POP mail question

John Dangler jdangler at atlantic.net
Mon Nov 20 17:03:52 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 08:24 -0600, Charles Malespin wrote:
> Hi all, 
>    I have evolution set up to check my gmail account for new mail ever
> few minutes on my desktop.  I just got a macbook and I want to have
> mail.app check the same gmail account every few minutes as well while Im
> away from my desk.  The problem is, I cant figure out how to have both
> of them running at the same time without one getting the message(new
> email) and the other one not seeing it.  So if would get a new email,
> evolution would get it, but not mail.app depending on the last time
> either one tried to check for mail.  I konw I can just disable the one
> Im not using, but is there some way to have them both running and both
> pick up and store all the mail? Thanks, 
> CM
If you elect _not_ to drop the message from the server when it is picked
up, you should be able to have multiple clients receive the same emails,
(afaik).  I have a laptop and a desktop running ubuntu 6.06 and
evolution, and as long as they are both set to leave the message on the
server, both machines receive the email messages

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