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  • I just installed Mailman and love it! Great work! However, I have a question about how to make it work better with VirtualHosts. I am hosting numerous client web sites using Apache VirtualHosts. I ...
    Tauren MillsTauren Mills
    Aug 14, 1999 at 9:39 am
    Aug 19, 1999 at 2:29 pm
  • Before I carefully forget this and have to rediscover it when someone asks about it, here is how I am configuring exim to work nicely with mailman. Configs are for exim 3.0x, however these parts of ...
    Nigel MetheringhamNigel Metheringham
    Aug 25, 1999 at 8:37 am
    Sep 6, 1999 at 6:30 am
  • The FAQ sez : 8. I want to get rid of some messages in my archive. How do I do this? David Rocher posts the following recipe: . remove $prefix/archives/private/listname . edit ...
    Andrew J CosgriffAndrew J Cosgriff
    Aug 13, 1999 at 1:55 am
    Sep 5, 1999 at 6:26 pm
  • Hello, I send a e-mail a while ago saying mailman was causing a huge load on my server. That's not correct. I found out that it was a problem in the 2.2.11 version of the linux kernel. I'm with ...
    Fabricio ChalubFabricio Chalub
    Aug 31, 1999 at 10:21 pm
    Aug 31, 1999 at 11:08 pm
  • this msg is being sent to the root account on my system when ever i send emails to any of the lists i have setup: ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- ...
    Aug 12, 1999 at 8:07 pm
    Aug 13, 1999 at 3:54 pm
  • Morning all, Just a simple thing really - how do you move a group of mailing lists from one location to another? I've asked about config.db before, and it seems really easy, but all I want to do is ...
    Scott KinnaneScott Kinnane
    Aug 18, 1999 at 12:50 am
    Aug 24, 1999 at 2:40 am
  • How do I set the site password?? bekj -- : --Hacker-Neophile-Eclectic-Geek-Grrl-Queer-Disabled-Boychick-- : gossamer at tertius.net.au http://www.tertius.net.au/~gossamer/ : Language has created the ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Aug 7, 1999 at 5:30 am
    Aug 13, 1999 at 6:50 am
  • I don't think this is possible with Mailman, but it is worth checking. We have a database of customers. Each customer can have different types of services. We often want to send an email out to all ...
    Tauren MillsTauren Mills
    Aug 27, 1999 at 10:12 am
    Aug 30, 1999 at 5:03 pm
  • Mailman rocks. This is one of the best looking/working products (freeware or not) around! I would be interested in having more WebBBS type features for our less savvy and more impatient users. ...
    David AueDavid Aue
    Aug 27, 1999 at 6:40 pm
    Aug 28, 1999 at 12:32 pm
  • Hello, I'm a newbie to mailman and wasn't able to find info on this problem in the archives or faq. In my mailman/logs/smtp-errors file, I get a message like the following everytime mailman attempts ...
    Prashant MurtiPrashant Murti
    Aug 26, 1999 at 4:08 pm
    Aug 26, 1999 at 9:22 pm
  • ./configure # went fine make # went fine except "make[1]: [add2lib] Error 1 (ignored)" make install # went fine (no errors) Later ran into a problem with fcntl. So, I ran make test and get this: test ...
    Ryan ThomasRyan Thomas
    Aug 24, 1999 at 9:43 pm
    Aug 25, 1999 at 12:18 pm
  • Have just installed mailman. I followed the instructions given in INSTALL, and execute `newlist' to create a new mailing list called test. But then I didn't get any mail telling me (the list ...
    Aug 20, 1999 at 11:30 am
    Aug 20, 1999 at 3:44 pm
  • Hmm... I seem to have mass-subscribed a whole bunch of users, but asked mailman not to send new-subscriber emails. Now it becomes apparent that we need those passwords... what's the best way of ...
    Fish FlowersFish Flowers
    Aug 24, 1999 at 3:46 pm
    Aug 25, 1999 at 3:30 am
  • Hi there: I'm trying to run Mailman list processor a few days here already, but no luck yet. Below is short description on operations. First off: our site is running qmail and I am not intended to ...
    Riho KurgRiho Kurg
    Aug 24, 1999 at 1:33 pm
    Aug 25, 1999 at 3:16 am
  • Hi, i asked this question already, but no response or fix yet. I installed Mailman with the Red Hat 6.0 install, and all works well until I try to confirm the request for joining a list. Here is the ...
    Kole DunnKole Dunn
    Aug 24, 1999 at 4:09 pm
    Aug 24, 1999 at 5:09 pm
  • Having fixed the problem I encounter last night, I continue to create a new list. But I'm not able to subscribe the list, after replying the confirmation email, I got the forwarded mail as reply. ...
    Aug 21, 1999 at 6:09 am
    Aug 21, 1999 at 4:32 pm
  • Hi, I just configured mailman on my RH 6.0 box and set up a 60-people list. Now, whenever I send a mail to this list, my server load average goes to 20 and even sometimes 40, instead of the normal ...
