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Old 08-11-2004, 08:01 AM   #1
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KMail can't send mail


I just switched from RedHat 9 to Suse 9.1. Now I can't get KMail to send my mail. I have a DSL connection, and previously all I had to do was to tell KMail where my smtp server was. I tested this with Windoze and it wored.

When I try to send mail I get the message:
Failed to send (some) queued messages.
in KMail's status bar.

There don't seem to be any messages being generated in /var/log. How can I begin to find the problem?

Old 08-11-2004, 09:09 AM   #2
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Same here...trying xiamian
Old 08-12-2004, 12:23 AM   #3
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Same here when I went from Mandrake 9.1 to 10. Does Kmail use postfix under the covers? Thunderbird works.
Old 08-12-2004, 03:29 AM   #4
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recent versions of kmail have had some serious bugs. see to see if the problem fits.
Old 08-12-2004, 12:57 PM   #5
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Thanks that got it working. now is there any way to make it let you past stuff from a web page and have it send the html right? I can in thunderbird. Oh well.


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