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  • Hi, The Mailman headers are very verbose, is there a way to set the config so it is less obnoxious for the users? I am not using sendmail for anything else on this machine. We are using Mailman 2.0.1 ...
    Ellen J. CramerEllen J. Cramer
    Feb 15, 2001 at 3:40 pm
    Feb 19, 2001 at 1:43 am
  • hi all; I wonder whether it is possible to command mailman through "jobs" ... (ie through command lines and jobs sent via email). For instance, in case I want to - add 2000 users at once, - delete or ...
    Feb 7, 2001 at 11:33 am
    Feb 7, 2001 at 9:52 pm
  • There are probably lots of people out there who would like to get rid of the stupid headers. But unlike Ed Lazor, they are not willing to take the crap you have been throwing at him. None of my lists ...
    Thomas HillsonThomas Hillson
    Feb 16, 2001 at 5:03 pm
    Feb 17, 2001 at 5:57 pm
  • hi, i did a by-the-README/INSTALL install of mailman 2.0.1 and i get this error in my www.elog [Thu Feb 1 14:18:02 2001] [error] (1)Operation not permitted: exec of /opt/home/mailman/cgi-bin/admin ...
    Kris 'dJOEk' Vandecruys,,,Kris 'dJOEk' Vandecruys,,,
    Feb 1, 2001 at 1:11 pm
    Feb 3, 2001 at 1:35 am
  • My last majordomo user has decided to move their lists to Mailman. Yea! However they had some questions I couldn't answer. First, Mailman doesn't seem to allow a user to type Approved: Password as ...
    James ThompsonJames Thompson
    Feb 2, 2001 at 2:46 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 7:16 am
  • This ties in nicely with a question that I asked earlier. Is there a way to configure Mailman so that subscribers do not need approval, but non-subscribers do? I suppose this is meant to imply that ...
    Peter HutnickPeter Hutnick
    Feb 6, 2001 at 1:19 pm
    Feb 6, 2001 at 10:19 pm
  • I just installed Mailman on our Mandrake 7.1 server with Sendmail 8.11 installed. When I add a new list, the list-owner does not get a mail. When I try to subscribe through the webpages, I hit a Bug. ...
    Barbara JohansenBarbara Johansen
    Feb 4, 2001 at 9:53 pm
    Feb 8, 2001 at 1:04 pm
  • Hi =) Is there a way to disable having this extra information show up in messages sent through the mailing list? The extra information started showing up after a recent upgrade to mailman v2.0.1 and ...
    Ed LazorEd Lazor
    Feb 3, 2001 at 5:39 pm
    Feb 6, 2001 at 8:30 pm
  • Hello again, It looks as if my migration to mailman has been stopped dead in it's tracks :( I have a user that can not stand the web based approval of email, prefering majordomos mail based approval ...
    James ThompsonJames Thompson
    Feb 5, 2001 at 4:03 pm
    Mar 28, 2001 at 2:02 am
  • Hi List, Sorry to bother you again with my inferior questions, Searching the Documentation and browsing through the archives resulted into void. So I feel I'm at your mercy again. To subscribe it is ...
    Sacha LigthertSacha Ligthert
    Feb 21, 2001 at 1:28 pm
    Feb 23, 2001 at 7:55 am
  • OK, having solved my URL problem my next problem is this: I run newlist to create a new list, like this: newlist funkylist psmith at my.domain.com ad694baaec72c9df so that my initial list password is ...
    Paul D. SmithPaul D. Smith
    Feb 20, 2001 at 7:24 am
    Feb 20, 2001 at 7:29 pm
  • I hate to ask a question that has probably been asked a dozen times, but I have not been able to find an answer by searching the archives, the readme files, or the web. I have a new installation of ...
    John GrafJohn Graf
    Feb 27, 2001 at 5:14 pm
    Feb 28, 2001 at 3:34 am
  • Hello, I am having an unusual problem that is leaving no trail whatsoever. I have been through the Install docs and almost the entire mailing list archives and nothing (well, similar problems, but ...
    Stanton SchellStanton Schell
    Feb 22, 2001 at 6:13 am
    Feb 26, 2001 at 5:05 am
  • If you can help with any part of this, please let me know. I'm going to repeat some concerns from an email of early this week... Please understand that I'm getting mail from cron every FIVE MINUTES ...
    Jeme A BrelinJeme A Brelin
    Feb 22, 2001 at 12:43 am
    Feb 24, 2001 at 6:32 am
  • Hello, somehow I get the archive option not to work. When I create a new list, and post to it, nothing gets added to the archive. Example: bin/newlist support The there should be ...
    Oliver LietzOliver Lietz
    Feb 20, 2001 at 6:34 pm
    Feb 21, 2001 at 6:31 pm
  • Attn: The President Dear sir, FUND MANAGEMENT / BUSINESS OFFER. I humbly wish to seek your assistance in matter that is very important and needs utmost trust and confidence, I am Mr. JEFF UTARZI, a ...