    Fabricio ChalubFabricio Chalub
    Aug 16, 1999 at 6:49 pm
    Aug 17, 1999 at 11:06 pm
  • Hi, by "accident" I created a list that starts with "--" For instance "--help" rmlist won't remove this list. What can I do? (Don't ask me why I did it...:) TIA -- o --------- __o __o /\_ \\o ...
    Christian DystheChristian Dysthe
    Aug 10, 1999 at 10:28 pm
    Aug 11, 1999 at 7:35 pm
  • Hello, I am trying this under Mailman 1.0. I wish to modify the way my $prefix/archives/private/<listname /index.html file looks. I changed the $prefix/lists/<listname /archives.html (manually and ...
    Igor S. LivshitsIgor S. Livshits
    Aug 5, 1999 at 6:10 pm
    Aug 5, 1999 at 9:22 pm
  • I just upgraded from 1.0b8 to the 1.0 release, and everything went remarkably well. .... except for one thing - the symbolic links for public archives isn't created. I did read of similar articles in ...
    Scott KinnaneScott Kinnane
    Aug 4, 1999 at 7:47 am
    Aug 4, 1999 at 2:03 pm
  • At the beginning of each year, we do a massive creation of new accounts for students. (Well, not THAT massive but a few hundred anyway) Currently with PMDF listserv our addstudent script on the unix ...
    Nicholas BrenckleNicholas Brenckle
    Aug 15, 1999 at 6:22 pm
    Oct 15, 1999 at 9:12 pm
  • I installed the patch as posted by Tor Houghton (mailman-users : 30 March 1999 - http://www.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/1999-March/000941.html ) This didnt work for me. I still receive the ...
    Nicholas BrenckleNicholas Brenckle
    Aug 13, 1999 at 7:55 pm
    Oct 14, 1999 at 9:29 am
  • FYI: I just did my first-ever installation of qmail and noticed a problem in the mailman docs. Installing v1.0 the directions given in INSTALL.QMAIL for the changes to the inetd.conf and hosts.allow ...
    Christopher KolarChristopher Kolar
    Aug 2, 1999 at 7:58 pm
    Sep 2, 1999 at 8:29 pm
  • When I try to issue an eMail based command to my spanking-new test mailing list, I get the following back from the daemon: How to I make the wrapper available for sendmail programs? I'm running ...
    Frank MartiniFrank Martini
    Aug 29, 1999 at 7:45 pm
    Aug 30, 1999 at 2:18 pm
  • hi I'm searching mailing list manage system and find Mailman at yahoo. If possible I hope I can get some help from you for I have little experience on Linux. Here I need some info on build up a ...
    Che DongChe Dong
    Aug 27, 1999 at 9:23 am
    Aug 27, 1999 at 6:55 pm
  • We have custom user setup scripts to setup groups, netscape and other miscellaneous items. Any user can belong to any mailing list, which creates a problem when we remove users from the system. We ...
    Craig KelleyCraig Kelley
    Aug 24, 1999 at 3:54 pm
    Aug 25, 1999 at 3:09 am
  • I've set up Mailman 1.0 (with Exim as MTA, on Solaris 2.5) and have been putting it through its paces with a view to replacing majordomo with it. It looks good so far! Here's an item for the wishlist ...
    David OsborneDavid Osborne
    Aug 13, 1999 at 5:02 pm
    Aug 24, 1999 at 3:00 am
  • Hello, I just wonder if it is possible to do all the administrative tasks which not only through the WWW-Interface but via eMail? Just like users can change their options by mail... Thanks for any ...
    Christoph HaugChristoph Haug
    Aug 21, 1999 at 12:51 am
    Aug 23, 1999 at 5:01 pm
  • I've just subscribed a load of people in one go via the web admin interface. Everything went more or less as expected - except that some users, apparently at random, had the "digest as plain text" ...
    James AylettJames Aylett
    Aug 23, 1999 at 4:48 pm
    Aug 23, 1999 at 5:00 pm
  • I just had a big announce message cross-posted to all the groups, which because of the number of recipients had to be approved separately for each group (ugh). All these lists are gated to separate ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Aug 23, 1999 at 7:24 am
    Aug 23, 1999 at 4:39 pm
  • Hi all, I have a mail reject problem and can't figure out how to fix it. Here is the reject log of exim: 1999-08-13 07:18:52 refused relay (host_accept_relay) to <subscriber at host.com from ...
    Mario BertrandMario Bertrand
    Aug 13, 1999 at 8:55 pm
    Aug 23, 1999 at 8:47 am
  • It's looking for a unix mailbox format 'From ...' line (*not* the 'From:' header line). In fact, it uses the python library module 'mailbox.py' - the UnixMailbox._isrealfromline() method does the ...
    Ken ManheimerKen Manheimer
    Aug 20, 1999 at 4:12 pm
    Aug 20, 1999 at 10:34 pm
  • I'm using mailman version 1.0rc2 here. When people subscribe to the list it sends the mail back to the Sender: field, and not From. Why does it do this? Is it an option somewhere? -Stephen Crowley
    Stephen CrowleyStephen Crowley
    Aug 11, 1999 at 10:53 pm
    Aug 20, 1999 at 7:54 am
  • I know this has come up on the list before, because I found it in the archives. Basically, I'm moving from one MLM to mailman, and want to transfer the archives across for all the lists. I know that ...
