I'm using xubuntu 12.04, and i need to upgrade Evolution Mail Client from 3.2.3 to the latest version. Thanks.


This will install Evolution 3.6.4. To install it, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:support-bec/evolution
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install evolution

Once done you will get:

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  • Can i install it on top of the old version? Or i need first to uninstall the old version? Thanks. – amrfaissal May 25 '13 at 15:20
  • I tried it and it worked, but with no data. I have to say, just to be safe, backup your data, and then restore on 3.6.4, if anything goes wrong. – Mitch May 25 '13 at 15:26
  • Ukh it gives this when i try to update: Failed to fetch ppa.launchpad.net/support-bec/evolution/ubuntu/dists/precise/… 404 Not Found !! – amrfaissal May 25 '13 at 15:36
  • I got the same error, but it installed OK. – Mitch May 25 '13 at 15:40
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    Seems this PPA only has packages for 12.10 and 13.10 now, which is what's causing the 404 errors. Anyone know of any alternatives? – Aaron B. Russell Jan 7 '14 at 15:20

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