Evolution recovery help

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 12:57:36 UTC 2007


On 3/4/07, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 3/3/07, NoOp <glgxg at mfire.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 03/03/2007 03:34 PM, Wade Smart wrote:
> > > 03032007 1730 GMT-6
> > >
> > > Ok. Thanks to NoOp I have Evolution started again.
> > > It will start. It shows my email.
> > > I moved file by file my preferences.
> > > However, I get an error - Could not connect to local host - connection
> > > refused.
> > >
> > > I checked the password and the settings and I dont see anything wrong.
> > >
> > > Ideas?
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Yes. Check your hosts file in /etc/hosts
> >
> > gksu gedit /etc/hosts
> >
> > Make sure that the _1st_ line in the file is:
> >
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost
> >
> > After that line you can add your machine host, example:
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost machinename
> > (the same one you see right after the amperstand "@" when you bring up a
> > standard command line terminal; username at machinename:~$
> > then if you have a fixed IP, enter the IP of the machine:
> > 192.168.2.100 machinename
> >
> > example:
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost machinename
> > 192.168.2.100 machinename
> >
> > Anything beyond that is pretty much up to you.
> >
> > You might also want to recheck your System|Administration|Network
> > settings as well.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> 03042007 0626 GMT-6
>
> Checked all of that and its all as you state. Could this be something to
> do with dovecot?
>
> wade
>


I just set up another email client and it receives the same message.
Connection Refused. That means there is something wrong with dovecot - my
imap server - right.

wade
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