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  • Hello, I have a domain with 2 master mx servers and I want to run mailman on both so if 1 is down, the mailing lists still work. I have not setup mailman yet, but have subscribed to quite a few lists ...
    Ian ChiltonIan Chilton
    Nov 19, 2002 at 9:17 am
    Nov 25, 2002 at 12:15 am
  • Hello all, I just subscribed to the list and I am in need of some help. I just installed Mailman off of the Mandrake 9.0 disc set and went to /var/lib/mailman/bin/ and executed newlist and added a ...
    Johnathon B. AllreadJohnathon B. Allread
    Nov 10, 2002 at 4:33 pm
    Nov 11, 2002 at 3:57 pm
  • The problem isn't with mail delivery, it's with the archives. It goes without saying that Mailman can't do anything about how users configure their mail clients. But Mailman does control how the ...
    Topaz877Topaz877
    Nov 9, 2002 at 5:45 pm
    Nov 20, 2002 at 1:53 am
  • Hi, I'm using Mailman 2.0.13 in a virtual domain environment. I want to have lists with the same name but on different virtual domains. ie: news at mydomain and news at yourdomain Is this possible in ...
    Paul ReillyPaul Reilly
    Nov 1, 2002 at 9:54 pm
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:12 pm
  • I'm migrating from Majordomo and MHonArc to Mailman. Is there an easy way to convert MHonArc archives to Pipermail? I have found a perl script (mhn2mbox) that will convert MHonARC HTML files back to ...
    Phillip L. HarbisonPhillip L. Harbison
    Nov 18, 2002 at 6:26 pm
    Nov 22, 2002 at 4:11 am
  • Please consider switching the base code of mailman to send quarterly instead of monthly 'reminders' to subscribers. As an avid subscriber of lists, it's annoying to get these messages every month, ...
    Gary PupursGary Pupurs
    Nov 7, 2002 at 7:11 pm
    Nov 9, 2002 at 10:54 am
  • Hi All! I'm currently running Mailman version 2.0.8. Until last week, our Apache webserver (1.3.14) interfaced with our Mailman just fine. Last week, we needed to upgrade our Apache Web server to ...
    Steve RifkinSteve Rifkin
    Nov 21, 2002 at 6:03 pm
    Nov 25, 2002 at 8:54 pm
  • How does one set up an announce-only list? I didn't see that option listed, but I could have missed it. I was actually hoping that I could set up a list with about 200 people subscribed, but only ...
    ChrisChris
    Nov 26, 2002 at 4:56 am
    Nov 29, 2002 at 4:30 am
  • I am testing mailman for use at my university, and we want to be able to support different MIME types in the archives. I've installed Mhonarc and I followed the directions of a very helpful list ...
    Bryce TateBryce Tate
    Nov 8, 2002 at 7:28 pm
    Nov 11, 2002 at 5:45 pm
  • I am still have the authentication problems with qrunner and, since nobody seems to know what the problem is or how to fix it, thought that I would ask what exactly does qrunner do? I can tell that ...
    FishFish
    Nov 28, 2002 at 12:26 am
    Nov 28, 2002 at 10:31 pm
  • We are wanting to create an announce only list for upcoming events in our City. In looking at mailman, it appears the standard welcome message can be prepended with some text, but you cannot ...
    Parker, David KParker, David K
    Nov 20, 2002 at 11:03 pm
    Nov 23, 2002 at 12:56 am
  • What do I have to do to uninstall Mailman so I can start again with a 'clean' server? I have removed the $prefix directory but the must be something else as I am getting mail to admin Using Mailman ...
    David GordonDavid Gordon
    Nov 29, 2002 at 8:34 am
    Nov 29, 2002 at 3:22 pm
  • Is there a way to link a user's subscriptions to multiple lists so that they have a common password and only have to give the password once? I have a group of about 10 lists that I manage for my ...
