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Old 05-24-2011, 02:15 PM   #1
MrBriggs19
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Help required to send an email using evolution on trisquel


I have installed Trisquel from a magazine DVD. It has trashed my windows despite me selecting the install along side windows option. So onwards and upwards with Linux.

I am trying to get Evolution mail working with limited success. I can receive email but cannot send it. The request to connect to the smtp server times out. SMTP details are below :-

server type : smtp
smtp.live.com:587
ssl encryption
plain

Please can somebody help as I do not know how to proceed. I have been surfing the webb for hours but no luck and I have tried many solutions.

I have about 2 hours linux experience, so if you need more info please ask and I will do my best to supply it.


Thanks in advance
Neil
 
Old 05-24-2011, 03:40 PM   #2
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webmail is your surest bet!
no software to install, works in minutes, etc ...
gmail.com for example can let you receive emails from your existing account
 
  


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