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  • I noticed that most of the answers in the Mailman FAQ wizard [1] assume that you have site admin access. Many of us are only list managers. Solutions to problems that work for site admins may not ...
    Mike NoyesMike Noyes
    Apr 30, 2002 at 2:59 pm
    May 3, 2002 at 4:52 am
  • all, does anyone know of a plug-in or a hack to get statistics from a list? i am looking for something that will generate a monthly / weekly report with things like: top 10 users, average daily ...
    Mark L JohnsonMark L Johnson
    Apr 9, 2002 at 3:20 pm
    Apr 14, 2002 at 11:31 pm
  • The debate goes on I know, but here is exactly why these excessive headers suck. I want to set up a news list not a discussion list. The only person who will be able to post is the list owner. I ...
    Apr 7, 2002 at 6:24 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 3:59 pm
  • We are using version 2.0.8 for a moderated list. But, we aren't able to edit messages before approving them (for example, to delete just one inappropriate word). How can we do this?
    Billie R. McNamaraBillie R. McNamara
    Apr 12, 2002 at 1:07 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 3:35 pm
  • Hi, When messages are arrived, it sits just there /var/mailman/qfiles between 1 and 45 minutes. qrunner is running every minute from the cron. Also when manualy start the qrunner nothing happens. ...
    Danny TerweijDanny Terweij
    Apr 25, 2002 at 7:28 pm
    Apr 26, 2002 at 10:30 pm
  • How is some processing working? Someone send a mail to the list. Mailserver received it. Wrapper handled it and put the message to the qfiles dir. So far so good here... qrunner is running.. What ...
    Danny TerweijDanny Terweij
    Apr 26, 2002 at 9:17 pm
    Apr 27, 2002 at 8:39 am
  • Hi all, Is there a way i can suppress the following lines from the "Welcome to the "XXXX" mailing list" message ? I am using the list for outgoing notifications only and have made all posts require ...
    Mark Moshe KayeMark Moshe Kaye
    Apr 10, 2002 at 8:07 pm
    Apr 11, 2002 at 7:40 pm
  • is there a way to import multiple users at once (as an admin) into a list and make set them as subscribers? I have an export from a database that I use and I would like to add users all at once ...
    Dene UlmschneiderDene Ulmschneider
    Apr 16, 2002 at 5:27 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 12:41 pm
  • Hi, Hope someone can help me out. I installed Mailman OK in my RedHat Linux , but the only thing I can't get right is getting it under my website. The installation run fine (I think...) Here's the ...
    E.J.L. KemperE.J.L. Kemper
    Apr 17, 2002 at 4:35 pm
    Apr 17, 2002 at 9:40 pm
  • dear Mailman, I currently use your Mailman software at work , through my univesity system, and a fabulous system it is indeed. Do you have any equivalent software that would work on the web, but not ...
    Sandra MaynardSandra Maynard
    Apr 30, 2002 at 5:37 am
    May 6, 2002 at 10:13 pm
  • We have created mailing lists through our site at Canaca.com. Everything is working great, but we would like the ability to find a person's email address without having to scroll through the entire ...
    Ted BakerTed Baker
    Apr 1, 2002 at 4:39 pm
    Apr 27, 2002 at 5:58 am
  • Hi, am I missing something? in $prefix, wrapper is not made by MAKE INSTALL ?? I am trying to install Mailman 2.09..... Greetings Erik
    E.J.L. KemperE.J.L. Kemper
    Apr 17, 2002 at 9:44 pm
    Apr 25, 2002 at 4:09 am
  • I have a problem. Some of the email being sent out by mailman (password reminders, etc.) are coming from an incorrect DEFAULT_URL. For example, mail has a "from" field of dsl1234.bti.com, which is ...
    Jason SignalnessJason Signalness
    Apr 11, 2002 at 8:43 pm
    Apr 12, 2002 at 9:43 pm
  • This list seems to be more of a technical list for people setting-up and maintaining Mailman. Is there some list where non-tech people like me could share simple ideas on how to get the most of ...
    Frederick NoronhaFrederick Noronha
    Apr 26, 2002 at 4:25 pm
    Apr 30, 2002 at 11:34 pm
  • Hi folks How do I override the From: header of postings? For a announcemnet-only list I want the postings to apear to come from the list. Any hints? TIA, Marcel
    Marcel HickingMarcel Hicking
    Apr 11, 2002 at 9:15 am
    Apr 11, 2002 at 3:01 pm
  • I am still stuck at the smrsh. I am getting error 126 send back to the email? ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd test" (reason: 126) ...
    E.J.L. KemperE.J.L. Kemper
    Apr 19, 2002 at 10:23 pm
    May 29, 2002 at 5:29 pm
  • To Webmaster, I have Mailman 1.1 from iFriendly.com. How can I set the "General Options" so email addresses are automatically deleted after three (3) bounces? God Bless, Rosario Abate
    Apr 1, 2002 at 3:32 pm
    Apr 30, 2002 at 8:51 pm
  • Look, I completely agree with you about this major gotcha with Mailman, that its otherwise terrifically brilliant coders happen to have some ideological hobbyhorses they ride - there is no use ...