    Phillip L. HarbisonPhillip L. Harbison
    Nov 20, 2002 at 12:17 pm
    Nov 22, 2002 at 5:46 am
  • I have a perfect happy Mailman installation that handles several mailing lists. Recently, my boss came to me to ask if I knew of a way to set up a mailing list under Mailman where the users cannot ...
    Don BeckerDon Becker
    Nov 20, 2002 at 3:10 pm
    Nov 22, 2002 at 4:06 am
  • Hi, we use Mailman and we like it! But there is a problem in people who are in our open maillists. They go for vacation and put some kind of agent in their mailbox who answers every e-mail. This ...
    Richard LippmannRichard Lippmann
    Nov 15, 2002 at 12:09 pm
    Nov 18, 2002 at 10:22 am
  • Dear folks, I have no expertise at all in computer programming or the mailman program. Our installation set up by a good programmer who is not too familiar with mailman. He doesn't have the time to ...
    Ralph BoersemaRalph Boersema
    Nov 13, 2002 at 10:37 pm
    Nov 15, 2002 at 9:52 pm
  • Jon, this was a great posting! I think it would probably be good to add to the FAQ page on the mailman site. I'd add that you might need to tweak sendmail's settings to allow some domains to forward ...
    Peter schochPeter schoch
    Nov 9, 2002 at 10:31 pm
    Nov 13, 2002 at 1:00 am
  • Has anyone written a program that will give me some stats on Mailman's progress? Percent complete, how many have gone out, how many are yet to go, etc.? Davin Dahlgren An HTML attachment was ...
    Davin DahlgrenDavin Dahlgren
    Nov 5, 2002 at 8:31 pm
    Nov 6, 2002 at 6:08 am
  • I am about to subscribe about 150 names to a list, from a CSV file, is there a way of adding the "real" name as well as the email? Thanks in anticipation Brian Brian J Read www.abandonmicrosoft.co.uk ...
    Brian ReadBrian Read
    Nov 4, 2002 at 2:51 pm
    Nov 5, 2002 at 6:45 am
  • Hello, I've searched the archives and FAQ and I can't seem to be finding answer to my question. This may be that I'm rather inept at searching! :-) The host I'll be going with for my domain offers ...
    Nicolas SteenhoutNicolas Steenhout
    Nov 30, 2002 at 2:02 am
    Dec 1, 2002 at 3:53 pm
  • All, i recently installed Mailman on my server and i just can't make it work ! Explanations: I installed the tarball, followed the instructions, everything's fine, i receive the mail when trying to ...
    Nicolas CartronNicolas Cartron
    Nov 29, 2002 at 10:41 pm
    Dec 1, 2002 at 12:22 am
  • Hi: I'm a beginner with Mailman.. Could someone tell me where I can found information about it?, please.. Thanks in advance!!! $ecrets 2 $uccess Inc. Check out the information that will unlock your ...
    Jaime GonzalezJaime Gonzalez
    Nov 25, 2002 at 5:43 pm
    Nov 26, 2002 at 4:17 am
  • Hi all, actually I'm using Mailman 2.1b5. I would like to apply my general CSS file on all Mailman pages to get a unique look and feel like the whole web site. For the list pages I could do it for ...
    Hamm, GottfriedHamm, Gottfried
    Nov 24, 2002 at 2:18 pm
    Nov 25, 2002 at 1:54 am
  • Forwarded Mail received from: peter schoch From: "peter schoch" <pschoch at sussex.cc.nj.us Subject: no mail out to lists Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 17:23:49 -0500 Size: 1872 Url: ...
    Peter schochPeter schoch
    Nov 11, 2002 at 10:31 pm
    Nov 19, 2002 at 1:42 pm
  • Hello, Mailman Users, I'm working with my website administrator to resolve some difficulties with our Mailman installation. We're using RH Linux with Postfix MTA. The installation passes the check ...
