On Jan 5, 7:01*pm, Joshua Miller wrote:
> All,
> Sorry if this has been asked before, I'm new to the group
> First off, here's a paste from Help->About, this is what I'm running.
> Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091209
> Fedora/3.0-4.fc12 Thunderbird/3.0
> When I load the app TB is not checking my mail account for new messages.
> * The 'Check for new messages at startup' option is checked. *Also, when
> I click the 'Get Mail' button, nothing happens.
> However, if I click the 'V' button next to 'Get Mail' and select my mail
> account, it checks for messages.
> What am I missing here?
> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> Best,
> Joshua

I'm using TB3 under WinXP/SP3, so this could be different in
Linux . . .

Try going to Tools --> Accounts

Select "Server Settings" for the account in question, then click on
the "Advanced" button.

Try changing the setting on this option --
"Include this server when getting new mail"