To unsubscribe from a netbeans mailing list, just send a blank
email message to the appropriate unsubscription address. Find the list
you are trying to unsubscribe from on the lists page,
and click the corresponding unsubscribe link. That's it!
Subscription Query : try this first!
If you need help tracking which address you have subscribed to
which list, check out the list subscription query
It will find any subscriptions for a particular address and generate
unsubscribe instructions for each.
Unsubscribing another address
By far the most common unsubscription problem is attempting to
unsubscribe from an address that is not subscribed, perhaps because it
is different to the one originally subscribed. An example :
- Bob Smith subscribes to nbusers, using address ;
- Bob changes his email address to, and forwards to his new address ;
- Bob tries to unsubscribe from nbusers, which fails.
In this case, Bob must use the following format :
Or, more generally, use
Where listname is the name of the list, like nbusers or nbdev, and
user=host.domain is your original email address, with "=" substituted
for "@", so
For per-module mailing lists like
, the format looks like
If you haven't already, submit a list query for
your other email address, the results will include these special
format unsubscribe addresses.
Finding which address you have subscribed
If you're not sure which of your email addresses is subscribed, you can
find out by examining the headers of a list message. See the list FAQ
Digest lists work exactly as described above - only the listname
is different. So in the example above, to unsubscribe from the nbusers
digest list, Bob would use :
Still having trouble?
If you've tried all of the above, contact the list owner. Addresses for
list owners take the form
so for example the nbusers list owner address would be