    Emil VolcheckEmil Volcheck
    Nov 11, 2002 at 11:26 pm
    Nov 14, 2002 at 3:09 pm
  • Hi All, I'd like to include variables inside posts so that I can add something like this to each message. "You are subscribed as someone at domain.com Click here to unsubscribe." If I can just get ...
    Andy WoolleyAndy Woolley
    Nov 13, 2002 at 2:24 pm
    Nov 13, 2002 at 11:10 pm
  • Hi, I try to configure mailman with postfix. I think the config for aliases is good but i have a permission denied. In my config, i add alias_map for hash:/etc/aliases and virtual_maps for ...
    DenisDenis
    Nov 7, 2002 at 2:31 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 5:17 pm
  • oops, sorry, hit the wrong button and sent my email prematurely. -- Hello, I just took over for a system admin yesterday. He setup mailman for our mailing lists at work. I got a call this morning ...
    Ben TimbyBen Timby
    Nov 6, 2002 at 2:32 pm
    Nov 6, 2002 at 4:19 pm
  • Hi guys, I am a new Mailman user. I run my own server with several virtualhosts on it. I try to figure out, how to change the base URL of lists hosted on my virtualhosts. Every time a new list is ...
    MichaelMichael
    Nov 5, 2002 at 11:39 am
    Nov 6, 2002 at 5:47 am
  • Hi, New mailman user here. I have been reading all the archives for a couple of days now on how to configure mailman in a virtual host environment. I have to say, the documention isn't very clear or ...
    MCV WebmasterMCV Webmaster
    Nov 5, 2002 at 9:40 pm
    Nov 6, 2002 at 1:19 am
  • hi, i've long admired mailman as a user and finally decided to add it to my own server. my setup: redhat 7.3 with most updates linux 2.4.9-21 python 1.5.2 sendmail 8.11.6 mailman 2.0.13 Apache 1.3.22 ...
    Michael shilohMichael shiloh
    Nov 5, 2002 at 7:51 pm
    Nov 5, 2002 at 11:37 pm
  • I'd like to upgrade python on our mailman server from 2.0 to 2.2, so that when we make the mailman jump from 2.0.8 to 2.1 we'll already have python installed. And I want to see what's new in python ...
    Morgan FletcherMorgan Fletcher
    Nov 4, 2002 at 4:26 am
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:14 pm
  • I got this email today after installing 2.1b4 (which does work otherwise normally....) Subject: Cron <mailman at defiant /usr/local/bin/python -S /home/mailman/cron/mailpasswds Site list is missing: ...
    Michael SmithMichael Smith
    Nov 1, 2002 at 1:48 pm
    Nov 1, 2002 at 3:42 pm
  • I keep getting this re occurring error can anyone tell me ,how to get rid of this Nov 26 17:04:02 dragon sendmail[31575]: gAQM42AN032413: forward /home/mailman/.forward: World writable directory Nov ...
    JsinghJsingh
    Nov 26, 2002 at 10:10 pm
    Dec 4, 2002 at 9:41 pm
  • Don't want to sound like I'm beating a dead horse, but does anyone have any idea if/when there are plans to add archive searching capabilities to a new version anytime in the near future? I am with a ...
    ChrisChris
    Nov 26, 2002 at 4:54 am
    Nov 27, 2002 at 10:54 am
  • Background: Debian Stable with Postfix as MTA and Apache as webserver. After apt-get install-ing mailman, I get the following crontab error over and over again: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
    Victor AllenVictor Allen
    Nov 25, 2002 at 2:50 am
    Nov 25, 2002 at 12:56 pm
  • Exactly my point. That's teo votes. Thanks, David -----Original Message----- From: Gary Casterline [mailto:casterln at nature.Berkeley.EDU] Sent: Friday, November 22, 2002 3:17 PM To: mailman-users ...
    Parker, David KParker, David K
    Nov 22, 2002 at 9:53 pm
    Nov 23, 2002 at 12:57 am
  • We are having some trouble with bounces. We are getting a lot of emails back with "unknown user" "invalid recipient" "mailbox full" and "host not found." We are having to unsubscribe these addresses ...
