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A client is a program/user that uses resources of another machine, called a server. An email client is a program that uses email resources (reading, sending) from a mail server. Webmail front ends (hotmail, yahoo, web gmail) are all mail clients. But when you say 'mail clients' you tend to think of stand-alone programs for mail. Some well known stand ...


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Vim is a text editor; it can handle the part of editing emails very well, and it ships with the mail filetype, which provides some syntax highlighting and special settings. There are various ways to integrate Vim with email applications; terminal-based tools like mutt can be configured to use an external editor, and there are add-ons like External Editor ...


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There is a limit of 4GB (in some instances, only 2GB) on a folder: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Limits_-_Thunderbird#Folders_and_messages There is apparently no way to lift the cap other than to "configure the mail directories and/or the Local Folders directory to be stored outside of the profile", as in the link.


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Undisclosed means just that. You can't see them because they're not disclosed. The email was sent to BCC (blind carbon copy) addresses.


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An email client is the program that lets you send email. The Yahoo web interface is an e-mail client too, but not all services have a web interface, so you can use a desktop client (like Outlook) as a generic client for those services. Or even if they do have a web interface, it might be convenient to have a tool that downloads the email directly to your ...


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First i executed apropos-value ~/Mail/. It threw me many variables, that contain this string in their values. On my Debian i installed package emacs24-el so i could track down these variables in code. I ran describe-variable on the variable nnfolder-directory, which value was ~/Mail/. In went to the code and found out it's initialized like this: (defvoo ...


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If your email client is set up with IMAP, you can uncheck the "Show in IMAP" button on the Gmail Label Settings Page, and it should stop.


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Most e-mail clients these days allow e-mail messages to be written in HTML with remote resources and possibly even Javascript. This is a huge privacy problem because it allows the sender of an e-mail to embed an image (it doesn't necessarily need to be an image, but that's the most common tactic, I think) which is hosted at a server under their control (for ...


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A reply to an email will be placed wherever it was placed when the replying party typed it in. If you want the cursor to be placed at the top of the quoted original message rather than the bottom, then go to Tools / Account Settings / Composition and Addressing / Automatically quote the original message / start my reply from the top of the email


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If you open the Account Settings menu you should be able to add an new account using Movemail. It should be located in Account Actions under Add Other Accounts. This should then move mail from the spool folder into your inbox. Personally, I use Dovecot with Maildir format directories populated by proccmail. This allows me to read mail both locally and ...


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According to a post on Stack Overflow, it seems that it is the Javascript to generate custom font. %7B%7D translates to {} and "cvml returns urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml which is an XML namespace for Vector Markup Language".


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You can use add-on Manually sort folders 1.1.


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I figured out a way to do this. Use the Gmail SMTP server. Create an application specific password. This is essentially the manual way to "send as an alias" with gmail. I don't know why they removed the Alias functionality, but this is how to make it work. I've written a more detailed step-by-step tutorial with screenshots and links here: ...


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Yes. The ISP is probably implementing "rate limiting" to thwart the efforts of spammers. Spammers don't like to be delayed because they are victimizing millions of recipients in as short a time as possible (it's a race against having their web site or other services shut down, so they want to get the maximum number of responses before the inevitable ...


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Maildir format for storing mail has been introduced that exacly does what you describe: one message is stored in one separate file. And there are Maildir drivers (backends) for some mail clients, and some mail delivery agents, and some mail access servres (IMAP or POP or web interface). Of course, if your mail is stored in Maildirs, it is most easy to put ...


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You could use Dropbox and then update the profiles.ini file to point to the profile folder in your Dropbox. Windows: ~/AppData/Roaming/Thunderbird/ Mac: ~/Library/Thunderbird/ Linux: ~/.thunderbird/ See Thunderbird Profiles for more information on how to find your profile. After you copy it to Dropbox then open up the profiles.ini file which is located ...


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Under assumption it is Outlook Epxress: Go to the "Tools" menu > "Options" > "Security" tab > top of the "Options" window. Unselect the check boxes next to "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus" and "Block images and other external content in HTML email." Hit "OK" Open the email you want to forward, hit ...


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Pine/Alpine does not support composing messages in HTML (which is the only rich text format supported for email nowadays). In plain-text media (IRC, non-HTML email), it is very common to use _ and * to denote emphasis. _word_ can be interpreted as either italic or underlined, and *word* usually means bold text. Sometimes, /word/ is used for italics. Some ...


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No, this doesn't seem to be possible. Such processing is probably easiest to do on the mail server, with stuff like procmail, Courier maildrop, amavisd-new, etc. Amavisd-new is specifically designed to pass mail to external processing programs before delivery, usually anti-virus and anti-spam daemons. If you cannot do it on the server side, you would need ...


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Sounds like a job for MailTags and the Mail Application's Smart Mailboxes feature.


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If using OS X 10.10 use the following code as the location of the previous recipients file changed. I did some digging and this worked for me (the following is all one line): sqlite3 -csv ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.corerecents.recentsd/Data/Library/Recents/Recents 'select display_name, address from contacts where kind like ...


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AFAIK it can't be done easily. you can set it to a program and use gmail, or use a reghack like this http://www.questionbin.com/blogcomment/How-to-set-Gmail-as-your-default-client-in-Windows.html IE might have addons to do it too, but their addons are few and crap.


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The best answer is to use a server designed for sharing email between clients - an IMAP server. Pretty much any email client will then be able to access the email on that server. You can set up your own, on ubuntu, or use Gmail, or if you're using an ISP for your email that ISP will probably allow IMAP access to your email there.


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Correct state would be: "There is Thunderbird, and others." All of those features you stated I am using on a regular basis, apart from templates, which should be present anyways. Also, there is a huge amount of absolutely free add-ons.


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In Mail, go to Preferences -> Accounts and select your account in the list. With your account selected click on the Advanced tab on the far right. You should see a drop down list under "Keep copies of messages for offline viewing:" Select "Don't keep copies of any Messages" This keeps Mail form retaining a copy locally. Now all you need to do is copy ...


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One possible reason is that the sender might simply be unable to reach the recipient's mail server directly. In the early days of email & SMTP, you had more than just Internet – you had Bitnet; UUCPnet/Usenet; Berknet; MILNET; DECnet; etc. all using incompatible protocols. A domain like sri-unix.uucp might not have had an IP address in DNS – only a MX ...


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For information retrieval, including links made with <a href>, only GET can be used. If you want POST for whatever reason, you'll have to create a <form method="post"> with a submit button. (And think carefully about whether you need it; it's an ugly way to track users, and it's uncacheable.)


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While I never used a GUI email client which does that, you can use mutt [ which is a CLI email client ], and which has two useful commands: decrypt-copy -> Lets you save the decrypted contents of an email to a file decrypt-save -> Does a decrypt-copy then deletes the email These two commands are unbound by default, but you can bind them with the bind ...


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Gmail has a feature called Email Delegation, which allows you to grant access to your account to other gmail addresses. They won't be able to change any major settings like change your password or change your recovery info but they can go to your inbox and read/reply/delete emails with their account. With this, you can achieve the same purpose. This is ...


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When host initiate an SMTP session it have to send HELO/EHLO request. That request contains hostname as host know it. In your case there is My-iMac. Here the quote from the wikipedia: S: 220 smtp.example.com ESMTP Postfix C: HELO relay.example.org S: 250 Hello relay.example.org, I am glad to meet you C: MAIL FROM:<bob@example.org> S: 250 Ok C: RCPT ...



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