Questions about the Evolution Email, Calendar and Contacts manager. This is the default email client for Ubuntu 11.04 and earlier.

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change default font properties when composing mail in evolution

I'm using Evolution as a mail client. By default it's using some fonts (really I don't know) in mail. But I would like to change the font family, size and colour when I'm composing the mail to ...
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Usinig Maildrop with Ubuntu

Due to a total burn up, literally, of my Mandriva machine yesterday I've decided to upgrade to a newer and better distro. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am slowly getting things back in shape ...
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Evolution Mail Accounts not Listed in Client

I've found many instances of this problem but have not found any resolution. I did my diligence, I think, on install of 14.04, by closely following the tutorial on things to do when upgrading; for ...
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evolution does not retrieve mails from my gmail account

I just downloaded and installed Evolution. After providing the email account details it is not retrieve my mails from the account. How can I correct this?
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Remove evolution-calendar-factory from startup

Is there a way of removing it from startup? I don't need it and I'm not using evolution at all.
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Modify the list of programs presented to open images in evolution?

In Evolution, I can open a pull down menu to select an application for opening attached image files. Since I have Gimp installed, it occurs on this list. How can I remove this option from the drop ...
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weird font size setting in different apps and random places

ever since the update from 13.10 to 14.04 i have a font-size issue. for example. With Evolution email the email will show in extremely large font-size (~18px) while the folders and menu's are ...
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Using the Evolution with an external editor?

I seek for using LibreOffice Writer or a similar tool as a mail composer and reader in the Evolution. In Windows Outlook I have used Microsoft Word directly for writing mails. Evolution default ...
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Where to configure which calendar is displayed by the default time & calendar indicator applet?

I recently upgraded to 14.04 and I love it. One thing is bothering me though: I notice that the default time & calendar indicator applet now displays calendar events. It's currently showing ...
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evolution plugin for exchange missing in 14.04

Just upgraded from 12.04 which evolution contained a plugin for MS Exchange. Can anyone tell me where I can download that plugin for 14.04? Unfortunately, the mail servers I use do not support imap ...
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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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How to set font for GTK applications on Kubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to use the same font in Kubuntu 14.04 both for native KDE apps and for GTK apps. If I use the GTK entry on System Preferences to set up the font, I see the following problems: 1: Only ...
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Compile evolution development snapshot 3.13.1

I have downloaded evolution development snapshot from this link: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution and now I have trouble compiling the source code. I am using ubuntu 14.04 and this version of ...
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How to change accels in GNOME 3.10?

Up to GNOME 3.8 you could easily change your keyboard shortcuts inside an application with dconf, but that option is deprecated now. (I've read an entry on a mailing list about that.) Unfortunately, I ...
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Evolution appears unable to store mail account details

I am trying to set up Evolution with Exchange so I can bypass Windows for a bunch of office stuff. The problem I have is that when I set up my account, Evolution just doesn't seem to be able to store ...
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Cannot remove Evolution indicator [duplicate]

I normally use Thunderbird as my email client, but the other day I accidentally started up evolution. Now the envelope icon in the indicator area contains information about both Thunderbird and ...
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Evolution options in Online Accounts dialog for Google Account

I have my Google Apps account setup in Online Accounts, mainly for use with Empathy. This has been working fine for a while. Since updating to 14.04, some new options for Evolution have appeared in ...
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how to set Evolution for pop3?

I begin using Evolution 3.2.3 with Ubuntu 12.04 instead of Microsoft Outlook 2003 with Windows XP. I have set Evolution mail account parameters according to the Outlook settings. When clicking at ...
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How To Turn off mail notification blue envelope?

I was wondering how to turn off the blue envelope notification in Ubuntu 14.04 it lights up perfectly, but it never turns off again. I need to manually delete notifications. Even if I have read the ...
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Evolution Calendar Notifications

I have a strange problems. A year(maybe longer) I switched from Evolution to Thunderbird/Lighting. Uninstalled Evolution and all is fine. I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and now I am getting old ...
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Dual-boot installed Ubuntu Touch, link Android userdata to /home/phablet, Google Chat and Calendar syncing

I did dual-boot installation of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 r302 on my Nexus 4 and would like to make a link under the /home/phablet/Pictures directory to my pictures created with Android saved in ...
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Light alternative for Unity clock applet (netbook)?

Default clock applet is heavy based on evolution ( I think it is provided by this package )indicator-datetime. For this reason, on on Ubu 14.04, it is sucking about 30mb of ram ( as for htop info ) ...
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Evolution 3.10.3 + EWS + Office365 = Calendar hangs client

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I also updated Evolution from 3.8 to Gnome PPA 3.10. My calendar is no longer accessible in Evolution. When I go to the Calendar (i.e. press the Calendar ...
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Why is the evolution-calendar-factory process running?

