Ubuntu

cannot receive mails

Asked by arulsam on 2010-01-31

Binary package hint: evolution

I can send mails using SMTP but i can't receive any mails using POP account.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Jan 31 12:19:33 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
Package: evolution 2.22.1-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: evolution
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic x86_64

Question information

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Status:
Solved
For:
Ubuntu evolution Edit question
Assignee:
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Solved by:
ahambidge
Solved:
2010-02-08
Last query:
2010-02-08
Last reply:
2010-02-08

This question was originally filed as bug #515034.

arulsam (arulsamdurainithi) said : #1
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) said : #2

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

Best ahambidge (ahambidge) said : #3

Hello,

You do not state what ISP you are using but if you can send then your Pop settings are incorrect. Use the ISP website to get the correct settings.

Regards,

Allan :)

arulsam (arulsamdurainithi) said : #4

Hi Allan,

First of all thank you very much for your reply, actually i mistakenly entered the user name under Edit -> Preferences ->Receiving Email.When i changed it as my email address, i can now receive mails.Once again thank you very much for your reply.

Thanks & Regards

Sam