Kmail goes to outbox.

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Dec 11 16:03:46 GMT 2008

Steven Vollom wrote:

> Many times an email goes to the outbox with the statement that there
> was
> trouble connecting to the server.  To resend, I have been clicking on
> the
> outbox, double clicking on the email and resending.  It always works
> the
> second time.  Is there a way to have kmail resend until it succeeds?

It will resend every time you either send another message, or usually (I 
think it's configurable) whenever it fetches new messages.
> I couldn't find anything in configuration.  It doesn't happen every
> time,
> however way too often.  It acts like a Microsoft product, 5 clicks to
> get a single thing done.

It's a little unfair to blame a program for having trouble connecting to 
an obviously flaky server.

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