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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Boot does not go ahead Gnome icon

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS. Yesterday I uninstalled evolution and it's components using the command sudo apt-get remove evolution* which freed something around 40 MB data. After which I tried to ...
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How to integrate Google tasks in evolution 3.12

Evolution 3.12 is said to support Google tasks, but how? I use Xubuntu, so no Gnome Online Accounts, as far as I see. Thanks for any help.
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Evolution Mail and Calendar Authentication Error

I am having a problem in adding my gmail id in Evolution Mail and Calendar. There is always this authentication error message. What are the possible reasons for this error?
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bogofilter issue. How do I reset the “learning of bogofilter”

My bogofilter puts good emails into spam. I would like to know how to reset all the "learning" so that I can train it again. Uninstalling bogofilter seem to uninstall the program but not the "learned ...
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Evolution Error: Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s)

For two days now Evolution reports the following error when I try to connect to my university’s mail-server: imap.server.name:993« gescheitert: Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common ...
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not able to configure exchange mail in evolution

Recently I am start using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. for my corporate exchange mail, I found evolution mail client with mapi plugin. while configuring everything goes fine (i.e. password authentication ...
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Correct password is not accepted for Evolution

Evolution does not accept my password when I try to send/receive mail. I have set up my gmail account in Evolution with these settings: SEND: smtp.gmail.com RECEIVE: pop.gmail.com (also tried imap ...
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migrate from Thunderbird to Evolution without re-downloading IMAP mails

I have about 3GB mails hold for offline usage in my thunderbird and it would take quite a while on a slow iinternet connection to re-download them all again in evolution. Is there a way to install ...
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Evolution calendar error

evolution will not sync with my Google, every time I reinstall the same error apears; that is for authentication with my Gmail, when I put in the correct password it refuses to work, saying that the ...
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How to keep my data during upgrading?

I'm currently still on Ubuntu 8.10 and now wish to upgrade the latest version (14.04 at the time of writing). First of all is it safe to update from such an old version? What problems should I expect ...
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Evolution MAPI & Evo EWS not workining in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded my laptop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS without problems. First thing I tried is to reconnect Evo to our company's Exchange server. So I installed evo-mapi and the evo-ews package ...
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Exchange online account: Failed to find ASUrl and OABUrl in autodiscover response

I have configured an Exchange online account that was working flawlessly for the last months. It is a company account for Office 365 and I'm using https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx as ...
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How to set company gmail account on Empathy

Hi, We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our company. I am given Google email for business with email id like sunny@mycompany.com. All of our staff is using empathy for internal communication as well as ...
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Can I safely use evolution 3.12.4-0ubuntu1 in Ubuntu 14.04?

Can I safely use evolution 3.12.4-0ubuntu1 in Ubuntu 14.04? The current version (3.10.4) in the repository has a fatal flaw - creating new folders crashes Evolution. This is apparently fixed in 3.12....
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How to change the default location of Evolution mail folder to another device

I have two HDD. dev/sdb : 74 gb dev/sda : 500 gb The boot loader is in sdb. Now the problem is due to heavy emails in evolution, the drive is overloaded and throwing error of low disk space. I ...
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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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Sync Evolution with Android apps through Owncloud or other centralised online source

I'm hoping someone can help with this as I'm so close to achieving my perfect workflow environment. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a laptop and an android smartphone. Overall what I'd like to ...
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Can't authenticate with exchange server

I'm using Evolution with evolution-mapi to access an Exchange e-mail server. It has worked flawlessly in the past, but recently it will fail to authenticate, asking my password endlessly. If I enter ...
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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 someone....
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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 /userdata/...
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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 task/...
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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 ...