Questions relating to the management, synchronization and use of contact data within Ubuntu

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Evolution still can't connect to google contacts

Here Evolution can't connect to google contacts I can read: A solution is to install gnome-online-accounts, then enter your google account information in it. It will take care of the ...
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Ubuntu phone - how to get contacts

I recently received the Ubuntu Aquarius e.5 phone. It is beautifully packaged and I very much like the system (even though I have discovered a few bugs that I expect will be cleared up in the course ...
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Right way to synchronyce GMail Contacts with Thunderbird

I have two machines and on both Ubuntu and Windows. For this I want to use Thunderbird on both machines and systems to sync my contacts and calendar with Google. I use Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Ubuntu ...
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IMAP email/contacts/calendar

I am looking for a program that will handle to the sync of my IMAP @hotmail.com account. Had a look at Thunderbird and Evolution and I can't seem to see how the sync a the calendar or contacts that I ...
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How to add/import contact details via QR code in ubuntu touch?

my steps : Select contacts> new contact> click on + button (which looks like empty contact image) > select tagger app > only option shown is "insert code content" It is not possible to paste ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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How to add evolution contacts to libreoffice in vivid (possibly libreoffice-evolution issue)

I found several tutorials to achieve this, however there is no option to add an evolution adress book in libreoffice on my installation, neiter with stock libreoffice nor with the updatet one ...
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Find previous conversations or chats with multiple contacts in Pidgin

In Pidgin I have enabled the history plugin, and I can also view the logs in a single contact conversation by selecting "Conversation -> View Log", just as mentioned here. But I can't find a window ...
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bq aquaris e4.5 ubuntu many problems

This morning I received the phone (bq ubuntu edition) and arrived several problems: after updates that required me to have disappeared icons of some applications and and left with the caption, the ...
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desktop contact manager with access to gmail api?

I'm looking for a desktop application for Ubuntu that can handle my contacts from gmail.
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Ubuntu Touch: Add contact list and calendars

I successfully set up the synchronization of my Owncloud server's default calendar and default contact list based on this askubuntu thread. I have more than one calendar and contact list on my ...
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KAddressBook EGroupWare Integration

I have a question that I cannot seem to get resolved on my own. I am trying to hook KAddressBook into an EGroupware server. I found a site that explains it pretty well, but I do not see an entry for ...
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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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How can I display the familly name first in the addressbook on Ubuntu Touch?

I just want to display it in the format Famillyname, Firstname Doe, John
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Synchronisation Of Contacts In Evolution Via CardDAV (Baikal)

I try to establish a CardDAV account in evolution using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I use the URL https://www.MYSERVER.de/baikal/card.php/principals/USER/with an SSL-connection. This works on iPhones, ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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How can contacts and calendars be synchronised?

In all the articles and reviews about Ubuntu Phone, I have been missing one crucial information: What protocols are supported to synchronise your contacts and calendars with your device? ...
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How do I sync contacts with my online account? [duplicate]

I've just got my new Ubuntu Touch, how do I import my contacts if I have them saved in my Google account?
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Google contacts sync on Ubuntu Touch

Why doesn't google contacts synchronization work on my Ubuntu touch? Is there is another way to copy my contacts? I saved it on my SIM card but there are no options to show my SIM's contacts How ...
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Evolution: How to change default sort criteria in address book?

I am new to evolution. Running 3.10.4 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04 I want to sort contacts in my address book "Full name", so that my friend "Anna Banana Cake" is shown as "Anna Banana Cake" and not "Cake, ...
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Is it possible to remove gnome-contacts in 14.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 after coming back from using Mint. I'm cleaning up some of the software that comes installed that I don't need or want. One of those applications is ...
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installing android data recovery on ubuntu

how to install android data recovery on ubuntu? I visited several websites but they only provide windows and mac dowmloads I did factory reset on my android device. Even after syncing fb, twitter and ...
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How to integrate google adressbook into contacts?

I am working with Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) Unity. I have successfully integrated my gmail account in online-accounts. This works well, e.g. I can see my calendar events. I have also enabled the option ...
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How do I contact someone in Canonical's organization?

I'm seeking a contact for Canonical's public relations person within the organization. Can anyone provide a phone number or email for this person? Or, at least, some jumping off point to find the ...
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Contacts Not Loading in Empathy [Ububtu 14.04]

I just installed empathy, and i attach my facebook account and my gmail account. But the contacts of gmail accounts are not loading. Following the screensheet of empathy. I killed empathy by ...
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Contact book software for marketing purposes

I need to organize my lists of work contacts and I can't find a suitable software for the purpose. My needs are (a) it has to run offline on my desktop PC, (b) allows me to perform searches across ...
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.xml as contact

I copied my Windows Vista "contacts" file into Ubuntu and, to my surprise, I can actually read them in browser but they're mixed with a lot of extraneous code so they're messy to read and use. Is ...
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How do I export Outlook 2013 mails and contacts to Thunderbird?

