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



On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 12:33 -0400, David wrote:
> 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.

I agree, but that has nothing to do with my current problem.  I didn't
mean to open this post to criticisms of gmail's "features".




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