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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How do I completely remove Evolution?

The looping of Evolution factories slow the system to sudden and lengthy halts. When I access the System Monitor I can stop the individual processes that cause the problem. These processes are as ...
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What format does evolution store its mail in?

My evolution (3.0.3) has a maildir directory: ~/.local/share/evolution/mail/local/ cur/##########.######_#.username:2,S ...
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No way to update evolution? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 13.04 Unity and would like to update evolution to the latest release. It seems quite difficult as there seems to be no ppa. Or is there?
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What did evolution install and how can I safely remove all of it, wihtout screwing up unity?

I installed evolution briefly, didnt like it and tried uninstalling. $ sudo apt-get purge evolution After I checked what else was installed called evolution $ dpkg -l | grep -i evolution ii ...
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Problem in Evolution @ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Recently I have installed 12.04 LTS from 10.04. After installing & Configuration of evolution, I am getting 2 Errors. After sending mails to I am getting Your message was sent, but an error ...
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ubuntu 12.04.2 - evolution 3.2.3: Is there a Logfile?

my evo does not send mail. Servers are correct. Is there a log file to see what evolution is doing ? A few days ago, everything still was fine. Is there any other logfile, I could check ? Thanks in ...
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I need help unpacking evolution-3.8.0.tar.xz

When I right-click the file and click run, I am told: There is no application installed for “Tar archive (XZ-compressed)” files. Do you want to search for an application to open this file? When I ...
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How to update Evolution Mail Client in xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm using xubuntu 12.04, and i need to upgrade Evolution Mail Client from 3.2.3 to the latest version. Thanks.
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Minimizing Evolution to the tray

How do I minimize Evolution to its tray icon? I've installed evolution-indicator, and it does show evolution under the messaging menu, but I have no idea how to minimize it. I've installed ...
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How delete Gmail account from Evolution?

I would use evolution only to work (company email/calendar/contacts etc), but it's already set up an gmail account. Unfortunately I can't delete it because the "delete" button is disabled for this ...
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Remove Evolution integration from Gnome 3

I have just installed Gnome 3 for the first time, and I quite like it. However, there is one really annoying detail: Evolution. It's essentially a total, buggy clusterquack. I'd like to have it ...
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Where are the Evolution data files stored?

Given that I do use Evolution, and that I have the Ubuntu 12.10, and that I have neither a ~/.evolution nor a ~/.gconf/.evolution file, where are the evolution files please? In particular, every time ...
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evolution mapi not working in 13.04

After installing evolution-mapi in Ubuntu 13.04, I am getting this error (evolution:8018): camel-CRITICAL **: camel_provider_list: Could not load ...
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Sharing Evolution Mail local folders

Is it possible to share the local folders from one Evolution client to another? How? Thanks.
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Evolution setup

I can't access my email with Evolution. There is nowhere to enter the ISP password in the setup procedure, only a note to say that the password will be asked for at first login. But there is no first ...
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How to debug LDAP addressbook connection in Evolution

When searching an address book on an active directory I get the error: Cannot get contact list: LDAP error 0x1 (Operations error) how can I get more detailed information?
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Are these terminal commands safe for installing Evolution 3.8.0?

I run 12.04 and want to update my Evolution to 3.8.0. I found a solution and would appreciate help knowing, whether it is correct and safe. Any better solutions are welcome. I have never compiled from ...
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Can't find/remove online account from Evolution

I have two accounts set up in evolution that I'm not able to remove nor from Evolution itself neither from the online account panel. In evolution the "Delete" button is disabled when I select those ...
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Google Calendar Events do not appear in Evolution

I am trying to sync Google Calendar with Evolution email client. I am not able to see any of my calendar events in Evolution, however when in the Gnome Shell, I can see the events listed in the clock ...
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How can I unistall Evolution without removing Gnome?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with the Gnome desktop. When I installed Gnome, it automatically installed Evolution mail client. I'd like to remove Evolution, but when I try to uninstall it through the ...
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How to export/save Evolution contacts as seperate .vcf files?

Is there any command or short-cut for saving evolution contacts as separate .vcf files rather than a list.vcf in Ubuntu 10.04?
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Change default mail client [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to change my default mail client (To Evolution), I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and Linux but I've gone to System Settings >Details > Default Applications & ...
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Google calender Evolution sync no longer working

One of my favorite Unity features is when you click the date-time indicator it tells you upcoming events in your calender. I have evolution set up to sync with my Google Calender. I recently changed ...
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How do I enable a CalDAV server (in an OwnCloud installation) to send email reminders for events?

I have a Lubuntu 12.10 server set up in VMWare VirtualBox with an OwnCloud 4.5.6 installation. One of OwnCloud's functions is as a CalDAV server. OwnCloud's web front-end doesn't yet have an interface ...
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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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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, ...