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Old 09-05-2004, 09:50 PM   #1
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Using KMail to access web-based accounts like hotmail, yahoo, gmail etc?


Is it possible to use KMail to access web-based accounts like Hotmail, Gmail and so forth? I've been able to access the campus server email account I set up, but I want to change were it comes from. Does anyone know how I can do that?
 
Old 09-05-2004, 09:53 PM   #2
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To my knowledge, you can't. Kmail can connect to any pop server, but not with webmail servers.
 
Old 09-05-2004, 10:16 PM   #3
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well don't that just suck
 
Old 09-05-2004, 10:59 PM   #4
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Re: Using KMail to access web-based accounts like hotmail, yahoo, gmail etc?

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Is it possible to use KMail to access web-based accounts like Hotmail, Gmail and so forth? I've been able to access the campus server email account I set up, but I want to change were it comes from. Does anyone know how I can do that?
There is a perl script fetchyahoo which will download Yahoo to an mbox file which Kmail supports now depending on whether you can configure the directory it downloads to the ~/Mail/ subdirectory so that Kmail will will see it is another thing. If it wants to download too ~/mbox then you may be able to symbolicly link it into the directory Kmail needs and use it that way. Also a quick look at the page says there is a gotmail for Hotmail you can get as well you may want to check into them.
 
Old 09-05-2004, 11:14 PM   #5
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Yahoo has pop server, just go to yahoo options and set it.
 
Old 09-06-2004, 01:04 AM   #6
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For Hotmail you will need HotWayD - similar to YahooPops.
 
Old 09-14-2004, 05:09 PM   #7
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Where would I go about finding this HotWayD you speak of?
 
Old 09-19-2004, 04:38 AM   #8
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hotwayd can be found at http://hotwayd.sf.net
 
  


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