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 fades when not in focus, how to turn off?

I'm running Evolution 3.18.5.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 in Unity. When the window loses focus, everything becomes "faded". How would I turn that off?
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Evolution tasks attachments

What happens to an attached file in an Evolution mail task? Is it linked or appended?
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How to export the Evolution addressbook as csv-file

The export of the Evolution addressbook as vcf/vCard is easy: File/Save Addressbook as vcf. But how about exporting as csv-file?
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evolution not accepting my hotmail password

I have been struggling for a while with evolution not accepting my hotmail account password for receiving emails. The sending of email is not a problem. I also have a gmail account which works fine ...
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Can't send ongoing messages in any e-mail client on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new in Ubuntu. Recently I've started to have the problem with sending messages from all my e-mail clients (Evolution, Thunderbird). I'm still able to receive them, but when trying to send any ...
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Evolution mail - backup readable and searchable

I'm using Evolution to link to my institute's Exchange Web Server (EWS), the problem is that the storage space of the latter is very limited. What I am looking for is the following: Previously, ...
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Has anybody a working AOL account in Gnome?

In Ubuntu-Gnome's online accounts I'm trying to add AOL as a SMTP/IMAP account. But it never connects. It works though using Evolution only. Maybe it's a control panel bug?
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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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Evolution mail says I have 700 mails but my inbox is empty

My inbox is empty when I try to link gmail to evolution mail client, anyone can help?
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attachment notification for evolution is wrong or bug?

Missing attachment notification for email with attachment and email without attachment maybe marked with attachment. Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 (updated to as of today) Evolution version 3.18.5.2 anyone ...
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How to update Evolution email client

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, which comes with Evolution 3.10. Sadly the 3.10 version is far too buggy to be used. How can I update to a newer version? Or is that is not possible, downgrade to an earlier ...
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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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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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How to merge duplicate contacts from evolution

Is there a way to merge two contacts in evolution or with another program relying on evolutio-data-server? I found this two options but they are pretty much out of date: Plugin, Perl Script
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Evolution messages keeps coming back after uninstall and install

I am unable to perform a fresh installation of Evolution. I tried all the methods given in the post How do I completely remove Evolution?. But it doesn't help. After I uninstall and reinstall I end ...
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KUbuntu 16.04 Networks not displaying and WIFI networks

I've been searching for a resolution for the past week after applying updates (No idea what update broke this). Anyway WIFI is working just fine but because there is no connected WIFI network in the ...
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Push e-mail for mail clients instead of timed polling?

I've installed Ubuntu onto my on-the-go laptop. I end up sending and receiving mail often, and sometimes quite quickly with people replying immediately. I have two accounts, one of which is my ...
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Evolution keeps asking me for password authentication (gnome shell)

Every time I open my dash, I see the dash display as normal. But once I type into the dash search bar, I receive a request for password authentication for evolution. This is incredibly frustrating! ...
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Networkmanager does not know that I am online, after resuming from hibernate

The following question is very close to this question. When closing the lid of my notebook or going to hybernate and waking up my Ubuntu Mate 16.04 machine, the nm-applet shows, that I am offline. ...
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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 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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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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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 cur/####...
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What happend to evolution-mapi in 16.04

I am new here and i come frome austria. My primary language is german so please excuse me for my bad english. The only questian i have is, what happend to the evolution-mapi in ubuntu 16.04. I've ...
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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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dpkg-divert after disabling evolution

Since I don't use evolution, I decided to disable it by following these directions: http://askubuntu.com/a/694515/381089 The poster says that, "This should be done using dpkg divert and whatever, to ...
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sendmail and local mail server?

For testing emails I don't want to actually send an email out (and can't anyway as ISP blocks port 25). I have installed Sendmail, and what I want to do is install a mail server on the same pc that ...
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Getting Gnome-Calendar to run with Unity (integrate gmail calendars)

I upgraded Ubuntu to 16.04 and came across the calendar application. However, in tutorials I found online I could see people integrating gmail accounts from the calendar settings menu. I could only ...
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How can I get German language in Evolution for Ubuntu 16.04?

