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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Evolution - Setup screen too “long” for screen, hides OK button [duplicate]

When I set up Preferences in Evolution, the bottom part of the dialogue screen gets hidden so that I cannot see a "cancel" or "OK" button down below. Scrolling with the mouse doesn't help. How do I ...
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Evolution in 12.10 painfully slow

Since upgrading to 12.10 and what is presumably a newer version of Evolution (I never checked on 12.04) I have been having serious and annoying problems using Evolution. Just reading emails can be ...
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Copying Evolution emails from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.10

I originally had a dual boot configuration of Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7. Suddenly, something happened and I got black screen. I managed to copy my home folder via an Ubuntu live CD. I then ...
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Evolution Calendar factory error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.10 error after login -Evolution calendar I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and get this error with the Evolution calendar factory. I do not know why I am getting this. The title ...
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Dutch dictionary in Evolution for Ubuntu

I'd like to know how to install a Dutch dictionary in the mail program Evolution for Ubuntu. In Preferences I can see which dictionaries (all English) are installed but not how to add another ...
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Successful back-port of evolution 3.6.2 into 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Evolution 3.6.2 from 13.04 into 12.10? Any successful back port of evolution 3.6.2 into 12.10 ? I tried the steps and suggestions in How to install ...
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Hotmail inbox deleted after setting up evolution

I recently set up my hotmail account on evolution. I have been using thunderbird but just to see how is evolution I did so. But now when I log in to http://hotmail.com, all my emails in my inbox have ...
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12.10 error after login -Evolution calendar [closed]

Why do I, after having installed Ubuntu 12.10 for nearly 3 months, still every second log-in have this evolution epiphany calendar error. I know more people have this issue. All upgrades applied, 3 ...
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Why Evolution syncs the default Google Calendar's calendar only?

For each Google Calendar account there is a default calendar, but the user can add more calendars for example: Family, School ...etc I synced my Gmail account with evolution and it asks me whether I ...
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Evolution 3.2 non standard SMTP port

I've just been forced to update my lovely, stable Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and the process has been dreadful tbh. "improvements" to Evolution have pretty much broken it for me. My biggest gripe is that I ...
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How to install Evolution 3.6.2 from 13.04 into 12.10?

It's all in the question, really. Currently running Evolution 3.6.0 on Ubuntu 12.10 and, as anybody who has tried this at all will know, it locks up regularly with a 'saving user interface' report ...
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Evolution: Work week Print Layout only prints 5-days and not 7-Days

Some of us work 7 days (well, we like to 'map out' out week 7 days) and not 5 days. I used to like MS Outlook (pre Vista) for being able to print out my planned forthcoming 7 days scheduled week and ...
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Evolution mail and calendar icon not going away

I installed Evolution mail and calendar from the software center. I didn't like it and so I uninstalled. But the icon is not going from the dash menu. Software center: http://flic.kr/p/dAuiM6 Dash: ...
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How to delete an attachment in an email in Evolution?

I would like to delete attachments from the email in the email client Evolution (at the moment 3.2.3, Ubuntu 12.04), so my the size of the IMAP-folders will not be bloated and can be reduced.
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How to maximize Evolution

I don't like Thunderbird, so I installed Evolution. After starting the application I configured my email-account and everything seems to work without a problem. Except for one really annoying thing: ...
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12.04 to 12.10 thunderbird vs evolution

If I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 what happens to my evolution? Will I have to use Thunderbird or will I have a choice?
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Sync Android Memo with Evolution Memo

The title sums it up. Right now I know I can sync my Android memos with a Gmail account. It puts them in a Notes folder (aka a label) on Gmail. But now Im unsure how to go from gmail to Evolution. ...
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“Sender address rejected” error in Evolution

I get this error when trying to send emails. It receives emails just fine, the reported error was: RCPT TO "RECEIVER" failed: "SENDER": Sender address rejected: not logged in". Where "RECEIVER" is ...
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Can I sync Evolution's notes with Ubuntu one?

I am looking for a way to sync Evolution's notes with Ubuntu One or Google Docs. But I can find only three options on Notes section of Evolution. On this Computer CalDAV On the Web <-- Can I use ...
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Evolution Calendar without email account attached

I have been using Evolution for it's calendar for some time now. But every time I open the calendar, it asks for my email password. So today, I had enough, I deleted my email account from evolution(I ...
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Evolution email forgets all settings after reboot

My Evolution email client keeps forgetting all settings after a reboot or even a logout/login. I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a new laptop. To move my Evolution settings and email over to ...
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How to integrate Pidgin and Evolution into the message indicator?

I upgraded to 12.10, I was using Unity 2d, but as it no longer exists I moved to gnome classic, something in the upgrade seems to have change the message indicator in the "Indicator Applet Complete". ...
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How to delete a google calendar from evolution?

I just upgraded to 12.10, I get an annoying asking for password for evolution calender (I had added google calander a long time ago and I never use it) I want to remove this calender , it wont leave ...
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Attachments missing in Evolution since 12.10 upgrade

So I upgraded to 12.10 few days ago and now I cannot access attachments in my e-mails any more (on top of the bug that stops me from sending attachments larger than a certain size). Any idea how I can ...
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Evolution, the background of messages is always grey

With Evolution 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.10 all the email messages have grey backgrounds in the default theme (and every other one that I have tried). When using grey or black text, which is standard in most ...
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No more access to Google Calendar from Evolution since upgrade to 3.6 (Quantal)

After I upgraded to Quantal, evolution asked to create a new identity (as if the previous config and prefs were vanished). When creating the calendar, it can't establish a connection with the server, ...
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How to open Exchange 2010 Shared Calendar?

