Kmail sending problem.
o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 13:45:37 UTC 2008
David Fletcher wrote:
> On Sunday 14 December 2008 04:20:09 Kevin B. O'Brien wrote:
>> As far as I know, there is no reason for a server to care about the OS
>> used to send mail. I use Thunderbird on both Linux and Windows machines,
>> and it works fine on both.
> Same here - the idea is that everybody speaks the same protocols for each
> purpose and understands each other.
>> Since the issue you had was with sending, I would go through a checklist
>> on configuration. Verify the SMTP server, make sure you have all of the
>> usual account information correct. And see if they are using some kind
> In my experience, if you select one of your sending accounts, click modify,
> then the security tab and click the "Check what the Server Supports" button,
> and it configures the security settings without issuing any error message,
> then the sending account is good to go. If this step fails, then something is
Sorry but I beg to differ - there have been occasions when KMail reports
that the server support some protocol/verfication and when I try and use
it all goes belly up. I can not give you an example, it has been a while
since I did some setup of this, but I know it has happened. Then I have
changed from eg APOP to LOGIN and all works after that.
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