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  • I've just uploaded the Mailman 2.0 beta 1 tarball to www.list.org. I decided to name the new version "2.0" because of the architectural changes that have been made. See the excerpt from the NEWS file ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Mar 22, 2000 at 4:53 am
    Mar 25, 2000 at 3:46 pm
  • Please excuse me if these have already been covered, I've only made it throught about half of the archives. 1. How can Mailman be configured for a read-only list? Only want list owner/admin to post ...
    Bryan RiveraBryan Rivera
    Mar 2, 2000 at 6:33 pm
    Mar 27, 2000 at 7:16 am
  • When users go to the archives for a public archive they get an error that it cant find that page.... Turns out that there is no "public" file in the /home/mailman/cgi-bin (I assume that there should ...
    Jeff FiegelJeff Fiegel
    Mar 30, 2000 at 12:07 pm
    Apr 3, 2000 at 1:09 pm
  • I'm debating between using Hypermail and MHonArc now, and one thing I like about Hypermail is that it has a "Reply" button on each posting so you don't need a copy of the original in your mailbox in ...
    Jim TayJim Tay
    Mar 6, 2000 at 9:08 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 5:51 pm
  • How does mailman actually send the messages to the users on a list? Does it call sendmail in parallel or serial? Is there a pause between each message getting sent or does it try to use all of a ...
    Roberto UllfigRoberto Ullfig
    Mar 3, 2000 at 8:11 pm
    Mar 7, 2000 at 8:57 am
  • Hi all! I've been using Mailman for quite some time, and I love it. I just was asked to put up a large server to handle lots of lists that will be migrated off the commercial listproc server. I'm ...
    Tim SailerTim Sailer
    Mar 13, 2000 at 2:49 pm
    Mar 15, 2000 at 11:56 pm
  • All - Looking in my bounce log I see messages such as: Mar 09 04:39:18 2000 (21579) ibm-linux-tech: user52 at us.ibm.com - 0 more allowed over 426794 secs My best understanding of this is that ...
    Scott RussellScott Russell
    Mar 9, 2000 at 4:59 pm
    Mar 9, 2000 at 7:31 pm
  • Hello, I am new to MailMan, and have a couple of quick feature questions. First, it is possible to set up a mailing list that does *not* require a password for its subscribers? Second, I currently ...
    Derek SimkowiakDerek Simkowiak
    Mar 22, 2000 at 4:49 am
    Mar 23, 2000 at 9:52 am
  • I want to run mailman on multiple domains, e.g. list1 at lists.blah.com, list2 at lists.blah.com, etc administered through http://lists.blah.com/ wth list1 at other.com, list2 at other.bcom, etc. ...
    Danny YeeDanny Yee
    Mar 6, 2000 at 3:51 am
    Mar 13, 2000 at 1:31 pm
  • We have been unable to get Mailman operational. We're running on a Linux machine (Kernel 2.0.35) with the commercial version of Sendmail 8.9.2. We get a persistent "Unknown mailer error 1" error ...
    Tom MadronTom Madron
    Mar 10, 2000 at 5:18 pm
    Mar 11, 2000 at 12:21 pm
  • Ive been tinkering with mailman all day trying to get it to run, and im getting a silly error with what im guessing is permissions, the faq point to the same sort of problem, and ive tried to mod the ...
    Denver ParkerDenver Parker
    Mar 28, 2000 at 7:07 am
    Mar 28, 2000 at 10:47 am
  • Does Mailman handle quoted printable in a good way? Characters like ?????? /Hans -- _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/ Hans Lohmander -- Sigma Exallon Information AB Internet & ...
    Hans LohmanderHans Lohmander
    Mar 23, 2000 at 12:03 pm
    Mar 25, 2000 at 10:44 pm
  • Hallo. I am working with a big project (in the OpenSource business) which runs some 150+ mailling lists with Smartmail. Now the main reason Mailman may not be an option is that the memmbership ...
    Alexander KochAlexander Koch
    Mar 28, 2000 at 7:44 am
    Apr 9, 2000 at 5:33 pm
  • Hi there! I was wondering if somebody could help me out. I've got it installed, and it says that everything is happy, but when it tries to subscribe me, this is the error that I get in ...
    Gregory LeblancGregory Leblanc
    Mar 31, 2000 at 9:42 pm
    Apr 3, 2000 at 5:38 pm
  • Sometimes I get email from a mass mailer and it says that I can remove myself from the list by sending an email to remove at whatever.com. Is there a way for a list subscriber to do that with ...
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Mar 29, 2000 at 8:33 pm
    Mar 29, 2000 at 11:11 pm
  • I've been trying to configure Mailman to work with a virtual domain on a web server with serveral virtual domains. I read William R. Dickson sugestion of installing a copy of mailman for each of the ...
    Sergio A. MurilloSergio A. Murillo
    Mar 8, 2000 at 12:44 am
    Mar 26, 2000 at 4:25 am
  • Is there a way to track the number of messages that are processed by each list on a daily/weekly basis? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- PayPal.com is a ...
