[Novalug] Traveling - use Alpine for mail - can't get send to work
jbholland at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 07:36:02 EST 2010
Ssh username at hostname
(Hostname like myisp.com)
Hope you know your password....
On Nov 13, 2010 7:27 AM, <bdalzell at qis.net> wrote:
> OK so I am not a known user for the local isp. I used to be able to
> acceess alpine mail by doing a ssh to qis.net but I left my notes at
> home on how to do that.
> something like ssh -l user name
> (this does not actually work of course :-( i have something wrong
> help on this would be useful
> you have no idea how annoying this webmail interface it - almost as
> bad as windoze
> incidently my host was trying to play a video on his windoze computer
> and the thing would not load and play - kept asking to install updates
> on realplayer
> when we installed the updates it kept asking to install (more ?)
> updates but I had no problem with getting it to play on Ubuntu
> Quoting Beartooth <beartooth at Beartooth.Info>:
>> On Fri, 12 Nov 2010, Clif Flynt wrote:
>>>>> If any one has an idea of why I cannot send mail with Alpine
>>>>> although I can receive it I would appreciate a hint. Using
>>>>> the QIS Webmail interface is worse than using windows
>>>> I suspect your alpine is set to send email through your
>>>> ISP's outgoing mail handler. If it is like Verizon's,
>>>> the outgoing mail handler will not accept transmissions
>>>> from outside its own network. I.e. the handler will
>>>> start subscriber's mail on its way, but will not serve
>>>> as an intermediate relay for non-subscribers mail.
>>> I'd bet this is right. If you can set a 'smart-mailer'
>>> or 'smart-host' value in alpine (not the mail delivery agent
>>> I use) to your friend's ISP things might be more happy.
>> Fwiw, I just took a look. My Alpine on the remote machine
>> that hosts Beartooth.info M > S > C shows the line below :
>> SMTP Server (for sending) = <No Value Set>
>> while the one on my own machine has
>> SMTP Server (for sending) =
>> My guess is that both Comcast's and Netwisp's computers
>> care very little about my settings, and a whole lot about whether
>> I'm a known customer.
>> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
>> What do they know of country, who only country know?
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