    Jeff utarziJeff utarzi
    Feb 12, 2001 at 3:16 am
    Feb 15, 2001 at 10:15 pm
  • Hello, I am testing a web page Mail-In form that emails the form contents, including a user supplied email "From" field, to a Mailing List. The ML in turn distributes the entry to the subscribed ...
    Michael StoicMichael Stoic
    Feb 8, 2001 at 6:51 am
    Feb 8, 2001 at 11:33 pm
  • Hi When people subscribe, using the web, and mailman sendt the mail with the secret to prove your identity, it sends it without any Message-Id line. I process mails using SMTP to my local qmail ...
    Karsten ThygesenKarsten Thygesen
    Feb 6, 2001 at 7:36 am
    Feb 8, 2001 at 4:09 pm
  • I've got a user on one of my lists who's subscribed himself with the email address with a form of "myname at home"@isp.co.uk. Of course, this address is completely undeliverable, and every mail out ...
    Rachel WillmerRachel Willmer
    Feb 1, 2001 at 12:14 pm
    Mar 3, 2001 at 5:14 am
  • Due to the problems that I've had with Mailman and my inability to fix them, I'm probably going to use Majordomo instead. But I was wondering if there are any advantages of using Mailman. Is there a ...
    Casey Allen ShobeCasey Allen Shobe
    Feb 13, 2001 at 9:19 pm
    Feb 17, 2001 at 7:29 pm
  • Hi I have just installed mailman and get the following error: Bug in Mailman version 2.0.1 We're sorry, we hit a bug! Please inform the webmaster for this site of this problem. Printing of traceback ...
    Drew DavidsonDrew Davidson
    Feb 8, 2001 at 10:08 am
    Feb 13, 2001 at 10:06 pm
  • Hello list members: I am using version 1.1 of Mailman, that was move from one server to another. Mails from all the lists are being send and received normally. The problem I am encountering is that ...
    Oscar ValdezOscar Valdez
    Feb 9, 2001 at 8:06 pm
    Feb 9, 2001 at 11:47 pm
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    Feb 9, 2001 at 5:42 pm
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  • Hi, Sorry if this is a redundant post. I just installed mailman on a RH 7.0 machine, created a test mailing list and configured the list. The problem is that when I send a mail message to ...
    Thomas KellerThomas Keller
    Feb 8, 2001 at 6:01 pm
    Feb 9, 2001 at 2:02 pm
  • Dear Mailman team, I work on the GAP project (http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/~gap/) which is an open source computer algebra package whose development team is distributed (thinly:) across the ...
    Andrew SolomonAndrew Solomon
    Feb 7, 2001 at 1:36 am
    Feb 7, 2001 at 2:58 am
  • Whenever I send to a list, I get no error messages back as a reply nor do I find anything in the mailman error logs. Mailman is installed in /home/mailman on a RedHat 6.2 system. Anyone have any ...
    Matt JenkinsMatt Jenkins
    Feb 3, 2001 at 6:17 pm
    Feb 4, 2001 at 2:40 am
  • I just discovered/downloaded/installed mailman yesterday, and am getting horrible performance with it, so I hope this is an easy one. Any mailman operation takes 5 secs; even bin/list_lists takes 7 ...
    Dave DisserDave Disser
    Feb 2, 2001 at 12:04 am
    Feb 3, 2001 at 6:37 am
  • My list just had a virus come through on a member's Active-X attachment. I can't find an option in the Mailman administrative interface that will forbid, or disable attachments. Is there any way to ...
    David BrauerDavid Brauer
    Feb 24, 2001 at 5:55 pm
    Feb 26, 2001 at 6:26 pm
  • I have taken mailman off my machine for the moment, but cron is sending me an email every minute with this message: /usr/bin/python: can't open file '/home/mailman/cron/gate_news' Can someone please ...
    Feb 24, 2001 at 12:39 am
    Feb 24, 2001 at 3:34 am
  • Hello, eine Frage: Kann man Eure LISTINGS auch in der Sprache D E U T S C H per Email erhalten?? DANKE/Thanks An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Feb 7, 2001 at 3:23 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 5:45 pm
  • Hi, My first question is that, after I set up mailman and my testing list, I sent a mail to testing-request at my.host.name. Then I saw this error: Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script. ...
    Chris hopkinsChris hopkins
    Feb 20, 2001 at 4:34 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 7:25 pm
  • Is there a way to add or remove a single user from a list via the command line? I've looked at the add_members and remove_members but they seem to require a textfile list of user(s) to add or remove ...
    Mike CisarMike Cisar
    Feb 18, 2001 at 8:45 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 2:05 am
  • OK, I installed Mailman 2.0.1 on a Debian GNU/Linux box (I built it myself, though, I didn't use a Debian package). I configured my Apache 1.3.17 server to have a virtual host list.my.domain.com, ...
    Paul D. SmithPaul D. Smith
    Feb 18, 2001 at 7:18 am
    Feb 19, 2001 at 11:03 pm
  • Hey, I don't know if any of you guys have ever seen this problem before but I'll give it a shot anyway. Basically, Mailman has toped sending mail. It's posted to the wrapper ok but after that.. ...
