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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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 ...
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Why are some updates not installable?

Whenever Update Manager runs, I am always left with these three options: They are obviously all related to Evolution, which does appear to still be installed, but I have never used it. This has ...
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Evolution mail client Privacy

Im using ubuntu 11.04 and default mail client as Evolution, Is there any privacy tabs as one found in Thunderbird? I wanted to block users while opening my evolution mail client, it will show the ...
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“MapiLogonProvider: Network error” with Exchange MAPI Connector

Using Ubuntu 12.04, and Exchange MAPI plugin for Evolution. I have specified the server as an IP address (as found with Google) however when I try and authenticate I get: "MapiLogonProvider: Network ...
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Sync Google Calendar Tasks with Evolution

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and prefer Evolution to Thunderbird as my mail manager and organiser. I run a gmail account and use the calendar a lot to organise future meetings,appointments and tasks.I ...
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12.04 and Evolution 3.2.3 HTML email rendering issue

I've been running the 12.04 release now for a few months and my biggest issue is selecting text (highlighting) in an HTML email that is received in Evolution 3.2.3. Attempts to select text or ...
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Evolution Install

I'm trying to install Evolution and the Ubuntu Software manager tries to install it and just stops. Evolution gets pinned to the launch bar but won't start. I then tried from the command line using ...
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How do I solve a “No such Calendar” error with Evolution and Google Calendar?

I am using a google calendar with evolution for quite a while now. I was never having any troubles. Just recently, I suppose just after an update, whenever I want to create a new event in evolution ...
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thunderbird syncs all folders

Why does Thunderbird sync all folders? While I prefer Thunderbird to Evolution, the out of the box setting is inverted for me -- Evolution never did that. In Thunderbird, I had to manually unclick ...
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evolution 3.2 not deleting duplicate email account

After upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 I found duplicate mail accounts in the Evolution listing. I removed the unwanted ones, both unsubscribing and deleting them for Preferences/Account. I also ...
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Evolution Mail Client - Not able to send mails from Yahoo

Am new to Ubuntu (only 1 day) and trying to fix the issue related to sending mails from Evolution mail client. I have configured Yahoo Mail, and I am able to receive the mails but not able to send. ...
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Removing Evolution password under KDE?

I'm using Evolution mail client under KDE. I want to get rid of entering my password each time I use it. How can I do that ?
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Evolution and Office 365

In Evolution Mail there is an option to create an account for Exchange with an OWA address. Does someone have an idea how to get the required data from Office 365 to get working in Evolution? ...
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Retrieve old Evolution address book

How can I retrieve Evolution's address book from an old install? I used the backup/restore feature of Evolution after an upgrade, but the restore was giving me problems so I had to wipe out the ...
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How to start evolution in a specific folder?

having a problem with Evolution (3.2.2). When Evolution starts, it opens the last folder I've used. How can I set that it should open alwaays the inbox after start? Couldn't find any settings. Thanx ...
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LTSP client synchronize blackberry address book & calendar with evolution

I'm trying to setup blackberry sync'ing with Evolution on a LTSP client. It works on the server. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 64bit on the server and here are the instructions I've followed to get the ...
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Automatically mark emails as read in Evolution 3.2.2?

How can I change settings in Evolution 3.2.2 so that emails are marked read once I display them? I know this is default behavior of pretty much any email client, however, I just can't find that option ...
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Restore an evolution file

I would like to use my Evolution package on a laptop. To do this I used Evolution to make a backup copy to a memory stick and attempted to use that memory stick from the laptop, in Evolution to do a ...
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How do I get Evolution Mail's RSS to work?

Playing around with Evolution Mail - it has some features that I like. I then downloaded the RSS plugin from the Software Center. Well, it didn't download because it gave me an error. Simply, how ...
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How to get GNOME Shell Calendar to sync with Google Calendar with Thunderbird installed?

On GNOME Shell, I want to use the Calendar and have it synced with my Google Calendar account, but I have Thunderbird on my computer. I have seen a couple of posts making Thunderbird default through ...
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How to subscribe to other user's calendars?

In all previous versions of Evolution that I had (up to the version included in Ubuntu 10.04), under File, there was an option to subscribe to other user's resources. This allowed to subscribe to ...
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Evolution doesn't work with university wireless network

I'm fairly new to the Linux world, specifically to Ubuntu 11.10. I started using Evolution mail to put all my email accounts, calendars and life in order, but for some reason it CANNOT update anything ...
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How do I setup a bluehost email account?

I have an bluehost's account email and recently I have installed Ubuntu 11.10. Now I want to setup my account in Evolution or Thunderbird but I can't it. I don't know if problem is about the settings ...
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Configuring Evolution from .evolution and .local/share/evolution folders

I reinstalled (not upgraded) my system from Natty to Ocelot this morning. I had backed up my home, including the ~/.* folders. I have troubles getting Evolution to work. Even though I restored the ...
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How to create or simulate a unified inbox in Evolution 3.2?

I've been using thunderbird lately and I like the unified inbox feature, where it aggregates messages in inboxes of your e-mail accounts in one place. This is also present in, for example, iOS 5. But ...
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Missing evolution mail and chat icons from panel in oneric ocelot

I had Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine. Upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and installed weather-indicator. After this, my evolution mail and chat(empathy) icons that were placed in the panel (at right-up ...
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GTK+ in Kubuntu apps look bad

I have installed Evolution email client on Kubuntu 11.10 and it's not so cute as expected. Eclipse also looks bad. I have the GTK+ Appearance plugin in KDE System Settings and already tried QTCurve ...
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Import PST in Evolution 3.2.1

How can I import a PST from Windows 2007 into Ubuntu 11.10's Evolution 3.2.1?
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Email with Evolution

Being very new to Ubuntu, which I really like, I now get the following message when I try and send an email: "gpg: skipped "xxxxxx.net": secret key not available gpg: signing failed: secret key not ...