LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-18-2003, 06:35 PM   #1
patientzero
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Toronto
Distribution: Gentoo 1.4
Posts: 95

Rep: Reputation: 15
evolution fun


Hi all,

Running gentoo now- wow a BILLION times better than RH9- and having problems receiving email through evolution...

Don't know why this is, all my internet and everything from instant messaging to SENDING email works! I just can't receive, no errors or anything, all the pop info is correct and it appears to login to my pop server, but just never gets me my email!

WHAT THE F*(&#! ?

IdeaS?

0
 
Old 09-18-2003, 06:40 PM   #2
trickykid
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 234Reputation: 234Reputation: 234
See if you actually have email on the pop server, if that is what your ISP uses.

telnet <mail-server-name> 110

user <username>

pass <password>

Then to list, just type:

list

And it should list any messages you have.

If your not using your ISP's mail, let us know of course, could be a different problem.

Also, test by sending a test message to yourself, from yourself. Maybe your not getting any mail
 
Old 09-18-2003, 07:56 PM   #3
gbell72
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: FreeBSD
Posts: 78

Rep: Reputation: 15
I recall having the same problem once before when I used evolution, I solved that problem by disabling ssl and by check marking a box that said my isp required authentication.
 
Old 09-18-2003, 11:03 PM   #4
BigNate
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Distribution: Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat/CentOS
Posts: 719

Rep: Reputation: 30
I have the same problems with evo. It will log into 2 of my 3 accts on the same pop server and then error out on the last one. Dunno, may be a bug. I have tried a few different config options with no luck. I may if I think of it check for a bug report. I use sylpheed mainly so I don't need it but I like the news feeds so it would be nice to get it working.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Import Evolution Contacts into Evolution? geezjan Linux - Software 2 10-05-2004 03:10 PM
Just for fun hyper guy Linux - Newbie 4 03-04-2004 07:07 PM
Various Fun wdavidson Linux - General 4 09-29-2003 11:13 AM
How do you transfer evolution mail and settings to another computer running evolution cmisip Linux - Software 2 01-10-2003 03:07 PM
Fun with my new billsabub Linux - Software 4 02-09-2001 04:16 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:54 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration