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Hello what email client am I supposed to use in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04? I just switched to gnome and I can see there are online accounts to add all my three mail accounts (Exchange, GMail and MS Live).

I can't see any mail client preinstalled. The calendar works great integrated in top menu.

I tried to install evolution with evolution-ews. The accounts are detected at startup which also is great, but there seem to be a bug which causes evolution to be unable to access the accounts after sleep or if you go to the switch user menu or switch networks.

Solution is to reboot to get access to accounts.

The error messages in evolution are:

Failed to connect account "[email protected]".
The reported error was "Failed to authenticate: Timeout was reached".

Failed to connect calendar '[email protected] : [email protected]'
Timeout was reached

Failed to connect account "[email protected]".
The reported error was "Source '[email protected]' doesn't support prompt for credentials".

Failed to connect '[email protected]'
Failed to obtain an access token for '[email protected]': Timeout was reached

Failed to connect calendar '[email protected] : Holidays in Sweden'
Failed to obtain an access token for 'Holidays in Sweden': Timeout was reached

Failed to connect calendar '[email protected] : [email protected]'
Failed to obtain an access token for '[email protected]': Timeout was reached

Failed to connect account "[email protected]".
The reported error was "Failed to authenticate: Timeout was reached".

I don't know if this is a related bug, but it seems to be close https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1259434

Anyone else have another usable mail client?

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  • I just discovered Geary. It looks great! Simple GUI and also a gnome app. Unfortenly it doesnt look like its supporting Exchange :'(
    – OlofL
    Jun 8, 2017 at 10:50
  • It looks like lately Geary was being developed mostly by a single person, who recently took a break :).
    – Alexey
    Jun 11, 2017 at 8:53

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