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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Migrating from Evolution to Thunderbird

I would really like to switch over to Thunderbird from Evolution. I have had a look around and haven't found a good up to date how to for migrating. I have quite a lot of emails and filters and would ...
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How can I remove “Set Up Mail” and other entries from the message indicator?

Is there any other way of removing the "Set Up Mail" and other entries from the message indicator short of uninstalling Evolution? I prefer to use GMail directly through the browser. It's beginning ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?

When I click on a link to an email address in Firefox or Google Chrome a "Welcome to Evolution" screen appears. Can I make Gmail open instead, or at the very least disable Evolution from running?
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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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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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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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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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1answer
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How to sync contacts and the calendar on Ubuntu Touch with OwnCloud

How do I synchronize contacts and calendars from OwnCloud with the Ubuntu phone?
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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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1answer
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Option to sync to Google Calendar doesn't show up in Evolution

I did a clean installation of Oneiric and since Evolution is not included by default, I added it by doing apt-get install evolution. However, when I try to create a new calendar and sync it with ...
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1answer
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Do you know any birthday reminder alternative to GBirthday?

I use the very useful and small birthday (and more) reminder tool Gbirthday a lot, but there is no Unity indicator for it (at least not yet, unless someone creates it) and you have to whitelist the ...
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How can I remove the Evolution package completely? [duplicate]

how can I remove Evolution and all related packages? I feel like I don't need them.
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Connecting Yahoo mail with Evolution

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and want to add my yahoo mail account to Evolution, how can I do that There are many resources available but no step to step accurate guide is there
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Evolution has no access to couchdb

Evolution gives the error "Cannot open addressbook". "We were unable to open this addressbook. This either means you have entered an incorrect URI, or the server is unreachable". "Details: Operation ...
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Upgrade Evolution in 14.04? No PPA and overwhelming dependancies to build

Is it reasonable to install a current version of Evolution (say 3.16.1) on Ubuntu 14.04? I added the recommended 'ppa:fta/gnome3', but I'm still only offered 3.10.4 from the Ubuntu archive. It seems ...
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How do I switch back to Evolution and ensure that it is integrated with the desktop?

I would like to use Evolution as the default mail client. Thus, I'd like to have Evolution integrated with the desktop instead of Thunderbird (especially concerning the mail symbol on the desktop bar)....
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Evolution cannot send mail from Yahoo or Hotmail

I recently installed Ubuntu and set up Evolution E-Mail. Although I can receive incoming email perfectly, I can't send any messages. These just go to the Evolution Outbox and stay there. I am using ...
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Synchronize Blackberry Address book and Calendar with Evolution Directly

Are there any applications available that can be used to safely synchronize a Blackberry smart phone directly with Evolution? I use some tools made available by barry-util from the repository, I am ...
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1answer
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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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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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Thunderbird or Evolution? [closed]

Before I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 (I formatted my harddisk and installed it), I used thunderbird. Now I wanted to test out evolution. I think it's pretty good, because there are integrated ...
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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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Why do firefox 4 and evolution always open maximized in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Prevent Unity from auto-maximizing How to keep programs from launching maximized? 11.04 Why do Firefox 4 and Evolution always open maximized in Unity? Even after you ...
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How to port email from evolution to thunderbird?

I updated ubuntu to 11.10 using the update notification. I am also switching from Xubuntu to ubuntu - gnome interface. I have been using evolution for years and would like to port the emails to ...
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How to make Thunderbird notify of new email like Evolution?

In Ubuntu when new mail arrives Evolution changes message indicator to green color. I have migrated from Evolution to Thunderbird and that is why looking for how to make Thunderbird react like ...
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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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How do I make Evolution check and notify new emails, without keeping main UI open? [closed]

How do I make Evolution keep checking my emails and notifying in the indicator applet without keeping the main UI open?
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1answer
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How to configure Evolution to use DavMail's LDAP contacts?

My doubts are in the Authentication Section: Authentication Method ?! Session? And I also don't know how to fill in the Details tab: Search base ? Search Scope ? Search filter ? How should I ...
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2answers
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How do I synchronize a Palm PDA with Evolution 2.30?

Ubuntu 10.04 allowed me to sync my Palm PDA (such as memos, calendar, address book) with Evolution using Gnome Pilot. However, in 10.10, the options for Evolution syncing in Gnome Pilot no longer ...
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1answer
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evolution error: mbox sent folder invalid URI

My dad has a POP email account, and has been using Evolution to manage it since Karmic or Lucid (with no problems). After upgrading him to Oneiric a couple days ago, when I opened evolution, it asked ...
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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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Can't find old emails after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10

Can anyone tell me where I can find my old emails that existed prior to upgrading new version of ubuntu 11.10?
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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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1answer
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Can't open Evolution CouchDB address book [closed]

Unable to open address book This address book cannot be opened. This either means that an incorrect URI was entered, or the server is unreachable. I tried the solution (and suggestions) ...
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Evolution can't connect to google contacts

Hy guys, if I want to view my gmail contacts in evolution, I get this: "requested ressource was not found" and then a link which leads me to the google developers, as if I was a developer. Email ...
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Syncing WM6 <-> Evolution… opensync-module-python missing?

I'm trying to install opensync-plugin-synce to sync my wm6 phone with Evolution, but when I try (from synaptic, also with ap-get), is: Depende: opensync-module-python but it is not installable In ...
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Syncing Calendar and Contacts with Ubuntu Phone

one topic that I find is completely neglected on the web is the question of syncing your Ubuntu Phone contacts and calendar with Ubuntu (i.e. Evolution). With a full Ubuntu on the phone I would ...
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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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Gbirthday - Is there a way to let it work with Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you know any birthday reminder alternative to GBirthday? I use the very useful and small birthday (and more) reminder tool Gbirthday a lot, but it seems not to work with ...
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Is Groupwise not supported in Evolution?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, existing Groupwise accounts do not work in Evolution. If I try to create a new account, there is no option to choose a Groupwise account. It appears that this ...
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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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How to add evolution to the messaging menu?

The item in the messaging menu (indicator-applet) related to Evolution program disappeared after reinstalling Evolution. How to I re-add it back?
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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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2answers
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Delete a calendar from Evolution

I imported my Google calendar into Evolution, now I can't find a way to delete the calendar. How do I do this?
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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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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 ...