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mail and mailx fail to send emails to gmail

Quite frequently I have to send the outputs of my work on terminal (e.g. when compiling code) to my colleagues via email. I was wondering if it is possible to pipe (|) the output of a terminal command ...
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Delete definitely a message from Mail

I am subscribed to a newsletter, everyday I get emails but once I read them I delete them. After sending them to the trash and emptying it, next day I receive the usual email, but the previous email ...
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How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email account/s?

On OS X 10.8.3, in Mail, is there a way to change the account folder that the "Archive" button sends the mail messages to? For example, on GMail it should go into "All Mail".
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Mails do not properly sync between Apple Mail and the iCloud webmail

Any emails that I send/receive using Apple Mail on my Mac mini are not accessible via iCloud webmail. However, any mails I send/receive using the webmail do show up in Apple Mail. For example, I need ...
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Apple Mail not saving Smart Mailboxes

I'm having some trouble with Apple Mail 6.3 (1503) and Smart Mailboxes under 10.8.3. When I create Smart Mailboxes they work just as one would expect them to. When I quit Mail and re-open it, they're ...
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Print to PDF an email dropped into a Finder folder

I need to record correspondence in projects and by default store everything as PDF files. I do the same with emails - I save the attachments in the relevant project folder, then copy the actual email ...
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Setting up a shared (smart) folder on the top level in iOS mail

I have a local "next action" folder in the mail app on my mac. I move emails that require an action from the inboxes of my different email accounts into this folder. Also, i have asmart folder that ...
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Mountain Lion email share option opens a secondary Mail application

I am having a weird issue when I use the share functionality baked into Mountain Lion. Whenever I have a file highlighted in finder and choose the email option to share a file with someone, it decides ...
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Deleting email from an iPad?

Is there a workaround for the iOS inability to easily delete ALL (or large blocks of) email from my iPhone and iPad ?
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Sent emails not syncing properly

When I send an email from my iPhone the sent email does not end up in the "sent" box on my Mac, in my mail. It ends up going into a different box, named"sent messages" under "mobile Me. I want it to ...
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Macbook quote level and rich text

I keep turning off quote level and rich text and it keeps turning itself on. How do I turn them off and keep them off???
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Why isn't my ipad saving videos I was emailed?

I have an ipad mini and a freind recently emailed me a video. When I go into the corner and click save video it then does not appear in any of my photo albums.I have been trying for ages and it is ...
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How can I designate a default email account in Apple Mail on Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

Opening a new mail to compose currently defaults to the Cloud email. I want to change that default to my Gmail (set up already in Apple Mail). How can I do this?
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Automatically forward “Starred in Gmail” messages to OmniFocus

Summary: I would like to create some sort of an automated process where any messages that I 'star' in Gmail (aka 'flag' when using Gmail via IMAP) will automatically be added to OmniFocus, and then ...
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Lion Mail.app messages marking themselves as read

My boss is accessing his emails via the MAPI (Exchange) protocol using: The mail app on his iPhone 4S Mail.app version 5.3 on an iMac running OS X 10.7 For the most part everything works as ...
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In iOS6: how to check Mail space usage?

In iOS6, is there a way to check how much space is being used by the Mail app?
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Is there a Mail plugin to let me view unread emails first?

Similar to Gmail priority inbox, is there a Mail 6.3 (OSX Mountain Lion) plugin that lets me view unread messages first or sort them so they're at top of inbox?
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How can I change the color of the recipient field in Mail?

I have a client that would LOVE for the Mountain Lion Mail application to display the recipient (himself) in the "To:" field to be BLACK instead of GRAY - which is what Apple seems to have changed it ...
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macbook air mail: how to configure HELO sent to smtp server?

Hello I am trying to set up a mail account on a new macbook air (Lion 10.7.5 Build 11G63B). I have gone through all the steps but it will not connect to the smtp server. I am using straight SMTP (not ...
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Is there a way to automatically forward text messages to email?

Is there a way to automatically forward text messages (received on my iPhone) to email?
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iPad Mail app doesn't completely search inbox or contact

I tried to use my Mail app connected to Hotmail and Gmail to search for emails in my inbox and contacts, but the app doesn't fully search my emails in the inbox nor the contacts I have saved. What ...
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How to sync Yahoo Mail with OS X?

Ever since I moved to a MacBook Air from a PC about two weeks ago, I have had a problem in syncing my Yahoo Sent Mail on my MacBook Air with my iPad and iPHone. What gets synced is some old sent mail ...
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Can I use my @me.com address as my primary email address?