Why is the evolution-calendar-factory process running? Here are some of the running processes (created with ps aux --forest) lightdm \_ /usr/bin/X -core :0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten ...
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Evolution override gconftool-2 modification

We are in "beta-test" at my job to install some Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) on the network and we've got a little problem. We try to "standardize" as much as we can (with script when possible) and in the case ...
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How i can delete Evolution email completely? [duplicate]

Reason is i have configured my official account in Evolution last day and and it stuckedup, then i tried to reconfigure its not working even the removed account is showing SEND& RECV Pls help ma ...
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Bizarre problem setting up IMAP mail in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10. Thunderbird 24.2.0 Exchange EWS Provider 3.2.0-Beta76 (the latest version of the add-in). I use a hosted Exchange mail account (for several reasons - price and simplicity of synching ...
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Taskwarrior (task reminder) applet

I am trying to find a way how to integrate taskwarrior (aka task) reminders into unity and I understand the clock applet in ubuntu shows tasks from evolution-data-server. Is there a way to switch ...
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winmail.dat attachments on Evolution (Ubuntu Gnome 13.10)

Evolution doesn't show the attachments in the mails sent from Outlook, instead it shows a winmail.dat file. I have already installed evolution-plugins-experimental and restarted Evolution. I also ...
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How to manually remove a bad email message in Evolution

I am using Evolution in Ubutu 12.04 LTS. I seem to have gotten a bad email message- when I opened it and Ctrl-I to see the images, Evolution hung up as it was "formatting message" and then hung up ...
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Switch from Fedora to Ubuntu and Evolution to Thunderbird [duplicate]

Presently I have the system with Fedora 15 and Evolution 3.0.3 for emails. I'm planning to switch my OS to Ubuntu and and Thunderbird for emails. Is there any way I can do this keeping all my earlier ...
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why there is no default google task integration with evolution mail?

I have found an application on android device which is having an better integration on Android device which is named as Task and this application is developed by TAM TASKS how does this team are able ...
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Syncevolution (syncevo-dbus-server) autostart in 13.10

As stated in this bug, there are 2 files missing in 13.04 and in 13.10: /usr/lib/syncevolution/syncevo-dbus-server-startup.sh /etc/xdg/autostart/syncevo-dbus-server.desktop because of what syncevo ...
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GroupWise support on Evolution Ubuntu 13.10

We want to migrate from Windows to Ubuntu linux. In the past we used Evolution client to our mail server (Novell GroupWise 2012). This mail servers uses SOAP protocol. In the past there was an option ...
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Finding a highly customisable (compose message) email client that works with Exchange 2007!

Ubuntu: 13.04 - raring Exchange: MS 2007 Thunderbird: 1:24.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.04.1 Evolution: 3.6.4-0ubuntu1 Evolution-mapi: 3.6.2-0ubuntu1 Evolution-ews: 3.6.1-0ubuntu1 My company uses exchange ...
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MAIL FROM command missing

I am trying to send mail from Evolution and get this message: MAIL FROM command failed: No identity changes permitted. lc1sm14589093qeb.5 - gsmtp Any clues what is wrong?
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Does libmapi-2.0 exist?

After spending hours trying to compile evolution-mapi from source on 13.10, I've finally run into checking for LIBMAPI... no configure: error: libmapi wasn't found! Please install at least ...
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Stopping e-calendar-factory and e-addressbook-factory

How can I prevent e-calendar-factory and e-addressbook-factory from ever starting? If I manually kill the processes they just start up again? Between the two they are spamming google with 100 ...
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Unable to update to Evolution version 3.10.1?

I'm unable to update to the lastest stable version of evolution. I got the .tar.xz file but I cannot install it. Appreciate your assistance
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Unwanted authentication request window at login after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit) on my Dell Laptop. Since then, at each login, a dialog window entitled "Authentication request ... Please enter the password for account "...@gmail.com"." ...
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Evolution: Unable to open address book

After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 I get the following error when trying to open evolution's addressbook: This address book cannot be opened. Please check that the path /home/... exists and that ...
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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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Change reply-to in evolution

I am getting in my inbox on gmail mail from multiple addresses. When I get e-mails in gmail I can choose reply-to address. Is there such a possibility in Evolution? I know that in the advanced ...
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How to synchronize facebook calendar, events and google calendar in ubuntu 13.04?

How to synchronize facebook events, birthdays and google calendar in ubuntu. Is there any well recognized application that can sync these things and display notifications on desktop. Please help
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evolution -> thunderbird migration and archive size

I just migrated my email from evolution 3.2.3 to thunderbird. As that version of evolution is already storing email in maildir format I exported all folders by hand into mbox format (from within ...
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Does Evolution have 'zoom text' feature?

Does Evolution email client have the ability to zoom in and out of the text in both the reader panel and the composer window? I can only find this ability when you open an email in its own window - ...
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Problems with Evolution installation

I tried to install Evolution in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through Ubuntu Software Center, but ran into an error saying "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Error: The following packages have unmet ...
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Calender isn't mark for offline usage problem

I am using evolution. there is an error message in there saying Error Loading Calender. Calender isn't marked for offline usage. How Do I mark It for offline use? I don't see any box..
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ldap connection

my problem: I cant use my addressbook from memotoo in Thunderbird or Evolution when connected via ldap. I have a usual Ubuntu 13.04, without strange modifications. Config.(standard config) and ...
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How to use the default calendar indicator more effectively in 13.04

How to sync all my calendar events to the calendar indicator in ubuntu 13.04? I have got a calendar indicator on my panel next to volume but it never shows any of my events. I have got thunderbird ...