totally off topic email question
poelstra at redhat.com
Fri Jan 5 17:52:38 UTC 2007
Gene Heskett said the following on 01/02/2007 06:04 PM Pacific Time:
> Greetings all;
> Running on empty here, but I said I'd ask. This same neighbor has bought
> an acer lappy, widescreen.
> She is using an email address at yahoo & has for years. I've spent an
> hour already this evening trying to get thunderbird-220.127.116.11 to connect
> and suck the email we can see sitting there if we log in through the web
> page portal.
> We know the username, and she knows her password, and we've refreshed it
> several times without effect. We have
> tried 'yahoomail.om' 'mail.yahoo.com' and plain old 'yahoo.com' for the
> two servers, pop for sucking, and smtp for sending. Thunderbird says its
> connected regardless of the name, but doesn't suck the messages down when
> told to, it connects, and slides the green bar across and back for about
> 40 seconds, but nothing else happens.
> So can someone clarify for me, the names of the pop and smtp servers at
> yahoo. Or how to make t-bird verbose enough to tell us whats wrong?
You don't need either of these with this plug-in for Thunderbird:
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