Thunderbird email not working in ubuntu 14.04

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue Apr 12 13:31:10 UTC 2016


Donald Parsons wrote:
> The port settings are the default ones:
> 
> POP 995
> 
> SMTP 465
> 
> I now wonder if it is a (rare) virus infection

Very unlikely.


> *Claws Mail* starts normally
> 
> Sending an email:
> 
> Claws Mail needs network access in order to send this email
> 
> You're working off line. Override? Yes
> 
> Error
> 
> An error happened during SMTP session.
> 
> Use “Send queued messages” from the main window to retry.
> 
> Get mail:
> 
> Error:
> 
> Connection to pop.donald-Inspiron-660;110 failed

Unless you have a pop3 server pop.donald-Inspiron-660 your settings are 
wrong somewhere. Furthermore claws tries to connect to port 110 and not 
995 like you mentioned above.


Nils




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