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  • Hi, Does anybody know whether there's a way for Mailman to ask (and remember) subscriber names, as well as their email addresses? We're moving over to Pairlist a list where this is particularly ...
    Nov 24, 2001 at 10:29 am
    Nov 29, 2001 at 9:06 pm
  • <<Reply-To: set A moderately frequent request on these lists has been, "How can I back up my Mailman lists/membership/etc?" I happened to be in the area today touching up the scripts I use. Please ...
    J C LawrenceJ C Lawrence
    Nov 29, 2001 at 5:34 am
    Nov 29, 2001 at 4:33 pm
  • MIME "Digests" (ultimate misnomer) still suck, even if somebody misidentified them with the words Outlook Express. They exist because the architecture allowed it, not to solve a practical problem. ...
    Nov 28, 2001 at 5:04 pm
    Nov 29, 2001 at 4:40 pm
  • I keep bumping into the same annoying thing with Mailman and was wondering how I go about suggesting a feature. I'll describe the situation here, and perhaps someone can tell me if I'm doing ...
    J. BarnesJ. Barnes
    Nov 26, 2001 at 3:22 am
    Nov 26, 2001 at 5:18 pm
  • Where the members admin displays 30 members per page - can it do more? I would sacrifice a bit of speed for all 200 members on one page... Simon
    Simon FaulknerSimon Faulkner
    Nov 26, 2001 at 6:04 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 5:24 pm
  • This has probably been answered a thousand times before but I have a problem with postfix+mailman on Suse 7.2 Linux. Basically. I relpy to a confirmation email to join a list and get the following ...
    Geoffrey KingGeoffrey King
    Nov 29, 2001 at 3:44 am
    Nov 29, 2001 at 8:19 pm
  • Hot on the heels of Mailman 2.0.7, I'm now releasing 2.0.8 which fixes several cross-site scripting security holes, and a few other minor bug fixes. More information on cross-site scripting exploits ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Nov 28, 2001 at 4:31 am
    Jan 1, 2002 at 2:29 pm
  • Mailman seems to be a little out of sync with my list. I keep getting messages to tend to subscription requests that have already been filled. I suspect that something went awry when I manually ...
    Nov 27, 2001 at 10:30 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 7:07 am
  • Can someone run down the steps required to have the downloadable version of a month's archives gzipped automatically? I've set cron to run 'nightly_gzip' every night, but that doesn't seem to do ...
    Steve DinnSteve Dinn
    Nov 8, 2001 at 2:27 pm
    Nov 10, 2001 at 5:50 am
  • Hi folks... What is the least painful way to upgrade from 2.0.6 to 2.0.8? TIA, J.
    Joshua S. FreemanJoshua S. Freeman
    Nov 28, 2001 at 6:07 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 7:15 pm
  • I've got a setup where all mail that comes in to hank.org (except for a few other people) gets delivered to me. This is done with sendmail's virtusertable. The problem is that virtusertable seems to ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Nov 26, 2001 at 6:59 pm
    Nov 26, 2001 at 10:48 pm
  • Hi there Some of our users never receive messages from the list, despite the fact that I can see the message leaving our system as normal. This always affects the same users, and there are no error ...
    David BallDavid Ball
    Nov 26, 2001 at 12:53 pm
    Nov 26, 2001 at 6:28 pm
  • How can I tell if mailman is actually running. I can not find an entry if I run ps -aux. I can mail my server and the aliases appear to work. When I mail one of my lists nothing ever gets through, ...
    Nov 16, 2001 at 8:57 pm
    Nov 17, 2001 at 7:49 am
  • There have been questions here of late regarding backups. Using bin/list_lists I can get a list of the lists. I can then easily cycle through each list and (for each one) do the following: - Run ...
    Nov 27, 2001 at 2:49 am
    Nov 27, 2001 at 4:21 pm
  • I am a moderator of an electronic list which uses mailman. I review all messages before approving them. I would like to be able to see the entire message before I approve it, but now, if the message ...
    Nov 9, 2001 at 4:05 pm
    Nov 25, 2001 at 4:08 am
  • Hai, I have installed mailman in my machine and is managing the mailing lists for one domain. It has multiple domains hosted on it. Can one single installation of mailman be used to manage mailing ...
    Nov 5, 2001 at 8:08 am
    Nov 20, 2001 at 5:02 am
  • Hi, Is there a real FAQ somewhere (not the one on the official site), it's almost useless? Also, how one would get rid of the long list of url (List-Help etc.) ans addresses sent with all posts (you ...
    Nov 8, 2001 at 9:29 pm
    Nov 14, 2001 at 12:48 am
  • I know that the question I'm about to ask doesn't relate specifically to mailman, but I thought that I'd be in the company of people who are more qualified than most to answer it: In what ways can ...
