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Dot Cong
November 12th, 2008, 03:04 AM
I'm trying to use Hotmail through Evolution. I'm following the tutorials I've found online but when I get to the [gedit /etc/inetd.conf] part it just opens a blank document. Maybe someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong. I've done all of the other steps correctly leading up to that one. Here is the tutorial I'm following: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=200408. Also, does Hotmail even work through Evolution this way or am I wasting my time? Thanks.

Living2007
November 12th, 2008, 03:33 AM
Are you using Hotmail Free, Plus or Permium?

Dot Cong
November 12th, 2008, 03:40 AM
Free.

Living2007
November 12th, 2008, 11:36 PM
Windows Live have blocked port accses to Hotmail Free, that means you can't download your mail from the internet unless you use "Windows Live Mail Desktop"

I had the exact same problem in the past, before i switched to Gmail

Dot Cong
November 13th, 2008, 01:33 AM
Well that's really annoying. I would switch to GMail but then I would have to forward all of my Hotmail emails to GMail and it won't let me do that. I guess I'll just have to keep using Hotmail online. Thanks.