Kmail and Yahoo (was Re: konqueror search engines)

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 4 22:34:10 GMT 2008


David McGlone wrote:
> On Thursday 04 December 2008 3:55:08 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
>   
>> David McGlone wrote:
>>     
>>> On Thursday 04 December 2008 1:54:56 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
>>>       
>>>> David McGlone wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> On Wednesday 03 December 2008 10:46:12 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
>>>>>           
>>>>>> lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com wrote:
>>>>>>             
>>>>>>> Steve, I'd like to investigate more but the Yahoo SMTP send requires
>>>>>>> a commercial Yahoo account, which I don't have.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If you have a spare guest email login for Yahoo you can send to me
>>>>>>> privately I can test against my KMail 4.1 and if necessary against
>>>>>>> the 4.2 beta.
>>>>>>>               
>>>>>> I have no idea how to do that.  Absolutely, if we can do this in a way
>>>>>> that some troublemaker who is eavesdropping can't make my life a
>>>>>> nightmare.  It sure would be nice to have it fixed.  I really want to
>>>>>> start using Kubuntu and KDE exclusively where they provide the package
>>>>>> for whatever.  I am a believer, finally.
>>>>>>             
>>>>> SBCGLOBAL is now att, your SMTP should be mail.att.yahoo.com
>>>>>           
>>>> Dear David,
>>>>
>>>> I changed it from smtp to mail, but it still remains in the outbox and
>>>> does not send.  Pretty confusing isn't it.
>>>>         
>>> Steven, I am absolutely sorry, I meant to type smtp.att.yahoo.com
>>>       
>> No need to apologize, it gave me momentary hope.  That always feels
>> good.  That is the way I have it entered, smtp.att.yahoo.com.  Thanks
>> for trying.  I will get it eventually, if not with this computer, on my
>> new one.
>>     
>
> What port are you using?
>
>   
465.  Someone gave me a port 5xx something; I tried it too, and it did 
not work.



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