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Questions relating to the management, synchronization and use of contact data within Ubuntu

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“Evolution Mail” Automate creation of “available categories” according to “CATEGORIES” field from Contacts files

I'm using a local address book. When importing contact cards into "Evolution Mail", the "CATEGORIES" field is sometimes already filled in. However, it is impossible to display these categories if not ...
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“Evolution Mail” Assign multiple contacts to the same category / Attribuer plusieurs contacts à une même catégorie

Seems it is not possible to select several contacts in Evolution to add them to the same category. Seems I need to edit them individually, what can be a long and repetitive process. Any help or advice ...
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Evolution plugin for Exchange not showing contacts

I was attempting to sync my contacts & calendar from outlook.com. Did some searching around and ran into 2 options, Evolution & Thunderbird. Evolution has a really nice look and feel, and like ...
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Crossplatform Contact & Agenda server

Hi fear that I'm asking for the impossible here, but I feel like I should at least ask... I'm searching for a way of syncing my contacts and agenda between : My webmail RainLoop (only for contacts) ...
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How to integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird?

I have contacts in Gnome Contacts and I want to integrate/sync them with Thunderbird. How do I integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird? Note: Due to the replies received, I should mention that ...
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Email Contacts Calendar software with Google Sync

I'm searching for an application that can do this. Currently I'm using Evolution but I don't really like it.
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Ubuntu Touch - Editing Contact Details

How do I edit a contacts details (e.g. mobile number) to show it is a UK or another country number? I can see what country it is from the prefix code, but in the mobile number section I can only ...
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Evolution dismissed as “less secure app” by Google

I know this issue has been discussed countless times before, but I am still baffled. I have tried switching to Evolution many times, and setting up the Google email and calendar account, looks so ...
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How can I use Google Contacts in Gnome Contacts?

I open Gnome Contacts (left) I click on Online Accounts I added my Google Account (right) I restart Gnome Contacts Result: It still doesn't show my Google Contacts. Question: How can I use Google ...
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Problem with copying “/home/phablet/” from ubuntu phone to Linux PC

I am going on holiday, and am scared of loosing my Ubuntuphone which has all my contacts and SMS text messages. I have read the article on here about backup which says to copy /home/phablet/ (on the ...
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Ubuntu Phone: Sending messages to multiple contacts over messaging-app

Since i changed my phone number, i want to send most of my contacts a sms with my new number. On Ubuntu Phone this is very unconvient because the application has to switch to the contact register for ...
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Blocking numbers in Ubuntu Touch

Is there a way to block a phone number that you are either receiving text or calls from in Touch? I have looked in the contacts and it does not seem that you can even block numbers from there either.
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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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How do you move contact(s) between addressbooks in Ubuntu Touch?

I have created new contact in Personal addressbook. How do I move it to different addressbook? I would expect this option in contact edit, but it's not there :-) (Reason: personal addressbook is not ...
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How to integrate Google contacts and calendar in Ubuntu 15.10?

So I've added my Google account to the online-accounts in the system settings, but unfortunately Gnome programs like Gnome Contacts and California Calendar can't access any information from it. I read ...
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Contacts / Address Book equivalent to OS X 'Contacts'

This is more a suggestion/observation than a straight question. As most elderly people I started with DOS, then Windows but after that I switched to OS X and now, I would like to (at 73 years old) ...
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How do I manage groups in Empathy in recent releases?

I want to manage some Google (google talk, hangouts, whatever) contacts in groups, like I used to. Specifically I want to move some contacts from Ungrouped to existing groups. Unfortunately, I can't ...
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How to purge all contacts

How can I purge all my contacts on my bq E5 Ubuntu Edition? I am am just trying to fill my new E5 with the thousands of contacts I have on my old Communicator. Soon I will get repeated contacts, or ...
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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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Ubuntu phone - How can I delete the contacts in my phone book properly?

I am importing my contacts into my personal address book in the following way: syncevolution --import /path/to/file/allcontacts.vcf backend=evolution-contacts To keep them updated I delete all the ...
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How to set-up Contacts to work with Google Contacts?

