e-mail sending from a hotmail account via evolution

Steven Ringwald ringwald at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 02:43:54 UTC 2008

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 5:31 PM, bulut dinibutun <bulut19 at hotmail.com>wrote:

>  well i have to say "let me google that for you" was rude. i don't know if
> you've found the answer by googling but i couldn't since hotmail doesn't
> provide smtp service for free! as it comes to
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=200408 thanks whoever posted it
> but this thread was the original thread i followed to set my hotmail account
> for evolution. In the posts it is only said i shold use my ISP as
> smtp.xxxx.xxx.com/net and the port. but i couldn't figure out what it
> should be for hotmail. thanks to every1 who actually replies to help. any
> other solutions?

A friend of mine needed something similar to this. What we ended up doing
was just creating a Google Mail account for him, so that he could send
emails out through smtp.gmail.com. That seemed to work with
Evolution/Thunderbird just fine.

Just a thought...
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