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Re: sending mail
Re: sending mail
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:48:29 -0700
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)
Thanks so much for this. I copied the init lines you provided and replaced with
my specs, kept a few
lines of my original, and presto, I successfully sent an email. I don't know
works yet, but it does work, which is my Gnus Victory for today!
firstname.lastname@example.org (N. Jackson) writes:
> At 23:58 -0300 on Tuesday 2014-03-11, Steven Arntson wrote:
>> I'm a beginning user of gnus, trying to use it to send emails, with the
>> command "m." I compose, and then send with C-c C-c, and it looks like
>> it's working, but then the system hangs and times out.
> I'm a beginning user of Gnus too, but I do have a couple of ideas about
> what might be wrong with your set up.
>> ;; My Gnus init
>> (setq gnus-select-method '(nntp "news.gwene.org"))
>> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods '(nnml ""))
>> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods
>> '(nnmbox ""
>> (nnmbox-mbox-file "~/MAIL")
>> (nnmbox-active-file "~/Mail.active")))
>> (setq mail-sources '((pop :server "my.usual-server.com" :user
>> (setq send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it)
>> (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it)
>> (setq smtpmail-default-smtp-server "my.usual-server.com") ; needs to be
>> specified before the (require)
>> (require 'smtpmail)
>> (setq smtpmail-local-domain "mydomain.com")
>> (setq smtpmail-sendto-domain "mydomain.com")
>> (setq user-full-name "My Name")
>> (setq user-mail-address (concat "me@" smtpmail-local-domain))
>> (setq smtpmail-debug-info t) ; only to debug problems
> I don't see you telling smtpmail which user account to log in
> with. Also, if the SMTP server is on a port other than 25, then I think
> you have to specify that too.
> On the other hand, maybe it can get that information from your
> .authinfo file -- I still haven't figured that out. My password is
> certainly being retreived from my .authinfo file, so I don't really see
> why everything can't be retrieved from there at the same time!
> FWIw, I have this:
> (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it
> smtpmail-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com"
> smtpmail-default-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com"
> smtpmail-smtp-service 587 ; TCP Port.
> smtpmail-starttls-credentials '(("smtp.gmail.com" 587 nil nil))
> smtpmail-auth-credentials '(("smtp.gmail.com" 587
> "email@example.com" nil))
> I don't seem to need a (require 'sendmail).
> For the TLS, I have this:
> (setq starttls-use-gnutls t
> starttls-gnutls-program "gnutls-cli"
> I hope some of this helps!