First, I added my Google Account to the app Online Accounts found in the Unity Launcher of Ubuntu 15.04: Second, I launched the app Contacts from the Unity launcher and clicked on the button Online ...
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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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IMAP email/contacts/calendar

I am looking for a program that will handle to the sync of my IMAP @hotmail.com account. Had a look at Thunderbird and Evolution and I can't seem to see how the sync a the calendar or contacts that I ...
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How to add/import contact details via QR code in ubuntu touch?

my steps : Select contacts> new contact> click on + button (which looks like empty contact image) > select tagger app > only option shown is "insert code content" It is not possible to paste ...
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Forwarding contact via SMS Ubuntu BQ Aquaris 4.5

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris 4.5. I am looking for a way of forwarding a contact in my address book to another contact via a text message. Can't seem to find a simple way to forward a contact via SMS ...
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How to add evolution contacts to libreoffice in vivid (possibly libreoffice-evolution issue)

I found several tutorials to achieve this, however there is no option to add an evolution address book in LibreOffice on my installation, neither with stock LibreOffice nor with the updated one (...
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bq aquaris e4.5 ubuntu many problems

This morning I received the phone (bq ubuntu edition) and arrived several problems: after updates that required me to have disappeared icons of some applications and and left with the caption, the ...
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desktop contact manager with access to gmail api?

I'm looking for a desktop application for Ubuntu that can handle my contacts from gmail.
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Ubuntu Touch: Add contact list and calendars

I successfully set up the synchronization of my Owncloud server's default calendar and default contact list based on this askubuntu thread. I have more than one calendar and contact list on my ...
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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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How can I display the familly name first in the addressbook on Ubuntu Touch?

I just want to display it in the format Famillyname, Firstname Doe, John
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Synchronisation Of Contacts In Evolution Via CardDAV (Baikal)

I try to establish a CardDAV account in evolution using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I use the URL https://www.MYSERVER.de/baikal/card.php/principals/USER/with an SSL-connection. This works on iPhones, ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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How can contacts and calendars be synchronised?

In all the articles and reviews about Ubuntu Phone, I have been missing one crucial information: What protocols are supported to synchronise your contacts and calendars with your device? CalDav/...
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How do I sync contacts with my online account? [duplicate]

I've just got my new Ubuntu Touch, how do I import my contacts if I have them saved in my Google account?
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Google contacts sync on Ubuntu Touch

Why doesn't google contacts synchronization work on my Ubuntu touch? Is there is another way to copy my contacts? I saved it on my SIM card but there are no options to show my SIM's contacts How ...
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Evolution: How to change default sort criteria in address book?

I am new to evolution. Running 3.10.4 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04 I want to sort contacts in my address book "Full name", so that my friend "Anna Banana Cake" is shown as "Anna Banana Cake" and not "Cake, ...
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Is it possible to remove gnome-contacts in 14.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 after coming back from using Mint. I'm cleaning up some of the software that comes installed that I don't need or want. One of those applications is gnome-...
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How to integrate google adressbook into contacts?

I am working with Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) Unity. I have successfully integrated my gmail account in online-accounts. This works well, e.g. I can see my calendar events. I have also enabled the option "...
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How do I contact someone in Canonical's organization?

I'm seeking a contact for Canonical's public relations person within the organization. Can anyone provide a phone number or email for this person? Or, at least, some jumping off point to find the ...
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Contacts Not Loading in Empathy [Ububtu 14.04]

I just installed empathy, and i attach my facebook account and my gmail account. But the contacts of gmail accounts are not loading. Following the screensheet of empathy. I killed empathy by running, ...
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Contact book software for marketing purposes

I need to organize my lists of work contacts and I can't find a suitable software for the purpose. My needs are (a) it has to run offline on my desktop PC, (b) allows me to perform searches across ...
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How do I export Outlook 2013 mails and contacts to Thunderbird?

I would like to export all of my emails and all of my contacts from Outlook 2013 to Thunderbird on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not want to install Thunderbird on Windows to do this.
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How to send personalized eMails to members of a contact-list in Thunderbird

I'd like to send a personalized eMail to all members of a given contact-list in Thunderbird. For example I'd like to write Dear [[[Title]]] [[[LastName]]], Which is then (depneding on the current ...
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Importing calendar events to Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04

In Thunderbird (1:24.6.0 + build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) with the Lightning add-on (xul-ext-lightning 1:24.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) I need to import calendar events (and I'll ask about contacts and ...
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Google Contacts: Browse by Group, Sync

Running Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12 with an added Google account through Online Accounts, I automatically get incorporated calendar, email and contacts. Alas, the Contacts application is close to ...
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Skype 4.2 shows incorrect time of contacts at Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Skype 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I am facing a problem at the Skype. When I see other contacts time in the chat window or at their profile, it shows wrong time. It calculates the time ...
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How to delete my contents from Ubuntu One before the shutdown?

Since Ubuntu one closes I want to delete all files and download all contacts. How can I do that? Do I need to something else after all data are removed from the cloud?
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Ubuntu Touch; How do I import .vcf contacts? [duplicate]

I have just got Ubuntu Touch up and running on my phone (Nexus 4) and am enjoying it! I have got my photos and music onto it, but I cannot find how to import my .vcf contacts file. I have read all the ...