    Steve DinnSteve Dinn
    Nov 9, 2001 at 6:01 pm
    Nov 12, 2001 at 4:42 pm
  • How do I stop subscriber's auto-responses from auto-replying directly to the list? Thanks. Camille
    Camille K. PowellCamille K. Powell
    Nov 6, 2001 at 6:16 pm
    Nov 11, 2001 at 7:16 am
  • Is there any way to show the subscribers e-mail address in the TO: field? This is a problem for me. I need this field to show their e-mail address not the list address and not all subscribers address ...
    Marcella WrightMarcella Wright
    Nov 7, 2001 at 1:24 pm
    Nov 7, 2001 at 7:49 pm
  • My provider is switching to Mailman from Majordomo. I like a lot of the features BUT I need to be able to edit the messages before they go out! My list is mostly made up of non computer savy users ...
    Brian McIntoshBrian McIntosh
    Nov 6, 2001 at 2:09 pm
    Nov 7, 2001 at 4:08 am
  • Is there a way to turn the password option off? I don't want all the subscribers to have passwords for their subscriptions. Thanks Cynthia Cynthia Nakagawa Network Operations Support (916) 526-8262
    Cynthia NakagawaCynthia Nakagawa
    Nov 19, 2001 at 7:18 pm
    Nov 30, 2001 at 6:53 pm
  • Hello, I want to formally express my dislike of the format of the last digest I received. Multiple separate Outlook Express messages as attachments is a very unhandy format for casually scanning the ...
    Dale PaceDale Pace
    Nov 28, 2001 at 3:14 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 5:21 pm
  • Nov 15 21:51:02 2001 (5617) Could not acquire qrunner lock Nov 15 21:52:01 2001 (5619) Could not acquire qrunner lock Nov 15 21:53:02 2001 (5621) Could not acquire qrunner lock Nov 15 21:54:02 2001 ...
    Lucas HofmanLucas Hofman
    Nov 20, 2001 at 8:43 am
    Nov 22, 2001 at 11:52 am
  • Hey ho, In the mailman-documentation I've read that I should put mailman:root mailinglist:mailman mailinglist-request:mailman etc. in /etc/mail/aliases. But now, if so. sends a mail to ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Nov 20, 2001 at 9:55 am
    Nov 20, 2001 at 10:03 pm
  • I am running mailman with postfix. I have to rename my mailman machine and give it a new ip address, forturnately a fixed ip like the old one. I have about 100 working lists with their attendant web ...
    Paul L. SchumacherPaul L. Schumacher
    Nov 13, 2001 at 1:19 am
    Nov 13, 2001 at 8:50 pm
  • I'm having trouble with Mailman using and Qmail and xinetd (Redhat 7.1). I think that qmail is working properly, I can telnet to port 25 and send mail successfully off my machine, but if I mail to my ...
    Michael DeckMichael Deck
    Nov 10, 2001 at 2:22 am
    Nov 12, 2001 at 8:57 pm
  • I had a situation where a user on one of my lists had the vacation utility turned on and a posting to the list resulted in a looped email because the vacation email response was then posted and on ...
    Clark CooperClark Cooper
    Nov 2, 2001 at 10:22 pm
    Nov 11, 2001 at 5:43 am
  • This is a Linux Server running Sendmail 8.12.1 .... any ideas what the problem is?? The original message was received at Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:27:56 -0500 from IDENT:smmsp at localhost [] ----- ...
    Albert E. WhaleAlbert E. Whale
    Nov 6, 2001 at 9:36 pm
    Nov 7, 2001 at 4:04 pm
  • Which MTA do correctly generate those headers? Based on a little experiment it seem that mail (unix mail command), kmail, and outlook express do not. Or might this be due to our company using a ...
    Lucas HofmanLucas Hofman
    Nov 1, 2001 at 10:30 am
    Nov 6, 2001 at 10:29 pm
  • Hi all, Quick question: I've looked through most of the options available to a list admin, and I can't find one to disable the monthly password reminders. I know this sounds like a bad idea, but we ...
    Josh LothianJosh Lothian
    Nov 5, 2001 at 4:19 pm
    Aug 12, 2002 at 10:04 pm
  • yes, I know this is a frequently asked question and I know it's mostly sendmail related. I want to strip out HTML/attachments from incoming mail messages. I've done some research and settled on using ...
    Eric S. JohanssonEric S. Johansson
    Nov 22, 2001 at 3:06 pm
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:15 pm
  • Just thought I'd point you'll to something I've done. While not completely integrated yet, I've got a preliminary system where mailman is used as the mailing list system, and namazu is used to index ...
    Philip S TellisPhilip S Tellis
    Nov 29, 2001 at 6:54 pm
    Dec 1, 2001 at 11:29 pm
  • First: Sorry for my bad english. I'm not a native english-speaker, so please ignore my mistakes. :o) I'm running some lists with the NNTP-gateway enabled both ways. I've noticed that when mailman ...