    Jeff FiegelJeff Fiegel
    Mar 12, 2000 at 6:38 pm
    Mar 12, 2000 at 6:52 pm
  • Where do I or can I change the background that shows up on each of the mailman pages?? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- PayPal.com is a completely free ...
    Jeff FiegelJeff Fiegel
    Mar 11, 2000 at 1:11 pm
    Mar 12, 2000 at 2:23 pm
  • Hi, If you've deleted all previous emails to a thread, is there some way you can continue a thread? Or will it be considered a new thread by mailman? I tried simply copying the thread name into a new ...
    Jim TayJim Tay
    Mar 3, 2000 at 5:51 pm
    Mar 6, 2000 at 10:55 pm
  • I and at least two other members of the "HeMan" mailing list, using the Mailman software, have been recieving between 3 and 10 copies of each mail sent to the list. I've tried everything I know of to ...
    Mar 4, 2000 at 9:16 pm
    Mar 6, 2000 at 3:43 pm
  • I'm still having problems. Now I moved to CVS and subscribed people, no mail gets delivered remotely, I do get numerous errors in /usr/local/mailman/logs/bounce, along the lines of: Mar 03 18:49:51 ...
    Ashley PenneyAshley Penney
    Mar 3, 2000 at 5:55 pm
    Mar 4, 2000 at 4:28 pm
  • Hello, I can only speak a little bit of english, but i hope you can understand what i'm write. I want use the Gatewayoption MailtoNews with mailman, but i get the following errors: Mar 02 16:18:59 ...
    Dietmar ZufallDietmar Zufall
    Mar 2, 2000 at 4:12 pm
    Mar 3, 2000 at 10:47 am
  • Every month when the passwords are sent out to mailman subscribers, it is sent out under the name of mailman-owner, so when they reply and ask to unsubscribe, they send the request to mailman-owner. ...
    Aaryn OlssonAaryn Olsson
    Mar 1, 2000 at 11:35 pm
    Mar 2, 2000 at 5:35 pm
  • Hi, I just installed mailman 1.1 and am just in the testing phase of implementing. I've searched all the docs but still haven't found if it's possible to prevent non-members of a list from posting. ...
    Dave RobbinsDave Robbins
    Mar 31, 2000 at 4:25 am
    Apr 4, 2000 at 5:33 pm
  • I am the administrator of a mailing list that had been run under "listproc", and is now running under "mailman" It allowed addition of users from an "adduser" script that added users to the list via ...
    Morris StrongsonMorris Strongson
    Mar 30, 2000 at 9:10 pm
    Mar 31, 2000 at 7:59 pm
  • OK, I'll try this request for help again, but provide more info this time... The environment: Mailman 1.1, FreeBSD 3.1, Python 1.5.1, Apache 1.3.6, PHP 3.0.10 As you can see from the digest that ...
    Aaron La MarAaron La Mar
    Mar 29, 2000 at 9:04 pm
    Mar 30, 2000 at 5:45 pm
  • Hi, trying out mailman but have the following problem when posting to the list. The Postfix program <mmtest-request at list.sigma.se : Command died with status 2: "/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd ...
    Hans LohmanderHans Lohmander
    Mar 23, 2000 at 11:39 am
    Mar 24, 2000 at 6:20 pm
  • I've got a list, and I want the subjects to look like this: Subject: [listname] hello, world. But unfortunately lynx strips trailing whitespace from input boxes. So instead, my subject lines look ...
    Nick MoffittNick Moffitt
    Mar 15, 2000 at 10:38 pm
    Mar 16, 2000 at 2:04 am
  • It seems that installing at 4am isn't a good idea. Since my problem seemed to be a permission problem, but the chk_perms script wasn't complaining I recompiled. Now I can happily get to my admin ...
    Mar 11, 2000 at 7:25 pm
    Mar 12, 2000 at 1:17 am
  • I tried searching through the list archives for the answer to this question but I think I may be blind if the answer is there. It would be wonderful if there was some sort of search functionality ...
    Mar 7, 2000 at 2:08 am
    Mar 7, 2000 at 2:53 am
  • No, there is no way currently. I have asked in vain many times. Here is my hacked solution: Modify your alias files request address and pass the request through a procmail filter. NOTE: modify the ...
    Richard EllerbrockRichard Ellerbrock
    Mar 6, 2000 at 5:04 pm
    Mar 6, 2000 at 6:19 pm
  • Hello all: I'm using mailman for an enterprise, I created some lists for them just used to send magazine to users. their request is, to a list, just the list administor can send mail magazine and ...
    Tonny LiuTonny Liu
    Mar 14, 2000 at 7:09 am
    Mar 14, 2001 at 11:36 am
  • The "general options" menu has a umbrella_member_suffix option, which is described as "Suffix for use when this list is an umbrella for other lists, according to setting of previous "umbrella_list" ...
    Danny YeeDanny Yee
    Mar 6, 2000 at 1:06 pm
    May 25, 2000 at 7:55 am
  • Thanks for the info about preventing non-members from posting. I got it. Because I currently have sendmail lists where users cannot unsubscribe (and are not allowed to), is there any mechanism for ...