I would like to export all of my emails and all of my contacts from Outlook 2013 to Thunderbird on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not want to install Thunderbird on Windows to do this.
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How to send personalized eMails to members of a contact-list in Thunderbird

I'd like to send a personalized eMail to all members of a given contact-list in Thunderbird. For example I'd like to write Dear [[[Title]]] [[[LastName]]], Which is then (depneding on the current ...
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Evolution crashes when creating new folder

I have checked if the above mentioned item is already answered but none were found. Hence creating a question here. I am Thunderbird user until last week. Start of this week I decided to try Evolution ...
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Importing calendar events to Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04

In Thunderbird (1:24.6.0 + build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) with the Lightning add-on (xul-ext-lightning 1:24.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) I need to import calendar events (and I'll ask about contacts and ...
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Google Contacts: Browse by Group, Sync

Running Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12 with an added Google account through Online Accounts, I automatically get incorporated calendar, email and contacts. Alas, the Contacts application is close to ...
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Skype 4.2 shows incorrect time of contacts at Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Skype 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I am facing a problem at the Skype. When I see other contacts time in the chat window or at their profile, it shows wrong time. It calculates the time ...
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How to delete my contents from Ubuntu One before the shutdown?

Since Ubuntu one closes I want to delete all files and download all contacts. How can I do that? Do I need to something else after all data are removed from the cloud?
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Ubuntu Touch; How do I import .vcf contacts? [duplicate]

I have just got Ubuntu Touch up and running on my phone (Nexus 4) and am enjoying it! I have got my photos and music onto it, but I cannot find how to import my .vcf contacts file. I have read all the ...
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How can I clean up XML contact files from Windows?

I copied my Windows Vista "contacts" file into Ubuntu and, to my surprise, I can actually read them in Firefox but they're mixed with a lot of extraneous code so they're messy to read and use. Is ...
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How should I upload my .vcf contacts to Thunderbird?

I have configured Thunderbird. Now I want to import my .vcf contact file to Thunderbird. What should I do to import it?
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many phones to one computer, contacts sync through thunderbird local and cloud NOT googlecontatcs

What smartphone can be used in conjunction with UbuntuOne, to synchronise a PC (ubuntu 12.04, thunderbid, evolution) with multiple phones' contact databse (3,000 contatcs). nokia n900, nokia n70, ...
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Ubuntu Contacts and Google - how to sync?

I would like to use the contacts app in Ubuntu to pick up and sync with my Google contacts. This way they will be there on my phone and my other computers. I see no way to do this. Can anyone help ...
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Is there any way to get contacts into Ubuntu one?

Is there any way to get contacts into UbuntuOne? I tried it directly from Ubuntu - it did not work! I tried it via web-interface - it did not work! I tried it via Thunderbird and - guess what - it ...
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How to connect a nokia phone in ubuntu to backup contacts?

I wanted to backup and copy all contacts in my phone to ubuntu.Is there any software like nokia pc suite in ubuntu for this or is there any other method for back up of contacts
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How to add email address from email to existing contact

Ubuntu 12.04 I have a couple of email accounts but store my contacts on Google to sync with my phone. I am trying to setup an email client so it seamlessly integrates with my various email accounts ...
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Backup/Export contacts from Ubuntu Touch (official launch r100, Ubuntu 13.10 - armhf (20131017))

I flashed my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu Touch official 13.10 release. I wanted to flash it back to android and test the functionality on some things in android to make sure my phone hardware isn't a problem ...
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Ubuntu Touch (officially launched version): How to sync contacts

Now that Ubuntu Touch was officially launched today (17th October 2013): How do I sync (upload to/download from) my contacts, with my Ubuntu Touch OS?
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Ubuntu Touch import Contacts

How to import contacts in Ubuntu Touch (current release i.e. installed on 17. september)? The manage-address-books.py mentioned in the release notes seems not to exist anymore (at least I did not ...
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Need help figuring out if adding an LDAP server to my Ubuntu box that's primarily (read: exclusively) used as a plex/media server is appropriate

UPDATE: This has turned into a discussion on CalDAV/CardDAV installations, namely a server called CaliDAV -- I currently have a box running the following: Ubuntu 12.04 Pentium D 2.8GHz w/ 2 cores ...
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How to export SMS and contacts from cell phone to ubuntu

I am trying to export my text messages and my contacts from a cell phone(an Adroid Samsung Galaxy mini and a Sony Ericsson w810i) to my ubuntu laptop. Firstly I tried using Wammu and I was easily ...
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Personal organizer software for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for suggestions for software that reminds me of the birthdays and anniversary of friends, like MS Outlook. I also need to be able to import contact details from Outlook to Ubuntu.
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How do I import contacts from csv file into Ubuntu Contacts

My contacts are currently on my computer on CSV format. Is there any way to transfer them to Ubuntu Contacts?