How do i set up Postfix with Thunderbird?

February 2, 2015 4.4k views

Hello there my friends. I really am new to this stuff, but what needs to be done, needs to be done.

I have active droplet running Ubuntu and i installed postfix on it. Somehow i managed to send mail via console with sendmail function, but i receive my mail in junk folder and it comes from a website and without a subject. That sucks. :(

So , i wanted to know, how i can create a simple e-mail adress, in my case , because i own that domain name and easily use it with Thunderbird? In that case i would be able to easily send and receive my mail via program.


1 Answer

Sounds like your postfix is not properly setup. Here is a TUTORIAL on how to do it.

Also once you have postfix properly setup you will need to install and IMAP/POP3 email server, I would recommend Dovecot. Here is a full tutorial on how to configure a mail server using postfix, and dovecot

If you run into any issues let us know.

Good Luck!

by Justin Ellingwood
Postfix is one of the most popular open source mail delivery agents (MTA) in the world. In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install and configure a simple Postfix setup on an Ubuntu 14.04 server.
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