    Dave RobbinsDave Robbins
    Mar 31, 2000 at 9:38 pm
    Apr 2, 2000 at 12:15 am
  • Is there a way for a list owner to subscribe users via email? Can't seem to find it in the documentation. I cannot define the real problem, | Brookhaven National Laboratory therefore I suspect ...
    Casella, Richard ACasella, Richard A
    Mar 30, 2000 at 8:27 pm
    Mar 31, 2000 at 3:34 am
  • Is there a way -- other than cut & paste -- to subscribe everyone whose email address is in a (large) file? Thanks, Pete
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Mar 30, 2000 at 6:39 pm
    Mar 30, 2000 at 8:25 pm
  • Sometime ago I used the formula of deleting the html message archive, edit the list mbox and running arch to get rid of some messages and it worked fine. But last night and today I tried to do the ...
    Crisogono Francisco Rubio N.Crisogono Francisco Rubio N.
    Mar 30, 2000 at 1:42 am
    Mar 30, 2000 at 4:55 am
  • Hi, is there any possibility to automatically convert HTML-messages to plain-text? Or: How could I block HTML-Mails? Please answer with a copy to PM. Thanks a lot from germany, Roland
    Roland ScheikeRoland Scheike
    Mar 25, 2000 at 7:25 pm
    Mar 26, 2000 at 7:46 pm
  • I am having tough time getting my mailman installation on a Red Hat Linux 6.1 PC to work. Everything seems to be working except posting to the list. I traced the problem to the delivery subsystem ...
    Farid, TarekFarid, Tarek
    Mar 10, 2000 at 7:54 pm
    Mar 20, 2000 at 6:32 pm
  • I'm trying to get mailman ver 1.1 to work on my system. Details are: Corel Linux (debian i386) Exim version 2.05 MailMan version 1.1 The mail system seems to be working properly (local users can send ...
    Al YoungwertAl Youngwert
    Mar 17, 2000 at 6:12 pm
    Mar 20, 2000 at 2:06 am
  • I think I may have my permissions/path problems resolved now as I can at least run the scripts under ~/mailman/bin, but when I DO run any script I'm now getting this output: #################### ...
    Craig ShieldsCraig Shields
    Mar 17, 2000 at 5:06 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 7:18 pm
  • I checked the archives and there were a few messages on this thread without a proper solution being found though, besides waiting for version 1.2. We are experimenting the same problem here with our ...
    Marcos Jose Candido EuzebioMarcos Jose Candido Euzebio
    Mar 14, 2000 at 3:45 pm
    Mar 17, 2000 at 3:24 pm
  • Hey Mailman users ! I suggest that a password button would be added to the admindb pages. (A password change button is not needed, but just a password button, in case of cookies problemes). A ...
    Jean-Bernard ADDORJean-Bernard ADDOR
    Mar 14, 2000 at 5:50 pm
    Mar 15, 2000 at 7:29 pm
  • Is there a maximum number of addresses per mailing list in Mailman? Thanks, Pete
    Pete HolsbergPete Holsberg
    Mar 14, 2000 at 5:02 pm
    Mar 15, 2000 at 4:10 am
  • Hi all, We are currently testing Mailman and plan to switch from Listproc once we get things working well. I have installed Mailman and successfully created a "test" list.. everything works fine. ...
    Craig ShieldsCraig Shields
    Mar 13, 2000 at 11:35 pm
    Mar 15, 2000 at 2:20 am
  • I get this error on my maillog when the system tries to execute the warpper. ns Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 12, GOT gid 65535. (Reconfigure to take 65535?) Any ideas? ...
    Sergio A. Murillo D.Sergio A. Murillo D.
    Mar 11, 2000 at 6:49 am
    Mar 12, 2000 at 7:50 am
  • I just created a test list and want to get rid of it. Is there a way to do it? Thanks, Jinhui -----Original Message----- From: Christopher C. Petro [mailto:petro at atypon.com] Sent: Friday, March ...
    Jinhui DouJinhui Dou
    Mar 4, 2000 at 5:17 am
    Mar 6, 2000 at 3:53 pm
  • I have a user who is moderating a list created by mailman and has forgotten his administrative password. Is there any way to retrieve this password or change it? ...
    John WildgrubeJohn Wildgrube
    Mar 3, 2000 at 4:21 pm
    Mar 4, 2000 at 5:04 am
  • Can anybody describe a simple method for expiring old archives? I only want the last 4 months or so, so I want to remove the older archive files and regenerate whatever indexes are required. How do I ...
    Paul TomblinPaul Tomblin
    Mar 1, 2000 at 3:20 pm
    Mar 1, 2000 at 4:38 pm
  • When people send email to our list from an unsubscribed address, they get a responce like this: And the message goes in a queue to be processed manually by a moderator. It's agravating. Instead, I'd ...
    Mar 28, 2000 at 4:10 pm
    Mar 31, 2000 at 12:27 pm
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