    Tom NeffTom Neff
    Apr 8, 2002 at 10:12 pm
    Apr 19, 2002 at 3:15 pm
  • Silly me. I subscribed someone to my list and made an error in their email. This means that there is an address on the list that doesn't work, and we can't remove it because the password went who ...
    Eliza and ZoeEliza and Zoe
    Apr 8, 2002 at 1:47 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 3:13 pm
  • Hi I recently just signed up with pair.com and they use mail man as their list server. Is there a way to mass add all the listmembers without adding them in the subscribe button one by one it's over ...
    Apr 18, 2002 at 5:03 pm
    Apr 19, 2002 at 5:36 am
  • Hello, I would like to change datas in config.db file specialy transform 'archive_directory': '/opt/mailman/archives/private/detente', 'private_archive_file_dir': ...
    François ChenaisFrançois Chenais
    Apr 11, 2002 at 10:38 am
    Apr 13, 2002 at 9:58 am
  • We are an ISP and we have several clients requesting a mailing list. Often, the names collide. No problems with email addresses, we know how to configure Postfix to have info at company.com and info ...
    Stephane BortzmeyerStephane Bortzmeyer
    Apr 8, 2002 at 1:30 pm
    Sep 16, 2002 at 7:53 pm
  • A mailing list of mine works except for archiving. Whenever a message is processed, the following error shows up in Mailman's error log: Apr 17 09:29:47 2002 (1253) Uncaught runner exception: [Errno ...
    Ellen SpertusEllen Spertus
    Apr 17, 2002 at 4:44 pm
    May 4, 2002 at 6:48 pm
  • hello ppl, im a member of some mailman lists, im registered using one e-mail address. is it possible to change the e-mail address to a new one without unsubscribe and rejoin all the lists? is it ...
    Sandro PonsSandro Pons
    Apr 26, 2002 at 9:23 am
    Apr 30, 2002 at 2:01 pm
  • Hello, Still no success of fast processing the qfiles dir. WITH DEFAULT MAILMAN VALUES at Default.py file I did do the following : Using SMTPDirect module to port 25 (Normal Sendmail) Using ...
    Danny TerweijDanny Terweij
    Apr 28, 2002 at 8:57 pm
    Apr 30, 2002 at 12:54 pm
  • I'm wondering if anyone can give me information about how Mailman copes with very large lists - over 100,000 subscribers. I'm considering using Mailman for our company newsletters, some of which have ...
    Matt EckhausMatt Eckhaus
    Apr 26, 2002 at 5:13 am
    Apr 29, 2002 at 6:50 am
  • I need to get into the mailman program to get rid of some of the archives, they are pushing the limit of space on my server. However, when I call up the login page and fill in my password (which is ...
    Brian TealBrian Teal
    Apr 26, 2002 at 6:19 pm
    Apr 26, 2002 at 8:15 pm
  • I follow the same procedure a Guiseppe in this note: http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users at python.org/msg09107.html and cannot get the Private Authentication working as he describes? Has ...
    Mike LeczaMike Lecza
    Apr 24, 2002 at 7:11 pm
    Apr 25, 2002 at 6:44 pm
  • I'm the net admin at a site which is using postfix and cyrus, and I'm trying to figure out how to integrate mailman into this. I've got it sending out subscription emails, etc., however, do I have to ...
    Chris WiegandChris Wiegand
    Apr 25, 2002 at 12:00 am
    Apr 25, 2002 at 5:55 pm
  • Hot on the heels of the last release, I'm announcing Mailman 2.0.10 which fixes a few minor problems. See the NEWS file entries below. This is not a critical fix, although it will eliminate a ...
    Barry A. WarsawBarry A. Warsaw
    Apr 18, 2002 at 4:32 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 6:40 pm
  • When member_posting_only is set to yes, is there a setting to DUMP un-authorized email rather than send it to list admin for review? Carmine D'Alessandro carmine at psaworld.com
    Apr 7, 2002 at 4:34 am
    Apr 19, 2002 at 3:10 pm
  • I've just started a new job and bring all the joys of Open Source with me. We currently run Lotus Bloats here and use it for simple web stuff. However, Bloats doesn't provide a nice interface for ...
    Adam CrippsAdam Cripps
    Apr 17, 2002 at 8:53 am
    Apr 17, 2002 at 4:59 pm
  • I have muddled through the list archives and the FAQ for mailman and have not seen any indication as to a few concerns of mine. I recently upgraded to Mailman 2.0.9 from... around 1.1 I think. (Talk ...
    Seth H HolmesSeth H Holmes
    Apr 16, 2002 at 4:53 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 7:53 pm
  • Whenever I use the admin-interface with konqueror I get the following problem: "Error decoding authorization cookie" after the first submit of configs. This "sure" is a problem with mailman, cause I ...
