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Re: Evolution email client

Subject: Re: Evolution email client
From: "Jeffrey F. Bloss"
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 23:44:02 -0500
The enigma wrote:

> On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 11:30 -0500, Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:
> > The enigma wrote:
> > 
> > > Speaking of which, I'm using Evolution 2.8.1 and I would like to
> > > know how to set it up to automatically fetch email from two or
> > > more accounts?
> > 
> > Edit -> Preferences -> Mail Accounts... then for each account you
> > do a Edit -> Receiving Options and check the box next to
> > "Automatically...".
> > 
> > Or doesn't this work?
> > 
> > If that's the case then apparently Evolution needs to be in an
> > account's "mode" to check that accounts mail. I'd call that broken,
> > but you could always set up a single account in Evolution that used
> > a local mailbox, and set up Fetchmail to collect all the various
> > outside email and put it there.
> > 
> 
> I had that option set for both accounts. I just unchecked/rechecked
> the option, and now it works...strange.

If you were to ask me, I 'd say most of what Evolution does is a little
"strange". But you didn't, and it would be just one person's opinion
anyway. ;O)

Maybe the setting is stored in multiple locations that for some reason
got out of sync, and turning things off and on like you did fixed that.
Just a wild guess... 

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