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Re: Evolution throwing away emails for one of my accounts ?



On 3/10/2009 11:37 AM, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 09:15 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
>> I'm wondering if Evolution might be throwing out emails that it
>> shouldn't be.

>> I use Evolution in F10 to manage my emails.

>> I have a number of different email accounts for various purposes.  I
>> have filters set up to sort my incoming emails into about 20 different
>> folders, based on the sender.  If an email doesn't match any of the
>> filters, it ends up in my general inbox.

>> I haven't received any 3rd party email in my inbox since Thursday at
>> noon.  This is highly unusual.  

>> I sent myself a test email yesterday from one of my accounts and
>> it correctly ended up in my inbox.   But no other emails have ended up
>> there and I suspect that some should be.   I just got a phone call from
>> a guy that claims he sent me 4 emails and they aren't in my inbox, nor
>> the junk or trash folders.

>> Furthermore, when I do a Send/Receive in Evolution, it states it is
>> getting emails for an account that is never filtered and yet none of
>> those emails are showing up in my inbox folder. 

>> How would I verify that Evolution isn't throwing away some of my
>> emails ?

> I was half asleep when I wrote this.  The account in question is a gmail
> account.  I logged into gmail directly and checked and there are over a
> dozen emails sitting in the account that haven't shown up in Evolution.
> I don't have delete once downloaded selected in Evolution, so the emails
> stay in the gmail account even after they are downloaded.

> So either Evolution isn't downloading the emails from that account or it
> is throwing them away.     How do I troubleshoot this ?


A 'feature' of Gmail is that it does not 'return' to you *from* a
mailing list a copy of a post you make *to* a mailing list.

Great feature? I think not.
-- 


  David


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