Thunderbird IMAP setup help requested

Clive Menzies clive at
Fri Mar 2 22:56:40 UTC 2007

On (02/03/07 16:18), Wade Smart wrote:
> Im resubitting this because after 2 hours I still havent seen it on the
> list.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Wade Smart <wadesmart at>
> Date: Mar 2, 2007 1:41 PM
> Subject: Thunderbird IMAP setup help requested
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <
> ubuntu-users at>
> 03022007 1336 GMT-6
> I was reading the thread about Evolution, I had not yet updated, (the update
> is still at the top of my screen), and Evolution crashed anyway. It wont
> restart or anything. So, I thought this would be a good time to switch back
> to Thunderbird - but I need some help.
> This is my mail setup:
> fetch mail gets mail from two servers and deposits it on my computer
> dovecot is installed.
> maildir = /home/wadesmart/Maildir
> I installed Thunderbird. Under the Advanced tap I input the maildir
> location.
> I cannot see the mail present on my system.

I would assume you have to put your machine details (IMAP) in the server
settings under Edit > Account Settings.



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