    James AylettJames Aylett
    Aug 19, 1999 at 6:20 pm
    Aug 19, 1999 at 8:14 pm
  • Any commands I try to execute via the web interface (say, subscribe a member) appears to be ignored. I don't get any error messages, and none are logged anywhere, but nothing gets executed. IE, if I ...
    Javier HendersonJavier Henderson
    Aug 18, 1999 at 6:59 pm
    Aug 18, 1999 at 10:45 pm
  • I installed Mailman 1.0rc3 under FreeBSD 2.2.8. I'm also running sendmail 8.9.3. I created the test list, and received the message telling me about the new list being created just fine. The web pages ...
    Javier HendersonJavier Henderson
    Aug 18, 1999 at 5:33 pm
    Aug 18, 1999 at 5:46 pm
  • Is there any way to specify nnrp username/password stuff for the mail2news gateways here? I've got all of the mail- news direction stuff stuff silently falling on the floor, though the news- mail ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Aug 16, 1999 at 9:38 am
    Aug 17, 1999 at 2:51 am
  • I am writing an article about mailman which will probably be submitted to ext2.org. Does someone want to read my draft and offer any suggestions or whatnot before I post it online? -- NAME: ...
    Christopher SchulteChristopher Schulte
    Aug 16, 1999 at 12:39 pm
    Aug 16, 1999 at 4:44 pm
  • For the record, if anyone wants to know how to get Mailman working with non-Latin characters, or perhaps to know about the changes I made to get MIME working in a non US-centric fashion, just send me ...
    Glen MalleyGlen Malley
    Aug 13, 1999 at 3:55 am
    Aug 13, 1999 at 3:06 pm
  • I've had several complaints about digests sending duplicate messages, I'm not sure where to get meaningful debugging information (I'll help out in any way I can). Here is the message: ---------- ...
    Craig KelleyCraig Kelley
    Aug 12, 1999 at 4:26 pm
    Aug 12, 1999 at 4:28 pm
  • Ok, so, if I want to transparently move a list from host A, running mailman, to host B, also running mailman, without bothering the users with with new passwords, announcements, etc (I'd move the DNS ...
    Ron JarrellRon Jarrell
    Aug 9, 1999 at 5:52 pm
    Aug 10, 1999 at 5:19 pm
  • Hi, I keep getting "tons" of the messages below in my /var/lib/mailman/logs/smtp-failures log. I am using mailman with exim, and I do now know what causes this. I have tried to find all information ...
    Christian DystheChristian Dysthe
    Aug 9, 1999 at 4:39 pm
    Aug 9, 1999 at 4:59 pm
  • Can I change the user that mailman expects to talk to WITHOUT recompiling/reinstalling it? Got aweird problem where I install the .deb file, which expects user 33, but the webservers here are ...
    Bek OberinBek Oberin
    Aug 8, 1999 at 8:57 am
    Aug 8, 1999 at 9:52 pm
  • Hi, I have just set up mailman on our Debian Slink web server. It seems to run fine, but I do have two problems: 1. When I try to click on a list archive I get a message like this: -- The requested ...
    Christian DystheChristian Dysthe
    Aug 6, 1999 at 5:07 am
    Aug 6, 1999 at 11:37 am
  • Hello to all Is anyone using Mailman on a Macintosh? There is a distribution of Phyton for Mac. As a newbie I am just trying Mailman with WebTen a http-server for mac. thanx for help Stefan ...
    Stefan NeuenschwanderStefan Neuenschwander
    Aug 5, 1999 at 7:04 am
    Aug 5, 1999 at 2:48 pm
  • Hello, Since Mailman uses a proprietary authentication scheme, I cannot configure ht://Dig to properly authenticate and search private archives. Has anyone found a work-around? I know that I can use ...
    Igor S. LivshitsIgor S. Livshits
    Aug 4, 1999 at 9:54 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 10:38 pm
  • When viewing archives, any attachements are just included in the body of the message as a MIME attachment. Is any work going on to add an HTML link to the attachement as MHonarc does ? Thanks, -- ...
    Lee MarzkeLee Marzke
    Aug 4, 1999 at 2:38 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 4:42 pm
  • hello: occasionally i get flock problems that manifest themselves as follows: ----- Transcript of session follows ----- Traceback (innermost last): File "/home/mailman/scripts/post", line 45, in ? ...
    Brad CrittendenBrad Crittenden
    Aug 3, 1999 at 3:34 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 3:06 pm
  • Hi, I was wondering if it was possible to make Mailman remove excess [LISTNAME] when people reply to posts? Replies to lists with the [LISTNAME] option enabled have the annoying habit of producing ...
    Tor HoughtonTor Houghton
    Aug 3, 1999 at 11:57 am
    Aug 3, 1999 at 12:34 pm
  • What part of the system is used to send the new user and unsubscribe messages? Mailman has no problem sending Japanese encoded text in messages TO the list....but if Japanese is included in the new ...
    Glen MalleyGlen Malley
    Aug 3, 1999 at 6:32 am
    Aug 3, 1999 at 7:51 am
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