Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of faq/email/setup-kmail


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    11== How do I configured Kmail to use May First/People Link ==
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    3 This tutorial is based on Kmail version 1.9.5.
     3This tutorial is based on Kmail version 1.13.7.
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    55 1. From the toolbar, select Settings -> Configure Kmail...
    6  [[BR]][[Image(kmail1.jpg)]]
    7  1. From the left hand column, click Accounts then click the Receiving Tab, then click Add.
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     6 [[BR]][[Image(01- kmail_configure_kmail.jpeg)]]
     7 1. From the left hand column, click Accounts and then on the Receiving Tab, click Add.
     8 [[BR]][[Image(02- kmail_accounts_receiving.jpeg)]]
    99 1. Select either POP (if you want to download messages to your personal computer) or IMAP (if you want to leave all messages on the May First server).
    10  [[BR]][[Image(kmail3.jpg)]]
    11  1. Enter details specific to your email account. Note: depending on which machine is your primary host, your server may be chavez.mayfirst.org or viewsic.mayfirst.org or another similarly named server.
    12  [[BR]][[Image(kmail4.jpg)]]
    13  1. Click the Extras Tab and select Use SSL for secure mail download. Then click OK.
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    15  1. Sending. Before you can send email through May First/People Link you will need a special username and password that is allowed to send mail. Please contact support to receive your "outgoing" email username and password.
    16  1. Click the "Sending" tab, then click add. Select SMTP as your "transport"
    17  [[BR]][[Image(kmail6.jpg)]]
    18  1. Fill in the following details (for host use the same host name you specified above, chavez.mayfirst.org or viewsic.mayfirst.org, etc.).
    19  [[BR]][[Image(kmail7.jpg)]]
    20  1. Click the Security Tab. Choose CRAM-MD5 as your authentication method.
    21  [[BR]][[Image(kmail8.jpg)]]
     10 [[BR]][[Image(03 - kmail_accounts_receiving_type.jpeg)]]
     11 1. Enter your email account details, setting the outgoing mail server to mail.mayfirst.org and the port to 110 for POP3 or 143 for IMAP.
     12 [[BR]][[Image(04 - kmail_accounts_receiving_configure.jpeg)]]
     13 1. Click the Security Tab and select Use TLS for secure mail download. Then click OK.
     14 [[BR]][[Image(05 - kmail_accounts_receiving_security.jpeg)]]
     15 1. Next, click the Sending Tab, and then click Add.
     16 [[BR]][[Image(06 - kmail_accounts_sending.jpeg)]]
     17 1. Select SMTP as your "transport"
     18 [[BR]][[Image(07- kmail_accounts_sending_type.jpeg)]]
     19 1. Fill in your email account details, setting the outgoing mail server to mail.mayfirst.org.
     20 [[BR]][[Image(08- kmail_accounts_sending_configure.jpeg)]]
     21 1. Click the Advanced Tab. Choose TLS and set the port to 587
     22 [[BR]][[09- kmail_accounts_sending_security.jpeg)]]
    2223 1. Click OK. You are done!