Getting Email Working
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Recently whilst upgrading to Suse 11 KDE 4.0 I found that Kmail didn't work as usual when I logged in. Doing the normal I checked the wiki and couldn't find anything about this. What I found is that for some reason the Kmail settings did not transfer over to the new Kmail. As such I had to go to another machine with the older Kmail on it and pull them all off, this was annoying so to be helpful I have place the settings here.
Under Settings in Kmail go to Configure
In Receiving tab click add
Choose the IMAP setting
Set the following in the 'General' tab:
- Account name = Exmail.nottingham.ac.uk
- Login = ad/YOUREMAIL (minus the @nottingham.ac.uk garb)
- Password = YOURPASSWORD
- Host = impa4.nottingham.ac.uk
- Port = 993
In the Security tab select 'Use SSL for secure mail download'
In Sending tab click add
Set the following :
- Name = Email.nottingham.ac.uk
- Host = smtp.nottingham.ac.uk
- Port = 25
All being well Kmail should function now. It is worth noting that Kmail no longer automatically puts a icon in your system tray this has to be turned on.
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