both with "normal" gmail and several Google Apps accounts. What happens is ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers?

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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How can I migrate mails from Yahoo! Mail to Google Apps?

We'd like to move from using Yahoo! Mail to our Google Apps account. It'd be great to be able to migrate all the mails across from the old accounts to the new. If we were using Gmail accounts this ...
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Can not find Picasa Web Album, under Google App admin panel/google app/Other Google Services

We got a Google App account that we use with our domaine name. We use the core service apps (gmail, calendar, drive, etc.). Now we are looking into going into Google+. To be able active Google+ for my ...
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Avoid redirection in Google Apps for custom domains [closed]

In Google Apps for business, is it possible to avoid redirects of custom domains? Example: mail.mydomain.com -> http://mail.google.com/a/mydomain.com (mail.google.com is blocked some places where I ...
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Customised URL problem with Google Apps

I'm the administrator for our company's (standard) Google Apps account and i've tried customising our URL's for calendar, docs, sites, etc to shorter versions of the longer defaults. These shorter ...
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Google Documents keyboard shortcut to jump to editor mode and other cross-browser issues

I considered posting in webapps, but since it is partly a browser issue, I chose this forum. In Firefox, I notice that when I open an existing Google doc or start a new one, I am not automatically in ...
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Gmail DMARC Validation is Trashing Contact Form Messages from Yahoo and AOL Email Accounts

We recently realized that Gmail has silently been trashing messages sent to us via our contact form from addresses ending in @yahoo.com and @aol.com for the past 2 months due to DMARC Validation ...
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Google Chrome new tab no longer showing Apps or working thumbnails

For the last few days, when I open a new tab in Chrome (on Windows 7), it no longer shows any arrow or other link to get to my web apps. It is also white, instead of using my theme as previously, with ...
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Moving Google Resource Calendar to Exchange

I've been searching and coming up blank in this regard. How can I move/migrate the calendar entries that's on our Google Apps resource/room calendar to a Microsoft Exchange/Office 365 calendar?
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Google chrome constantly refreshes every second to home page

Google chrome keeps refreshing the page to Google.com (my home page). Even when I get a chance to go to a different site before it restarts it will redirect me from the new page back to the home ...
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Do I need a SMTP server for my domain to receive email?

my domain has a domain extension that since my country is not supported by Google Apps I can't use that lovely GApps services for that domain. I need free email service of GApps the most, so I ...
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How would I create a function in Google Docs (or Excel) to evaluate column a and return column b value.

I'm using google docs speadsheets to create a dashboard. I have two columns of data. I want to have a cell evaluate Column One for a specific name(for example, "Agency A") and return the value in ...
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Multiple Google sessions in Firefox after recent Google apps migrations

I cannot be logged to multiple Google Apps email reading anymore (company, non-profit foundation). Google has apparently done some changes and multiple Google accounts cannot be logged in to a ...
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My email isn't getting delivered

I've been using the same email address on google apps for years. In the last month or so, some of my emails haven't been delivered to the people I've sent them too. This has been happening when using ...
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Best practices for using Google Apps Mail (GMail) and Outlook via IMAP (Community Wiki)

I'm looking to collect the best practices for using GMail with Outlook via IMAP. It seems like out of the box IMAP performance can be an issue with Outlook (vs. Apple Mail, which apparently handles ...