Thunderbird on Gatesware + Sympatico DSL
kru_tch-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org
Tue Nov 15 21:52:54 UTC 2005
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> Not everyone in my circle listens to my pitch about the merits of going
> Linux. The best I can do with some of them is to pitch the merits of FTO
> (Firefox/Thunderbird/Open Office).
> My brother has Gatesware XP + Sympatico DSL. Firefox went on without
> incident. Thunderbird seems to install just fine and pickup all the
> Outlook settings and address book etc. It simply refuses to connect to
> the Sympatico email servers.
> Any ideas.
FWIU Sympatico is transitioning all it's users to the hotmail servers
(pophm.sympatico.ca & smtphm.sympatico.ca) and requires SSL to connect using
port 25 for SMTP and 995 for POP.
I haven't tried using TBird for Sympatico, but those are the settings I used in
(On going to war over religion:) "You're basically killing each other
to see who's got the better imaginary friend." -- Rich Jeni
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