Feb 292012
 

A bit old, but still really useful, i used this method on a server. Article by Tom, first posted on Tombuntu

Wouldn’t it be useful if your computer could email you? I’d like to be notified by email when my server is in trouble, but I don’t want to run my own mail server. sSMTP is perfect for this; it’s a simple way to send email from your system to an SMTP mail server, like Gmail’s.

Here’s how I set up sSMTP on Ubuntu to send mail through my Gmail account.
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Mar 242011
 

gmail-backupGmail has become for many the favorite e-mail account, being very comfortable, with plenty of space available and a web interface that can be used through various devices: smartphone, laptop or desktop. But I guess that all of you know already all the advantages of using these email accounts so that they are becoming very important for us … but have you ever thought about making a backup of these mails ?

Yes Google is certainly very capable and reliable, but in the end, you do not have activate a free account with few thing assured ?

And it can happen to delete by mistake from the web interface one or more emails, even in these cases perhaps a backup can save us.

Thus we’ll see three ways to do a backup on your personal computer of all mail in a Gmail account.
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