On Tue, 07 Nov 2006 18:59:09 +1300, zcat <zcat(a)wired.net.nz> wrote:
I have thuderbird and Evolution Installed on
Ubuntu 6.10 and am able to
receive mail but am unable to send inspite of giving them the correct
password. When I type it in it just re asks me for the password. I
Most smtp servers (in NZ at least) don't require authentication, and
usually don't know what to do when presented with it. I run into this
situation a lot because it's also the default setting for Thunderbird.
Just change the smtp server setting to unauthenticated (in TB the option
is "use username and password" and it needs to be unchecked) and see if
that fixes it...
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Thanks that did the trick