    Apr 15, 2002 at 6:16 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 5:29 pm
  • hey, I'm involved with a production system which is currently running debian/stable with mailman 1.1 (the debian/stable version of mailman). However, it is not terribly stable (out-of-control mail ...
    Apr 6, 2002 at 9:59 am
    Apr 16, 2002 at 4:45 pm
  • Hi all. New convert from Majordomo. It wasn't hard to switch once I got around to checking out Mailman's poweress. It's like coming out of the dark ages into the age of enlightment. Well, maybe not ...
    Ernesto GluecksmannErnesto Gluecksmann
    Apr 12, 2002 at 2:12 pm
    Apr 16, 2002 at 12:39 am
  • Hi all, I have enabled SSL on my web site and I would like to know how i can cause anyone that accesses http://www.xxx.com/mailman/admin/ to default to the SSL enabled page ...
    Mark Moshe KayeMark Moshe Kaye
    Apr 13, 2002 at 1:17 am
    Apr 13, 2002 at 3:16 am
  • After an ordeal reinstalling Python mailman has not listed any new archives. I traced it down to the fact that the links to mailman/archived/private do not exist in the public directory. So I went in ...
    Alex ChavezAlex Chavez
    Apr 11, 2002 at 11:14 pm
    Apr 12, 2002 at 6:26 pm
  • hello List, I am running mailman ver 2.08 on Solaris 8 with multiple listadmins the problem some listadmin's are changing The list admin's email address and also "Maximum length in Kb of a message ...
    Apr 9, 2002 at 3:12 pm
    Apr 10, 2002 at 4:05 pm
  • Hi, Is it possible to edit messages that are held for approval in the administrative interface? The header and the text? Sean
    Sean pambiancoSean pambianco
    Apr 9, 2002 at 11:05 am
    Apr 9, 2002 at 7:02 pm
  • Is there any way with mailman to get a list of all the subscribed email addresses in text form instead of just the web admin pages. It is easier to review the list when I can have a couple of people ...
    Apr 7, 2002 at 3:47 pm
    Apr 9, 2002 at 4:00 pm
  • I'm trying to do something that's a tad out of the ordinary and am having trouble getting my ducks in a row. I subscribe to a number of fairly verbose mailing lists and prefer to receive them as ...
    George HartzellGeorge Hartzell
    Apr 8, 2002 at 8:10 pm
    Apr 8, 2002 at 9:23 pm
  • Hit there- I am running RHL 7.2 with a PIII-500 and 78mb Ram. When I type "python" at the prompt - I get the following version output: Python 1.5.2 (#1, Jul 5 2001, 03:02:19) [GCC 2.96 20000731 (Red ...
    Dene UlmschneiderDene Ulmschneider
    Apr 7, 2002 at 12:38 am
    Apr 8, 2002 at 3:31 am
  • Hi there, I've got a Mandrake 8.0 box on which I'm trying to install mailman 2.1b1. I've tried a variety of different options with ./configure, but I simply get pastthis error I get when doing a ...
    Bill WagnerBill Wagner
    Apr 4, 2002 at 2:30 am
    Apr 4, 2002 at 4:21 pm
  • Mailman is pre-installed with web-hosting I have. I'm considering moving a large active list to it. There are currently over 5000 members on the Yahoogroups list, with 50-100 messages a day, ...
    Olwen WilliamsOlwen Williams
    Apr 2, 2002 at 5:35 am
    Apr 3, 2002 at 6:53 pm
  • Hello, I'm running self-compiled mailman-2.0.8. (/home/mailman/mailman-2.0.8). Now I want to install the patch for htdig. but which patch is the right for 2.0.8. And then? Simply copying it to ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Apr 1, 2002 at 3:40 pm
    Apr 1, 2002 at 10:35 pm
  • Hi If a user have been subscribed by a list administrator, how does he/she obtain a password? I am the administrator of a list and I initially mass-added the subscribers but opted not to send out the ...
    Hannes HoferHannes Hofer
    Apr 10, 2002 at 4:22 pm
    Apr 30, 2002 at 6:35 pm
  • What is the fastest way to delete all postings held for approval for a list? Thanks, Tim. An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Timothy BrierTimothy Brier
    Apr 29, 2002 at 4:37 pm
    Apr 29, 2002 at 7:40 pm
  • Is there any way to block virus using Mailman? I know it's possible to block e-mails that cross a certain size limit, but these days virii come in small sizes too... Any way to just keep out *all* ...
    Frederick NoronhaFrederick Noronha
    Apr 29, 2002 at 7:09 am
    Apr 29, 2002 at 4:30 pm
  • Dear Member: We are using mailman for about two years now. We are constantly upgrading the mailman software as and when the updates are available. We are now using mailman 2.09 on Redhat Linux 6.0 ...
    Francis JayakanthFrancis Jayakanth
    Apr 23, 2002 at 8:07 am
    Apr 26, 2002 at 4:19 pm
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