cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 9 19:20:41 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 09 July 2008 19:16:57 Allen Meyers wrote:
> I am new to both linux and fedora and I dearly love what I have experienced
> thus far except for e-mail. Now because I receive a fair share and must
> answer it would be nice to be able to do so from my linux program, but that
> has eluded me thus far.
> My DSL and e-mail provider is att yahoo and I get these nasty notes that I
> am sending and receiving not within the scope of their SSL protocol. Would
> they shut me down? I have not a clue. Is there anyone out there with a
> viable option. Would I not experience the same thing with a fetch it
> program of some sort.
Allen, somewhere on Yahoo's web pages there should be all the settings you
need to work with *any* mail client. If some toffee-nosed little b***** tells
you that they don't work with linux, it just shows that he doesn't know what
he's talking about. The settings you need are exactly the same as for any
One caveat - 'Check what the server supports' in the way of security is not
always accurate. Hopefully the Yahoo page will tell you exactly how to set
If you find the page but don't understand anything, give us the url for the
page and ask your question. Don't forget to tell us which mail application
you have chosen - not because it wants something different, but because the
layout can be different, so it makes explanations easier.
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