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How to configure a mail client on Linux operating system?

How to configure a mail client on Linux operating system? 

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  1. Please click on the lower left corner icon (also start button) - mail client. The Thunderbird mail client configuration interface is displayed.
  2. The first time it is displayed, it will prompt need a new email address. Choose skip and use of the existing email button.
  3. Email Account Settings is displayed. Please fill-in the following information:
    -Name (your name, can be arbitrary)
    -Email address (for example, xxx@redflag-linux.com)
    -Password (email password)
    -Remember password a can be checked, so don't need to input password every time or get the mail.
     
  4. A reminder is displayed that you: Accept the mail server and port, a mail server and port (according to your mail server type, choose IMAP or POP3 option).
  5. After configuration is completed, click on the test configuration (R) button, after the success of the test, click the create account.
  6. If your mail server did not provide encrypted connection, a warning dialog box may appear. Choose I already know relevant risk then click on finish button.
  7. On add security exceptions, click on confirm safety exception.
  8. Create and correct, then ir will automatically download your own email inbox.