Is my @me.com address a good candidate for my primary email address? I'd like to stop using my old yahoo address. I also only use Mac products. (MacBook, iPhone, iPad).
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Turn off Mail animations OS 10.8.3

I have tried using this code in the terminal to turn off the reply animation in Mail defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true It doesn't work for me. I turn off Mail, enter ...
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Share a Mail.app mailbox between multiple computers

I have a Mail.app mailbox on my Mac where I archive mails received from an IMAP account which has a relatively strict quota on mailbox size (500MB). I write mails into the archive once a month (as I ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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Mac Mail won't connect to Exchange 2007

We recently had a mail outage and eventually got mail back - it was a disk space issue. The PCs with Outlook can connect in without issues but the couple of Macs we have won't connect at all. I can ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 pasting text not at cursor

I'm using outlook for emails, each time I paste copied/cut text (from within the same email) it will not paste at the the cursor/ibar but at the top of the email text. Any solutions? Thanks in ...
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email won't send

I'm using OS 10.6.8 and Mail 4.6. My internet provider is Comcast and my email is through Fat Cow. So my email starts with Fat Cow, goes through Comcast and comes in through my POP settings. At the ...
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Trouble sending emails in Apple's Mail Application

I can't send any emails on one of my email accounts in Apple's Mail application even though I can receive emails with this account. My other accounts send and receive. I have no problem sending from ...
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Mail.app: connect to IMAP server with STARTTLS

I have an IMAP account on a private server and they said me to configure my mail with a STARTTLS secure connection on the port 993 and authentication with standard password. How can I set STARTTLS in ...
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How Can I Speed Up The Sending Of Emails from my Mac Mini Server?

I am currently using a Mac Mini Server running OS X Server. The server hosts several Ruby on Rails applications using Phusion Passenger where two of them uses a PostgreSQL database. One of these ...
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Fixing a corrupted OS X Mail structure after an import of mailboxes from the previous system volume

Due to various and persisting problems, I had to reinstall 10.8.2. What I did Shut down iMac with internal system disc A. Started 10.8.2 recovery system Copied iMac's system disc A to an external ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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What is com.apple.mail.plist and why was it slowing Mail down?

I fixed an annoying problem with Mail 6.2 (I'm on ML 1.8.2), where Mail was slow and a pain to use. I am on a SSD so everything was jerky while typing, sending mail out, and it would take ~1 second ...
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Can I get @me.com email address when I only have @icloud.com address?

Can I still (as of 03/2013) get @me.com, as an alternative to my @icloud.com email address? I would want the two email to point to the same AppleID. The reasons are quire prosaic, @me.com just looks ...
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Automator -> send file to email (from filename)

Im trying to create an Automator folder action that sends an email with an attached file. In my folder the files will be generated with the email as name: Example: name@company.com.jpg, ...
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Mail App Restarted Itself

I closed mail an hour ago, when I opened mail back again 10 minutes ago the mail app at reseted itself, there are no accounts anymore, no mails, no nothing. I was wondering if there was any fast and ...
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Mail won't download emails of the last two years

I set up Mail ages ago and it won't download emails from my Gmail account from October 2011. Any ideas why? I tried Rebuild with not much success. Interestingly a different gmail account works ...
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Where are Mail.app rules stored? They got deleted and I want to restore them

Since Mail.app had trouble connecting to the various accounts, I tried to 'reset' it by removing all accounts and the stored passwords in Keychain Access.app. Then I re-added all the mail accounts. ...
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Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive?

Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive instead of a local folder ?
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How to change Exchange email account settings on 50 iPhones, remotely?

We have the following situation. A customer of ours got re-branded and has therefore now a new domain name. On the email server (Exchange 2010) we added the new domain and for every user we created a ...
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How to use different mailboxes (sent folder) in Outlook for Mac

I am a network administrator and have come across a problem regarding MS Outlook for MAC. The user has their own account already added to their outlook. They have requested that a group mailbox could ...
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Is there an app that lets me send email only?

I'm looking for an app that will let me send email only. Often in the course of my work I need to just fire off a quick email but don't want to get stuck firing up my mail client and reading new ...
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Copy-pasting text from MS Word to Mac Mail does not preserve formatting

A letter I've composed and formatted in Microsoft Word 12 point type does not retain the 8 1/2 x 11 letter format once copied and pasted into Mail. Instead, the type looks to be 6 point and stretches ...
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Draft messages in Mountain Lion Mail do not include server draft messages

I had a clean install Mountain Lion on my Macbook Pro, early 2011. Following suggestions in the forums, I carried my "Mail" folders (folders, preferences, etc) from my cloned backup of Snow Leopard. ...
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My apple account and gmail account are messing up my email

I have a registered apple account ending in @me.com and a gmail account as well. This is causing extremely frustrating email problems as I am not able to view any emails sent to my @me account on my ...
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No new mail notification at apple mail dock icon when rules apply

I've set a rule in apple mail. It's very simple. If a specific individual sends me mail it moves it directly to the destination folder. The problem is that it does not notify me that a mail arrived! ...
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No Flagged email folder on iCloud browser?

Is it just me, or is there no Flagged folder on the browser version of the iCloud client?