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

Timothy Rittman tim.rittman at doctors.org.uk
Sun Aug 14 20:19:00 UTC 2011

On 12/08/11 22:15, mac wrote:
> On 12/08/2011 22:06, Barry Drake wrote:
>> On 12/08/11 21:57, mac wrote:
>>>  gmx does not allow you to use a From field that's different from 
>>> the account e-mail address you're using to authenticate the SMTP 
>>> server. The gmail SMTP server, on the other hand, does allow you to 
>>> do this with Thunderbird, IIRC.
>>>  mac
>> Well, that's what I expected, but the gmail SMTP server doesn't like
>> it.  Evolution sent all the right headers to make it work - like the
>> 'from' field was the same as the SMTP account from field.  I guess
>> before I go away again, I'll have to change all my lists to my gmx
>> account.  Bother!!
> I don't understand what problem you're trying to solve.  I've just 
> sent this e-mail with my gmx address but using the gmail SMTP server 
> authenticated with a completely different address.
> Is that not what you're trying to do?
> mac
There is an 'smtp switch' add-on for Thunderbird which lets you choose 
which SMTP server to use to send an e-mail. As long as you set all the 
accounts to use the default SMTP server it works fine.

Is that what you were looking for?



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