I'm quite new to the whole Linux world, and I'm trying to migrate the whole of my pc to Linux and show that it can keep up with all of my company requirements (we are specialized on CISCO Networking, ...
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Cannot backup Evolution folders

After using Ubuntu since 5.04 I upgraded to 12.04 5 days ago . Then the .evolution folder showed only an empty Tasks folder. I need to save my mail folder contents (hundreds of emails) but only get ...
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Email-client such as Evolution with Sent-emails -folder?

I zwitched on Desktop from Mutt to Evolution to some extent. Now I cannot find my sent emails so where are the sent -emails when they are sent with Evolution -email-program?
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How can i hide winmail.dat in Evolution?

I have a problem with the Evolution e-mail program. Since a while i get from certain people mails with the attachment winmail.dat. I have installed the evolution-experimental-plugins package for the ...
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Unable to install Evolution on Xubuntu 12.04

I had evolution 3.2.3 working on Xubuntu 12.04. But then I was tempted to upgrade my evolution to the latest and greatest so I did a bit of searching and added the following command: sudo ...
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Gnome Evolution Contacts over DavMail to an Micrsoft Exchange with autehtication does not work

The problem is that my Contacts are stored in an Exchange 2007 Server which needs authentication on login. But the Auth data is not passed through DavMail to Exchange. (Checked with WireShark.) Is ...
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How to reset evolution settings to defaults?

I have not used Evolution for long time now and I would like to reset all the settings and start from scratch. How would I be able to do this?
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Using evolution in Ubuntu comes up with this error when I send mail

The reported error was "Failed to append to mbox:///home/ralph/.local/share/evolution/mail/local#Sent: Invalid folder URI 'mbox:///home/ralph/.local/share/evolution/mail/local#Sent' Appending to ...
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How to set default paragraph style to “normal” in email replies in Evolution?

When I answer an email in Evolution 3.2.3 (Ubuntu 12.04) the new text I write has the paragraph style "normal" and is wrapped, but the quoted text of the email I answer to has the paragraph style ...
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Using 2 factor authentication syncing gmail contacts with evolution

I have been trying to get an answer to a question but all I find are links to non related subjects or suggestions to try another method. So here goes: Is is possible to get gmail contacts ...
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Evolution 3.4.3 on 12.04?

I'm currently using Evolution for my mail client on 12.04 (and no, I don't want to use Thunderbird), but the version available in the repos (3.2) has a couple of bugs (more precisely, its version of ...
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What is IMAP+? And how is it more advantageous over IMAP?

In Evolution there is an option for an 'IMAP+' server type. What is IMAP+? I noticed, if I choose IMAP+ for gmail account, two extra options appear in the receiving option tab: Use quick resync if ...
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Evolution: Broken Outbox / Sending mail takes several minutes

When I send a mail, it takes several minutes (~20) to finish this task. I can see a status bar item, percents increasing. I wouldn't mind much; the problem is that until it's done, I can't see the ...
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Need to import mail but cannot execute Evolution

My 11.10 installation is broken (long story) and I cannot boot to it. I have installed 12.04 on a separate partition, and can mount the drive containing my old Evolution files. What I want to do is: ...
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Evolution sending Email Settings

Can receive Comcast mail with evolution but cannot send. The SMTP settings record more digits when clicking the Server Configuration apply key. Sending (smtp@comcast.net:tenz222) port587 After ...
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Gmail address book in Evolution does not work

I added my Gmail address book to Evolution, but it gives me an error every time, even when choosing "use secure connection" in the address book options. The error is (I translated it on my own): ...
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Evolution slow when sending mail or switching between components

I'm fighting with Evolution. Basically it's working fine -- but it is very slow to react in certain situations. Helper questions Could it be that changing away from Bonobo has to do with ...
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How to prevent the automatic switch from an email in evolution/thunderbird to firefox when clicking on a hyperlink in the email?

When I click on a hyperlink in an email (Ubuntu 12.04, Evolution 3.2.3 or thunderbird 12, although it happened in previous versions as well), the program window (Evolution) in focus changes to Firefox ...
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How to avoid evolution adds a “,” when pressing alt?

I have an annoying problem. Every time i want to enter a mail adress in evolution, it adds a "," when pressing alt (needed to type "@"). So, when i want to send a mail to info@ubuntu.com, it gives ...
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How to make Evolution mail work with my work email address?

this is the 1st time to write here and the 1st time to use a mail client other than outlook. I tried to add my enterprise email address to evolution mail, I tried both server types exchange mapi and ...
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Evolution data migration (on update) missed all but the first “accounts” (mail, addressbook, calendar…)

Due to a system crash, I had to do a fresh install on a new computer. Luckily my harddisk was not affected -- but unfortunately the "good old 8.04" didn't want to boot from it on the new system... So ...
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Why doesn't Evolution use the login keychain?

I use evolution as an email client but it's annoying in that it doesn't use the 'login' keychain. Every time I log in there's a pop asking for the password to keychian 'Default' which is the one ...
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problem with drag and drop email in tomboy

When I click mail message in evolution and drag it into the open note either tomboy closes or comp freezes.. I have tried uninstall, restart multiple time it seems that the evolution plugin isnt ...
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Why do so many GNOME packages depend on evolution-data-server?

I was notified of some updates today, but when I looked at the list I saw that they were all about evolution-data-server and evolution-data-server-common. My first thought was that "I don't use ...