    Davin DahlgrenDavin Dahlgren
    Nov 5, 2002 at 8:31 pm
    Nov 12, 2002 at 11:41 pm
  • As the README.QMAIL states, there is a problem with virtual domains, and lists, and the way people usually get around it is to use a lists.whatever.com virtual domain, and point it directly to ...
    Barry SmokeBarry Smoke
    Nov 8, 2002 at 10:36 pm
    Nov 10, 2002 at 11:40 am
  • Ok, I've done some work... Sorry, I was (and am) a bit frazzled as to why this is not working. It is Red Hat 7.3. Thanks, Peter Schoch Good Luck - Jon Carnes
    Peter schochPeter schoch
    Nov 6, 2002 at 12:13 am
    Nov 8, 2002 at 11:22 pm
  • Dear listers, I am a user who has an account and a virtual domain with an ISP. The ISP runs Mailman version 2.0.6. For whatever reason, lists for other accounts on that machine are working fine, but ...
    Victor TsaranVictor Tsaran
    Nov 6, 2002 at 11:36 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 3:34 pm
  • Has anyone figured out how to run two lists in different domains but with the same list name? e.g. mylist at example.org & mylist at example.com -- Dan Langille
    Dan LangilleDan Langille
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:02 pm
    Nov 5, 2002 at 3:47 pm
  • I followed the installation procedures for mailman, and the web interface works just fine. HOWEVER, any email I send into it disappears! It never goes out to the list and doesn't bounce back to me. ...
    Peter schochPeter schoch
    Nov 3, 2002 at 5:04 pm
    Nov 4, 2002 at 6:18 pm
  • Anyone have any ideas? Nov 03 09:49:14 2002 admin(10555): @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ admin(10555): [----- Mailman Version: 2.0.13 -----] admin(10555): [----- Traceback ------] ...
    Mark HanzeMark Hanze
    Nov 3, 2002 at 6:15 pm
    Nov 3, 2002 at 11:53 pm
  • Hi I have installed mailman successfully, and would like to know how I can do virtualhosting... The scenario is: 1) the client wants to have his own listman page ( for the lists of his domain, say, ...
    Ram PrasadRam Prasad
    Nov 30, 2002 at 1:49 pm
    Jun 1, 2003 at 5:36 pm
  • It doesn't do a complete job of obscuring email addresses in archived email. 1. Some email clients use the users' email address as the base of the message-id. 2. Mailmain doesn't obscure email ...
    John SummerfieldJohn Summerfield
    Nov 30, 2002 at 11:30 pm
    Dec 1, 2002 at 9:18 pm
  • Hello, Can anyone tell me how to remove the headers Mailman places into a sent out e-mail? I'm specifically talking about headers such as: List-Unsubscribe: ...
    Felix F.Felix F.
    Nov 29, 2002 at 4:53 am
    Dec 1, 2002 at 4:43 am
  • Has anyone tried using Demime or Stripmime to deal remove the AOL HTML portion of the email message? Karin
    Karin ZirkKarin Zirk
    Nov 30, 2002 at 6:52 pm
    Dec 1, 2002 at 12:58 am
  • We're still using Mailman 2.0beta6 and it's been fine for out announce-only list. We're also running Redhat 6.1. But we're looking to upgrade to Redhat 7.3 or 8.0, and also to a newer mailman, so ...
    TenantTenant
    Nov 30, 2002 at 7:25 pm
    Nov 30, 2002 at 8:12 pm
  • when i go to http://my.address.me/mailman/ I got this error: Access forbidden! You don't have permission to access the requested directory. There is either no index document or the directory is ...
    Andres H. MorenoAndres H. Moreno
    Nov 28, 2002 at 4:30 pm
    Nov 30, 2002 at 6:51 pm
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