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Re: [opensuse] Could not start process pop3s.
  • From: Sandy Drobic <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 18:54:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <4981ED59.4030300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
constant@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Had an electrical short in my house which my UPS could not
handle. Restarted the computer. But now I have a small problem.I am running
Kmail on this 10.2 machine and am now surprised to
receive the information "Could not start process pop3s."No idea what pop3s is
and how to repair kmail.
I can access the web as usual.

You probably have a local imap or pop3 server installed (the "s" means the
connection is ssl encrypted). That service can't start for whatever reason.

Check your log files and look for errors when your computer boots.
Check your file system for errors.


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