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Old 07-30-2008, 09:21 AM   #1
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ubuntu 8.04 will not receive mail


Am running windows xp connected to a cable isp and ubuntu 8.04 running alongside with a crossover cable.The browser works ok on both machines,printer working on both machines.Mail works ok in and out. on the win machine but I can only send mail on the ubuntu machine but no incoming .
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p.s.The ip address of the linux machine shows up ok in the preferences on the router.
 
Old 07-30-2008, 10:33 AM   #2
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did you check the pop settings, or are we talking webmail , If not check firewall for port 110


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Old 07-31-2008, 07:48 AM   #3
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Port 110 is ok.SorryI was not very clear with the question.The windows machine is receiving mail that should be going though to the ubuntu machine.In other words when I send a test message from the ubuntu machine back to itself it goes to the windows machine instead.Hope this makes sense.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 07:53 AM   #4
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What do you mean by sending mail to itself? Where are you sending mail to and how are you collecting it? Are you saying that both boxes are mail severs, or do you send mai lto your ISP and Windows happens to pick it up first?

Your post doesn't really say a lot, so you need to give a much clearer picture if you want any help

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Old 07-31-2008, 08:04 AM   #5
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When I need to test mail connections at any time after a format or whatever,I send a test message from the machine and address it to the same machine and it returns to the same machine.In this instance the windows machine is picking up the return and not sending it through to the linux machine.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 08:16 AM   #6
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So what was the address you sent the test message to?
 
Old 08-02-2008, 08:02 AM   #7
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Thanks for the help,but somehow it seems to be fixed.As a last resort I reset the router and now it works.???
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