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 to change accels in GNOME 3.10?

Up to GNOME 3.8 you could easily change your keyboard shortcuts inside an application with dconf, but that option is deprecated now. (I've read an entry on a mailing list about that.) Unfortunately, I ...
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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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Is there a way to move system folders in Evolution to the top?

I like to have Sent, Junk and Trash folders just below the Inbox, like in Thunderbird. Is it possible in Evolution?
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How can I synchronize an Ubuntu Server with an email-account via SyncMl/ ActiveSync?

To clarify my question: I have an Ubuntu Server, and an email-account on (at/with?) a webmail provider using Horde as their system. So they offer synchronization via SyncMl and ActiveSync. Now I ...
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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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Evolution apparently deleting messages from inbox

I have a user running Evolution on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and with only one account (Exchange MAPI). The problem is that, apparently, Evolution is deleting emails from the inbox. The user also has a mobile ...
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Ubuntu rendering fonts in a weird manner

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The fonts were working fine so far, but have suddenly started rendering in a weird manner. Either they're being chopped off or are removing any preceding ...
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Include signature for new messages only. Evolution mail client

Previously I found on Thunderbird, there's a option called checkbox: Include signature for replies. If I un-select this box, Thunderbird adding signature only for the new messages. Not for replies. ...
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Restoring Evolution email data files after upgrade

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS via a bootable USB flash drive. I now have to start over and get everything back to looking like it did before the upgrade. When installing Evolution it ...
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Can I safely use evolution 3.12.4-0ubuntu1 in Ubuntu 14.04?

Can I safely use evolution 3.12.4-0ubuntu1 in Ubuntu 14.04? The current version (3.10.4) in the repository has a fatal flaw - creating new folders crashes Evolution. This is apparently fixed in 3.12....
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Sync Evolution with Android apps through Owncloud or other centralised online source

I'm hoping someone can help with this as I'm so close to achieving my perfect workflow environment. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a laptop and an android smartphone. Overall what I'd like to ...
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Usinig Maildrop with Ubuntu

Due to a total burn up, literally, of my Mandriva machine yesterday I've decided to upgrade to a newer and better distro. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am slowly getting things back in shape ...
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Stopping e-calendar-factory and e-addressbook-factory

How can I prevent e-calendar-factory and e-addressbook-factory from ever starting? If I manually kill the processes they just start up again? Between the two they are spamming google with 100 packets/...
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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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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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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 apt-add-...
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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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sync evolution contacts and calendar with owncloud

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I would like to sync Evolution with Owncloud and my Android. I have Android and Owncloud talking fine but the problem is with Evolution and Owncloud. I have ...
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How can I migrate Mbox emails to new version of Evolution?

How can I convert my old Mbox emails so that I can read them in the new version of Evolution? I am using Evolution 3.10.4 under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I cannot read my previous Evolution emails, ...
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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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evolution error in ubuntu :The reported error was Could not connect to imap.gmail.com:993: TCP connection reset by peer

I am trying to send and receive mail on Evolution but again and again I get this message : Could not connect to imap.gmail.com:993: TCP connection reset by peer I enabled imap in gmail but still ...
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How do I make use the of signing into google under online accounts? 14.04

New to ubuntu and linux, and so far I'm loving it. But one question I have is how can I make better use of the online accounts, specifically google. I found this in the help: Evolution, the email ...
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Evolution still can't connect to google contacts

Here Evolution can't connect to google contacts I can read: A solution is to install gnome-online-accounts, then enter your google account information in it. It will take care of the ...
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Syncing Evolution and Office365 calendar

I have used the evolution-ews package and successfully set up email sync to my office365 account. The names of my calendars appear under the account in calendar view, but there are no appointments ...
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Cannot delete Hotmail account from Evolution

I had a Hotmail account set up in my Ubuntu online accounts. After upgrading to 15.04 (I believe, but maybe it happened earlier), that account somehow became corrupt - and now in fact there is no more ...
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Evolution Snooze Button Greyed out

I have my Evolution Calendar set for reminders. It sent my alert today, but the Snooze options were greyed out. I see there are some other questions about items greying out, but they are mentioning ...
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Does anyone experience the black frame around emails in Evolution?

Emails in Evolution 3.10.4 are surounded by a black frame. I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. The screenshot is here:
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Ubuntu/Gnome Calendar bidirectional sync with google calendar

Heyho folks, so I am struggling with this problem for a while now and I cannot find a clear answer to be honest. I am using the California Calendar and have my GOA for Google set up as well. The ...
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Gmail categories in Evolution

How do I capture Gmail categories using Evolution? I'm looking for something to let me see Uncategorized, Soc.net., Notifications, Discussions, and other in different folders; or somehow else divide ...
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How to Sync Evolution Tasks and Notes Using Syncevolution

I've installed syncevolution and sync-ui and configured my memotoo account. Memotoo is set up to sync calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes. Calendar and contacts sync perfectly, but tasks and notes do ...
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Exchange online account: Failed to find ASUrl and OABUrl in autodiscover response

I have configured an Exchange online account that was working flawlessly for the last months. It is a company account for Office 365 and I'm using https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx as ...
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How to set company gmail account on Empathy

Hi, We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our company. I am given Google email for business with email id like sunny@mycompany.com. All of our staff is using empathy for internal communication as well as ...
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Can't authenticate with exchange server

I'm using Evolution with evolution-mapi to access an Exchange e-mail server. It has worked flawlessly in the past, but recently it will fail to authenticate, asking my password endlessly. If I enter ...
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Evolution Mail Accounts not Listed in Client

I've found many instances of this problem but have not found any resolution. I did my diligence, I think, on install of 14.04, by closely following the tutorial on things to do when upgrading; for ...
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weird font size setting in different apps and random places

ever since the update from 13.10 to 14.04 i have a font-size issue. for example. With Evolution email the email will show in extremely large font-size (~18px) while the folders and menu's are ...
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Dual-boot installed Ubuntu Touch, link Android userdata to /home/phablet, Google Chat and Calendar syncing

I did dual-boot installation of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 r302 on my Nexus 4 and would like to make a link under the /home/phablet/Pictures directory to my pictures created with Android saved in /userdata/...
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Evolution 3.10.3 + EWS + Office365 = Calendar hangs client

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I also updated Evolution from 3.8 to Gnome PPA 3.10. My calendar is no longer accessible in Evolution. When I go to the Calendar (i.e. press the Calendar ...
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Bizarre problem setting up IMAP mail in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10. Thunderbird 24.2.0 Exchange EWS Provider 3.2.0-Beta76 (the latest version of the add-in). I use a hosted Exchange mail account (for several reasons - price and simplicity of synching ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 tasks attachments

What happens to an attached file in an Evolution mail task? Is it linked or copied?
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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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How to change the format of the default subject of forwarded messages?

I am using Evolution for my emails at work. When forwarding a message, the default subject is [Fwd: Original Subject] How can I configure it such that it does not add the square brackets by ...
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Impossible to sync Yahoo calendars with Ubuntu

I've been struggling with using Yahoo and Ubuntu. It's impossible to sync Yahoo Calendar with Ubuntu (all versions, even 16.04) desktop calendar apps, due to wrong url I assume. The correct one is ...