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I know, this was covered in an older thread (now closed).

In an answer of this old thread it was suggested to set-up the wireless connection with a DNS address specified under IPv4. I assume that address is the one provided by the IP.

I did that. with no success.

I am using the wrong DNS, an older version of Evolution (3.2.3), does Ubuntu 12.04 not like that or what else could be wrong.

Thunderbird loads images faster and so does MS Life Mail on Windows 7.

However, as I use multiple mail accounts and Thunderbird does not seem to be geared for that, I seem to be stuck with Evolution on my linux box.

Any suggestions?

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Consider submitting a bug report, because this really looks like a bug. –  edwin Aug 6 '13 at 0:27
    
Actually, both Thunderbird and Evolution are geared towards multiple mail accounts (and Thunderbird even more complex), also, what you mean with "wrong DNS"? And the link of the older question (if it was closed, it was with some kind of reason, so what prevent this one being closed for the same reason)? –  Braiam Aug 6 '13 at 0:51
    
edwin: I am quite new to both, Unbuntu and the AskUbuntu forum. Before I submit a bug report I'd like to be sure, I am not barking up the wrong tree. –  Gerd Aug 6 '13 at 10:27
    
Braiam: I might have used and older version of Thunderbird or just been blind about multiple accounts. Using a "wrong" DNS, eg. a flaky one given by my IP can slow things down considerably. The old "closed" thread was really old, I think from before 2007 and most likely concerned Unbuntu 9.04 or earlier. Nothing added since then. –  Gerd Aug 6 '13 at 10:32
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