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how to add a unique number|datetime|message id to an email subject with procmail

I need to change the subject of certain emails by adding a unique element. it doesn't really matter what is added as long it is unique. I thought about the date string or the message ID itself. this ...
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Procmail script creates files with unexpected read/write permissions

Running under CentOS 6.5, I have a procmail recipe that invokes a Perl script that processes mail addressed to reguser and writes a file like: my $text = "Text generated from incoming mail"; my ...
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Fetchmail redownloading emails

I am using fetchmail to retrieve emails off server and then viewing with mutt. My settings look like, poll server.com protocol IMAP user "myuser@server.com" password "secret" keep mda ...
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Mutt displays incoming and sent messages in inbox

I use mutt for mails, along with fetchmail + procmail. My problem is that when I download mails from a gmail account (POP3) mutt shows both the incoming messages and the outcoming (what I have sent so ...
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Prevent mail delivery errors from forwarded address for spam

I forward my email from a linux server (running exim) to my gmail account using procmail. Frequently I get "Mail delivery failed" errors from spam messages sent to me, where the error is an SMTP ...
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How to flag (mark) email as important with procmail

How to flag (mark) an email which matches a rule as important (press F in mutt will flag email as important). So how to write this in procmail recipe ? If procmail can not flag email as important, ...
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Preprocessing incoming mail with fetchmail/procmail/mutt

I use fetchmail->procmail->mutt programms to all my mail. Some of mail generated automatically and some people not smart enough, so I would like to reformat mail body with some script. My best guess ...
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How can I write a procmail recipe to execute script without affecting the original message

I want to use procmail to trigger a script to run when a certain email message is encountered but I do not want to change, alter, or prevent delivery of the original message. Will this procmail ...
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automatically encrypt and decrypt emails using gnupg (gpgrelay for unix)

My point of view related to email security is: whenever possible emails should be protected with PGP/GPG while transporting, but it doesn't have sense to store encrypted emails in local mailbox (this ...
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Organize Email by Date Using procmail

I would like to organize all incoming email into the following directory structure based on the date of the email: ROOT --+-- YYYYMMDD --+-- HH --+-- mm --+-- YYYYMMDD-HHmmSS-000001 | ...
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procmail recipe not working right for automatically stripping incoming attachments

In following-up my previous question, I am trying to use munpack in an automated fashion. I'm trying to do this with procmail. > cat .procmailrc :0 | sleep 5 ; munpack ...
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Procmail recipe that will execute a script without affecting delivery?

How do I write a procmail recipe that executes a shell script without affecting delivery?(in this case, something that sends me a DM via Twitter) I don't want to affect further processing of the ...
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Gmail --> fetchmail --> procmail --> forward [closed]

I was curious how you setup the automatic scripting behaviour of procmail to automatically parse and resend messages. Could you share some tips on how to set it up please? I'm running Ubuntu Lucid ...
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Are file access times not properly maintained in Mac OS X?

I'm trying to determine how file access times are maintained by default in Mac OS X, as I'm trying to diagnose some odd behaviour I'm seeing in a new MBP Unibody (running Snow Leopard, 10.6.2): The ...
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Play a sound when mutt has new mail?

I'm using mutt for my mail, usually put on the 2nd monitor with some other windows. Because I'm not monitoring that monitor I often miss the new mails. I want mutt to play a sound (or use Growl) to ...
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How do I set up a email whitelist using only procmailrc to protect my kids from unwanted email?

How do I set up a email whitelist using only procmailrc to protect my kids from unwanted email? I currently us the OS parental controls, but that is only good for the computer it is enabled on. I ...
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How can I setup a reminder email tool via procmail?

I would like to be able to setup a reminder 'service' for myself so that I can schedule emails or text messages to be sent to my handheld when I can't get to an ssh client. Here's my scenario: It's ...
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How can I convert HTML emails to plain text with fetchmail?

I recently set up an email gateway for our bug tracker, which was originally intended as a way for streamline error reporting from our server software. I told my colleagues about it, and they were ...