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I'm trying to get my email set up at work, but I'm running into an issue with the outgoing mail preferences. I can receive email, but none of the options for authentication type in the "Sending Email" settings are what I need. According to the staff website, I need "password" authentication, but that isn't in the dropdown. The "Check Supported Types" button doesn't do anything. I tried all the options in the dropdown, but all are rejected.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 22 '12 at 22:58

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Not so much an answer as a statement of personal preference. I find Evolution to be a bit cruel to people who are not familiar with specific details about their email accounts such as authentication types, encryption, and server names. I would recommend trying a desktop mail client like Thunderbird (which might be the new default mail client in 11.10) since it will automatically fill out all the information for you 99% of the time. It even got my obscure work-mail's details down without missing a step. All you'll need is your email and password for it to work. –  zookalicious May 19 '11 at 18:46
Ok. Thanks! @zookalicious –  Dane Larsen Jul 1 '11 at 17:06
Hello, this question has no information and activity for a very long time. I am closing it for now. If by any reason you think this question is still viable or useful in anyway or that there is still a good chance it will be answered please flag it to a moderator or add a comment with the reason(s) why you want it open. Regards –  fossfreedom Feb 22 '12 at 22:58

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