[Users] Cannot connect to SMTP servers via SSL/465

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Sat May 21 11:11:14 CEST 2016

On Sat, 21 May 2016 10:49:55 +0200
nvx <nvx2004 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I strongly suggest upgrading to at least version 3.11.1, but ideally
> > to the latest version 3.13.2. If you can not upgrade you should be
> > able use one of the workarounds described in
> > http://www.thewildbeast.co.uk/claws-mail/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3300#c1  
> Great, thank you! Is there any official PPA with 3.13.3? The thing is,
> I am running LXLE on the second laptop (it being an older unit)
> so doing apt-get update/upgrade, indeed, only provides CM 3.9.3. Thus
> I added the team PPA
> (https://launchpad.net/~claws-mail/+archive/ubuntu/ppa) into sources
> but there the latest version is 3.11.1. CM can send mail now which is
> a definite improvement but I'd prefer the latest version if
> possible. ;) Is there some official PPA that is updated more often
> and hence provides the latest CM?

If you can't get the latest CM from your distro, CM is easy to build.

I don't even install it on the system - I just install it in my $HOME

As the config files are in $HOME/.claws-mail, it should be install and

Basically 'mkdir claws' then configure (with options you need):

./configure --prefix=/home/USERNAME/claws --disable-ipv6
--disable-jpilot --disable-vcalendar-plugin

then 'make install'.

The binary will now be in $HOME/claws/bin/ and it will know where all
the libs etc. are, so no messing with LIB paths etc.

Off you go.

Obviously if the latest version becomes available and you wish to start
using that, just delete the $HOME/claws directory and install the new

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward?  That's the trouble with
time travel, you never can tell."
		-- Doctor Who "Androids of Tara"

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