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Old 09-14-2009, 11:41 AM   #1
NavinBetamax
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Smile Migrating from Win Xp Pro to Linux Mint 7 Gloria...yahoo mail etc..


I have installed Mint 7 Gloria on my desktop using...entire disk.

I have my Ip ..subnet mask..dns server details from my old OS.

I am not able to config firefox mail client for yahoo mail.

I have even installed Evolution....

I am able to use only yahoo messenger on Pigdin.

If any one can direct me to a tutorial to configure my mint 7 to be able to send and recieve Yahoo mail, I would be most obliged.

The network config in Mint 7 is confusing me. I was able to config my router..network, etc easily in Win Xp Pro. Please guide.

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Old 09-14-2009, 11:52 AM   #2
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Difficult to understand this. What happens when you try to login to mail.yahoo.com ?
 
Old 09-14-2009, 01:42 PM   #3
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A bit confused

I'm not exactly sure what your issue is.

Evolution and Firefox's email client works much like outlook as far as connection purposes are. And you can always go into mail.yahoo.com. If your having trouble with these please be more detailed so we can understand better whats going on.

Yahoo messenger does have a Linux version but it is rather striped down. You can connect to yahoo messenger via third party clients like Pidgin, kopate(spelling) or many others. Pidgin is able to connect to yahoo chat, and there are others that can too. You also can get basic messenger functions off a site messenger like www.meebo.com

Now if you want voice, I have heard some linux yahoo clients allow it but its difficult I believe. There is other options for internet voice such as teamspeak, but they have nothing to do with yahoo.

-Jessica-
 
Old 09-14-2009, 02:54 PM   #4
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This HowTo http://tuxicity.wordpress.com/2007/0...and-organizer/ is to help you to setup Evolution using Gmail, however all you have to do is substitute pop.gmail.com with Yahoo pop address and SMTP with Yahoo SMTP address, in which you could retrieve from Yahoo Help service. Still need anymore help, let us know..
 
Old 09-15-2009, 12:22 AM   #5
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Migrating Xp to Mint 7 Gloria....Yahoo Mail A/c.. reg.

Thanks to the replies to my post.

I do not have POP in my yahoo mail account, maybe this is the prb.

I will try all suggestions posted and inform my progress.

Thanks to all again.
 
  


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