    Simen E. SandbergSimen E. Sandberg
    Nov 28, 2001 at 3:25 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 11:52 pm
  • Hi I'm trying to install htdig with Mailman 2.0.7. I saw, that there are several patches available for that, but all of them are for 2.0.6 What do I have to do to let htdig search my archives? Thanks ...
    Andre DieballAndre Dieball
    Nov 26, 2001 at 6:50 pm
    Nov 27, 2001 at 4:47 pm
  • I just installed RH 7.2 and had the installation set up mailman also. I was able to get all my lists created, all my archives from my old machine transfered and viewable. I have made the changes to ...
    Thomas KellerThomas Keller
    Nov 14, 2001 at 3:00 pm
    Nov 27, 2001 at 3:25 pm
  • Hi everyone, Yesterday, I posted a message stating that I had problem with configuring mailman. I finally resolved a pice of the puzzle. Basically, it had to do with my Sendmail configuration. When I ...
    Larry ChuonLarry Chuon
    Nov 14, 2001 at 3:28 pm
    Nov 16, 2001 at 12:22 am
  • I have been working to get Mailman and Exim going on a Debian box. Mailman passes the check_perms test. I am also able to create a newlist. When I go to the .../mailman/admin URL and click on any of ...
    David MoruzziDavid Moruzzi
    Nov 13, 2001 at 10:26 pm
    Nov 14, 2001 at 1:01 am
  • Hi Mailman people, I have never used our Mailman before, and I'm the sort of asst. admin person for it. My question is this: The message I posted and want to send out is quite long (a newsletter for ...
    Colleen WerthmannColleen Werthmann
    Nov 12, 2001 at 10:32 pm
    Nov 12, 2001 at 11:29 pm
  • Gentle friends, I installed Mailman 2.0.6 on my FreeBSD 4.4-RELEASE server, which runs sendmail 8.11.6. I configured in accordance with the INSTALL instructions. I used the Apache group nobody (GID ...
    Michelle BrownsworthMichelle Brownsworth
    Nov 1, 2001 at 8:04 pm
    Nov 11, 2001 at 8:01 pm
  • Hello all. Any suggestions and ideas on this problem are welcome. First of all, I recently switched to postfix after many years with sendmail and qmail. I really like it. So then I got majordomo ...
    Ted M HarapatTed M Harapat
    Nov 8, 2001 at 8:17 pm
    Nov 9, 2001 at 8:22 pm
  • A while back it was suggested that we implement an on-line interactive FAQ, where the community can add and expand on questions. I've now adapted the Python FAQ wizard to add a Mailman FAQ wizard. ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Nov 8, 2001 at 7:32 pm
    Nov 9, 2001 at 7:43 pm
  • Hi, I just loaded 10,000 email address into a new list and a bunch (200+) bounced in the first "announcement" because it looks like their email address got truncated at 30 characters. Is this a ...
    Culley HarrelsonCulley Harrelson
    Nov 9, 2001 at 12:10 am
    Nov 9, 2001 at 3:09 am
  • My hosting company has a Control Panel interface that allows users to create mailing lists. I can't get them to work. Users can't subscribe themselves, and although the list sends confirmations, it ...
    Mitchell K. GaryMitchell K. Gary
    Nov 7, 2001 at 2:07 pm
    Nov 7, 2001 at 8:12 pm
  • Hi people, I just installed Mailman 2.0.6 on Linux Debian. No, not the .deb, I compiled the source myself. No trouble here. When I created a test-list, I got nice messages saying I was list owner and ...
    Tim StoopTim Stoop
    Nov 2, 2001 at 3:40 pm
    Nov 3, 2001 at 4:38 am
  • Hello, Is there a way to configure mailman completely from the shell? It don't has to be compfortable, it only is for scripts etc... I've heard somewhere that it's possible. The cgi-bin-scripts also ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Nov 30, 2001 at 7:49 am
    Nov 30, 2001 at 1:50 pm
  • Do anybody know whether there is a command line interface
    Nov 27, 2001 at 5:24 am
    Nov 29, 2001 at 4:25 pm
  • I have my lists all setup to use the full name of the host. DEFAULT_HOST_NAME = 'mardy.hank.org' This is the same host as simply hank.org. I just tried to subscribe to a list, and the confirm mail ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Nov 28, 2001 at 7:49 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 11:14 pm
  • Hi - I am just now learning the details of managing a mailman powered list. I have previously used majordomo and so far mailman seems to have many of the same functions and in fact some much better ...
    Nov 28, 2001 at 9:20 pm
    Nov 28, 2001 at 11:11 pm
  • Does anyone know of some type of module, or frontend for MM that functions similar to what the Listar (http://www.listar.org) program does with attachments? Listar will strip any MIME content off of ...
    Ashley M. KirchnerAshley M. Kirchner
    Nov 28, 2001 at 12:35 am
    Nov 28, 2001 at 12:46 pm
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