Bug 115461 - gnome mail applet is unable to check my mailbox
gnome mail applet is unable to check my mailbox
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-02-12 14:05 EST by PE Meunier
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:02 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-20 08:10:56 EST
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Description PE Meunier 2004-02-12 14:05:22 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; fr-FR; rv:1.2.1)

Description of problem:
The gnome mail applet (showing mailbox summary in the panel) is often
unable to check my mailbox (with xDSL (ethernet) connection under a
PIII arch, redhat linux 9 (shrike), and a POP3 mail server.
It seems to expect a standard connection.
When I am not connected, it displays a message, reading I'm not
connected. I don't think anybody needs such a message : people who are
not connected to the internet usually know it !

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Connect to the internet with an ethernet ADSL connection
2.try to make the applet check the mailbox

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2004-07-19 05:17:22 EDT
Is the bug you are reporting:

  1) That the mailcheck applet is unable to check for your mail


  2) When you disconnect from the internet it shows you a message
     saying it can't check your mail

Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2004-12-20 08:10:56 EST
No response, closing

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