    John McGarrigleJohn McGarrigle
    Feb 19, 2001 at 4:06 am
    Feb 19, 2001 at 5:41 am
  • Hello Good People, Where do I find the code that defines a "Suspicious Header?" I'm attempting to get a mail/usenet gateway going with Mailman 2.0. I have no experience with python, but am intrigued. ...
    Don EricksonDon Erickson
    Feb 14, 2001 at 11:37 pm
    Feb 15, 2001 at 2:36 am
  • Hi. I am an administrator for a mailman list and I am trying to use the administrative interface to block any incoming messages that have any kind of an attachment. I have been playing about with the ...
    Joe OrbanJoe Orban
    Feb 11, 2001 at 7:12 pm
    Feb 13, 2001 at 6:12 pm
  • I am refining the definition of the problem 'Can not check MX records' Apparently there is a bad address in the users list, bad in the respect that the destination server has a broken MX record. ...
    Richard MartinRichard Martin
    Feb 6, 2001 at 2:40 am
    Feb 11, 2001 at 4:52 am
  • Hi, one of my lists admins had put on the Membership Management Section an incorrect mail address. Exactly what he put is: basanez at ioc.upc.es "luis and that is what shows the Membership page. As ...
    Omar Walid LlorenteOmar Walid Llorente
    Feb 6, 2001 at 6:22 pm
    Feb 8, 2001 at 9:46 am
  • I recently installed mailman on my server, and just wanted to alert you guys to a serious bug: During the installation my crontab for root was overwritten and replaced in its entirety with only ...
    Borries DemelerBorries Demeler
    Feb 7, 2001 at 11:23 pm
    Feb 8, 2001 at 4:19 am
  • Is there a way to add users to a given list from a file containg one username per line? Thanks in advance. Matt
    Matt JenkinsMatt Jenkins
    Feb 4, 2001 at 2:56 am
    Feb 5, 2001 at 12:41 pm
  • @#$@#! The INSTALL file says to do a su to mailman. Looking in the crontab manual it says that's not a good idea. I see why now. The documentation for Mailman should be changed to read "crontab -u ...
    Matt JenkinsMatt Jenkins
    Feb 4, 2001 at 2:54 am
    Feb 4, 2001 at 6:33 pm
  • Hello gang, Running Mainman 2.01 with Postfix, with many different domains. Occasionally when looking at the mail logs, I see a "Mail forwarding Loop" messsage for <listname @machine.hostname. ...
    Bob Puff@NLEBob Puff@NLE
    Feb 28, 2001 at 6:29 am
    Feb 28, 2001 at 5:57 pm
  • Hello, I'm using mailman1.1 (linux - debian) and have multiple mailman lists setup. I have one particular list which needs to have the subscription confirmation message customized. Background: the ...
    Say ItSay It
    Feb 27, 2001 at 3:59 am
    Feb 27, 2001 at 5:31 am
  • Hi My question is : Can i install Mailman without a webserver ??? my linux box don't have a web server running and i don't wan to install one. Thanks.
    Hanamichi Sakuragui (El Talentoso !!!)Hanamichi Sakuragui (El Talentoso !!!)
    Feb 22, 2001 at 8:04 pm
    Feb 23, 2001 at 1:10 pm
  • hello. I need some help. Is there a way to subscribe to a mailman list without having to go to the users' page and filling up the subscription online form? I used to use majordomo and interested ...
    Feb 23, 2001 at 10:08 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 12:39 pm
  • I manage a mailman-run list. I'd like to know: can one configure Mailman to bounce or hold HTML posts? Apologies if this is a FAQ, but I don't see any appropriate options among the list configuration ...
    Feb 22, 2001 at 9:13 pm
    Feb 22, 2001 at 10:59 pm
  • I have successfully (I believe) configured Mailman--I'm able to get to the web pages for configuration, the list correctly sent out all the new subscriber notes. I'm running this list on a MacOSX ...
    David HerrenDavid Herren
    Feb 20, 2001 at 4:07 pm
    Feb 22, 2001 at 12:12 am
  • Has anyone been able to completely virtualize the mailing lists under mailman v2? I'm not talking about the improvements made in v2.... I mean having multiple domains be able to have the SAME list ...
    Scott BrownScott Brown
    Feb 20, 2001 at 10:36 pm
    Feb 20, 2001 at 11:32 pm
  • I have a list that I want people to be able to post on who are not members of the list. I have it set correctly, but it still holds posts. I'll show you a screen shot if you want, but suffice it to ...
    Andy HarrisonAndy Harrison
    Feb 15, 2001 at 3:18 am
    Feb 20, 2001 at 3:02 pm
  • while using ./configure command in user login it shows error ./configure: ./config.log: Permission denied ./configure: 5: Bad file descriptor ./configure: confdefs.h: Permission denied creating cache ...
    Bal ramBal ram
    Feb 17, 2001 at 6:28 am
    Feb 18, 2001 at 2:44 am
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