[ubuntu-uk] From Evolution to Thunderbird ....

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 18:25:52 UTC 2011

You can define multiple SMTP servers and choose which one to use. That's
separate from the account configuration. There are probably plugins that
make it easy to change.

On 12 Aug 2011 19:18, "Barry Drake" <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> Overall, I'm pleased that the next release goes back to Thunderbird - I
> think it has better possibilities. But, one area I miss is the apparent
> lack of control over the sending fields. On Evolution, I was able to
> set my sending to use another server than the receive server. I need to
> do this because my ISP only allows sending when logged into their own
> service, so when I'm away and hooked up to a wi-fi, I can't reply in the
> normal way.
> Evolution allows for fully setting the from field to my ISP while
> sending from another. All Thunderbird allows is changing the 'reply-to'
> field ... not quite as good. I took a look at the configuration - the
> accounts information is in a file called prefs.js, but I can't see a
> workaround there. Any thoughts?
> Regards, Barry.
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