In Ubuntu 16.04, Evolution comes only with English language on a German installation. How can I install or configure the German language pack for Evolution.
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Can no longer access contacts in Evolution

A couple of weeks ago, when I tried switching to the Contacts tab of Evolution, the entire application froze. Well, that sometimes happens with Evolution – so I simply called killev, also took care ...
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Evolution - Cannot see POP account

I am running the latest version of Xubuntu (16.04) and installed evolution 3.18.5.2 using the software app. I added two IMAP accounts without an issue. However I am having a problem with a POP3 ...
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Why evolution 3.18 creates multiple copies in the send folder?

When sending a mail with evolution 3.18.5.2 the window of the composed mail stays open on the following status "Storing send message to 'INBOX/Sent' (100% complete)" When quitting this, the sent mail ...
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Exchange MAPI Authentication Loop

Ubuntu 15.10 Evolution 3.16.15 Trying to access my work's Exchange MOBI server (curse you, proprietary Activesync), but authentication just hangs and continually asks for my password. User and ...
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HTML Signature in Evolution

I've tried cut and pasting the html code for my email signature that works fine in various other email clients and doing it in html formating, not text, when saving the signature, but the code never ...
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Evolution ews connection to exchange suddenly stopped working (unauthorized)

I was using Evolution with the EWS (Exchange Webservices) Connector for quite a while and everything was working well. Then from one day to the next, without any configuration change I know of, I ...
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Unable to connect to Verizon POP Email under DSL

Problem Description Prior to this problem, using Verizon for my standard Telephone connection. Updated my Telephone line to use DSL last Month DSL part working perfect Past two weeks ...
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How can I hide the Task sidebar in Evolution calendar?

I would like to hide the taskbar on the right shown in Evolution Calendar.
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How to completely remove evolution including configuration?

I want to remove all of evolution since it's missed up (takes an eternity to load mails, probably need to clean up my gigant gmailbox). So, I've done sudo apt-get purge evolution , removed my google ...
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Getting latest version of evolution on Ubuntu 14.04

How do I install the latest version of Evolution on Ubuntu 14.04 ? I have tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fta/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install evolution This installs ...
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Is there a simple task planner for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using gnome-fallback on my desktop and looking for a simple calendar/planner app in which I can easily make notes of the appointments and afterwards it reminds me of my appointments using some ...
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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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How to run the Evolution Calendar?

I just installed the Evolution Calendar to try its CalDAV features. However, it is not showing up in the Lens. Must it be started from the command line? Exactly how? Update I: This looks like a ...
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About Mail `Authentication Request`?

I've installed Evolution, after that I've opened it, from that on-wards still I'm getting the mail Authentication Request as given below, I've uninstalled Evolution though,still at each time of ...
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Google Authentication not found error JHBUILD, Configuring Evolution Data Server

I have recently installed jhbuild. On running jhbuild build gnome-calendar i was on 46th step of building [46/47] which is related to evolution-data-server while configuring I get this error at the ...
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Need to migrate Microsoft office outlook .pst file in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver.

i am migrating my system Microsoft in to Ubuntu 14.04 ver. so i have my existing .pst file how can i configure in Ubuntu ? i have configure in Evolution mail client which is successfully ...
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evolution 3.16 cannot open encrypted office 365 message

I have successfully configured Office 365 with Evoltion 3.16.x in Ubuntu 15.10. While most emails can be read easily, the ones that are encrypted fail to open up with the following message Could not ...
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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 online account from evolution

I am using Evolution for my company mail account and I have a GMail account. I am using GMail Notify Gnome extension, which notifies me if I have unread messages in my GMail account. GMail Notify ...
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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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Exchange with Evolution or any other mail client

I see other questions about this, no answers and no one with a completely similar question. I work for a place with an Exchange 2007 server. There is an http://owa.ourserver.com that is accessible ...