e-mail on Cox
Mark Seven Smith
pampaluz at cox.net
Mon Mar 15 14:18:51 PST 2004
Others have probably answered this already, but...
On Thursday 11 March 2004 16:57, Don W. Jenkins typed:
> I have just gotten my Cox internet connection going, and I'm wondering
> how one makes Thunderbird (Mozilla Mail/K-Mail/Outlook/Anything) dance
> with Cox? What are the settings?
Just turn off the proxy, make it "direct connection"--it should come right up.
> I've heard some of you say to avoid
> using the Cox e-mail account. I suppose I could use a web mail account,
> now that things are so fast.
You can get the COX mail via the web, so basically what's the difference? COX
mail works fine; it is POP3, and you can apply filters and stuff when it gets
into your mail spool, the same as anything else. And I've never lost any
mail by using it. Be sure that you delete the POP3 mail from the server when
you download if you use Procmail. Mozilla mail and KMail will do this
automatically (and they're easier to set up if you want just quick and
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