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You might want to take a look at an application called desktop-webmail It can be installed by clicking on the little icon next to the link or simply by executing following command: sudo apt-get install desktop-webmail Then go to "Applications > Internet > Desktop Webmail" and set your web email service. Finally go to "System > Preferences > Preferred ...


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To set GMail as the default for mailto links in Ubuntu 11.10 : Install gnome-gmail Edit ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list and add the line below: x-scheme-handler/mailto=gnome-gmail.desktop; Open System Info (use the Dash) and under Default Applications change Mail to Gnome Gmail


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You can install Ubuntu’s New Web Apps Feature of Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10. This will allow you to integrate your Gmail and Google Calender to the desktop, and make them first class citizen on your computer. This will allow for system notification pop-ups, HUD integration, and other Unity features. This is how to install it: Open the Terminal and type these ...


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You're not going to find a client that does Gmail via IMAP and treats labels as labels instead of folders. This is because IMAP shows Gmail's labels as folders, so any email client that you use is going to see folders, not labels. So really, your question boild down to: Is there a desktop mail client that treats IMAP folders as if they were labels? To that,...


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gnome-gmail lets you do exactly that. This is what reads from the Description section in the control file of gnome-gmail package. support for Gmail as the preferred email application in GNOME To install gnome-gmail, run this command: sudo apt-get install gnome-gmail After installing, open gnome-gmail and adjust your settings. However, if and when ...


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Oddly, I couldn't find a simple way to do this in Lucid, so I wrote one: cat ~/bin/mailto #!/bin/sh # mailto: a handler for mailto:user@example.com pseudo-uris case $1 in mailto:*) addr=`echo $1 | sed 's/^mailto://'` ;; *) addr=$1 ;; esac url="https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=1&view=cm&fs=1&tf=1&to=$addr" # xdg-open ...


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Gmail Notifier is probably the best option for what you are trying to accomplish.


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There is an option for that in firefox. Edit -> Preferences -> Applications -> mailto or Firefox menu -> Options -> Options -> Applications -> mailto


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You can install the package gm-notify [Install gm-notify] Otherwise, open up the Software Center (on the launcher), then do a search for "gm-notify". Once you've found it, mark it for installation, then go click "Install". Once that's done, you can launch it from the Applications lens by typing in "Gmail" and selecting it. Once it's launched, you can then ...


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Just install gnome gmail sudo apt-get install gnome-gmail Then open it. You should get a prompt asking whether you want it to be your default mail client. Say Yes. Works on 11.10.


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When you enable two-step verification on a Gmail account you then need to generate an application specific password for each program you want to access your account. This will be different to your normal Gmail password (which will no longer work on it's own) To do this log into your Gmail account and then go to the Google account settings. Click Edit ...


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Make sure thunderbird is closed. Just go to the file browser and type CTRL+H to reveal hidden files, then delete the .thunderbird folder. After that, thunderbird should open fine.


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Try installing the gm-notify package, this will give you : notifications on new mail, integration with the messaging indicator.


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gm-notify : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gm-notify It integrates best for notifying, but not for managing the e-mail straight from it (like checkgmail) or describing the content of the e-mail after the notification.


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It's not exactly like in GMail but there is an option View -> Group by Threads or CTRL+T to group a thread in Evolution.


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I had the same issue and when I issued "postconf |grep smtp|grep CA" all the variables were empty: smtp_tls_CAfile = smtp_tls_CApath = smtpd_tls_CAfile = smtpd_tls_CApath = Here's how I fixed it; I assume your Ubuntu install created the CA path that contains all known CAs on the internet: /etc/ssl/certs, and Equifax is there. All you're missing in ...


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In Firefox: Go to Edit -> Preferences -> Applications Select "mailto" in the "Content Type" list. Select "Use Gmail" in the Action list.


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You should be able to look at threaded conversations by selecting the threaded view.Look at the View menu.I use CTRL+T to turn on the threaded view.


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You'd need a script that periodically resolves the domain and updates firewall rules with the latest IP. Instead, try this method: Domains like these often have multiple IPs associated with them. Use host domain.tld to get a list: $ host smtp.gmail.com smtp.gmail.com is an alias for gmail-smtp-msa.l.google.com. gmail-smtp-msa.l.google.com has address 74....


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For me, Unity Mail resolved the issue. apt-get install unity-mail or install it from Ubuntu Software Center searching for Unity Mail.


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Why not use Ubuntu One for it? Its already integrated in OS.


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Offline GMail Extension for Chrome You can convert it into a complete offline application by going to Wrench -> Tools -> Create Application Shortcuts. It offers amazing integration with GMail (labels, priority inbox, multiple accounts, conversation view, etc) and was ported from the iPad interface of GMail, which makes it look very cool. This runs ...


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You could just use the gmail web client. Or you can go into evolution and add your google account as an address book:


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Ok, self answering my question. gnome-gmail-notifier works on Unity and Unity 2D too if you follow these steps: type in Terminal: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "['all']" log out log in Edit: if you are using Unity 2D this bug makes 'all' not working. A patch has been approved for Oneiric but not released yet. Workaround: ...


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The documentation and API examples can be found here. http://unity.ubuntu.com/projects/unity/ A few tutorial can be found here to help you with starting [Not so much for now] http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/tutorials/all/ if you are concerned with gmail unread count, there is already an solution for this. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/08/unity-...


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No, you can use a lot of other email clients like: Unity Mail Evolution Geary to get email notifications. There some more. The german Ubuntuusers Wiki has a nice list with email clients.


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You can start Ubuntu Web Browser by $ webbrowser-app <address> $ webbrowser-app https://mail.google.com Press Super (Windows key) type Startup Application. Click Add. Enter whatever you want to run at startup. For eg unity-webapps-gmail (replace firefox). Click Add & Close Next time you login it will launch gmail (or whatever you entered) ...


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Unsubscribing the "important" folder can resolve the issue. This can be done by right-clicking any folder in the inboxes panel and clicking "Subscribe...". That will load all folders Thunderbird is currently watching, and you can untick the box to unsubscribe from "Important". You can find further information on imap folders and subscription in this ...


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I use CloudSN (Cloud Services Notification). It supports gmail, google reader, pop3, imap, twitter, identi.ca http://chuchiperriman.github.com/cloud-services-notifications/ (PPA available) The best part is that it supports multiple accounts.


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Thunderbird's the easiest to set up for GMail IMAP, as it has all the info re: their servers/ports/ssl settings already. In my experience it's the most customizable with regards to filters, etc as well.



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