[lug] trouble posting to mailing list(s)
asherman1 at uswest.net
Wed May 17 20:12:03 MDT 2000
I have been having trouble posting to several mailing lists, including this
one. I am able to post from windows using Netscape 4.51, and from Linux using
kmail (which I am using now), but when I try to post from Linux with Netscape
(4.51) my posts do not go through.
I have been exchanging emails with Wayde about this, but so far we cannot
figure this out. Since some other people on the list seem to have the same
trouble, Wayde suggested I post to the list and see what suggestions people may
have for correcting this.
As near as I can tell, the trouble seems to be that Linux Netscape creates a
'Sender: ' mail header which contains the value 'arnie', which is my username
on my machine. The 'Email Address:' and 'Reply to: in my Netscape preferences
both contain my email address at my ISP, which is asherman1 at uswest.net. That is
also the address I used to subscribe to the list For whatever reason, Linux
Netscape does not see this, and uses 'arnie' as the Sender. Obviously this is
not a valid email address.
Any suggestions for troubleshooting this would be greatly appreciated, and a
solution would aid both myself, and other Linux users on some other mailing
lists who have told me they have the same trouble.
frenomulax at bigfoot.com
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