Questions tagged [evolution]

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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Disappearing mailboxes

Ubuntu 20.04: Opened Evolution to find all mailboxes gone except my 2018 archive. Inbox, Sent, annual folders to 2008, all gone. Opened Evolution on my other laptop running Mint, and same thing, so it ...
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Evolution consistently displays badly formatted text

Ubuntu 20.04 Evolution seems unable to properly format text in message content. See picture. This can be seen in earlier versions of Evolution as well.
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How do I force event reminders in Gnome Evolution?

I just missed an important appointment (that I will have to pay a penalty fee for) because I cannot set my own reminders on read-only calendars (managed by someone else) in Gnome Evolution and I have ...
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Evolution restore while offline

I would like to backup Evolution and then restore from the backup file on a PC I have never logged into before which is offline and will never be online. I have checked 'synchronise remote mail ...
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How to stop evolution-alarm-notify

A few months ago, I started getting these pop-ups from evolution-alarm-notify. They are some kind of calendar reminder. But they are horribly inaccurate. They either don't reflect any changes I have ...
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Transfer Evolution Settings

I have Evolution (mostly) set up on my desktop. I want to import the settings (mail servers, IMAp subscriptions and especially junk learning) to my new laptop. ETA: I have several gig of old email in ...
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Just installed Yubico Yubikey for multifactor autentication and my MS Hotmail account in Evolution is suddenly failing authentication

I have just installed Yubikey and the authentication works for everything except now I have an authentication issue with my MS Hotmail account in Gnome evolution. I have uninstalled and re-added the ...
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USB C Monitor on Dell Precision 3520 running Ubuntu 20.04 stops working after opening Evolution email client

I have a Dell Precision 3520 laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. I have been successfully using it with an external monitor using the HDMI output on the laptop. I recently purchased a second external monitor ...
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Gmail/Evolution “marked as deleted” go to archive folder (All mail)

When I click on the "mark the selected messages for deletion" icon, sometimes the email doesn't go to the trash. It goes to the "All Mails" folder in Gmail which is an archive ...
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After update today (19-1-2021) Evolution cannot connect to mailserver

Since today's software update, Evolution is no longer able to connect to my mailserver. I only get the following message: Could not connect to mail.myserver.nl: Invalid argument quickly followed by: ...
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Fresh Install Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome-Clock / Calendar Corruption

Does someone know how to repair / permanently fix the problem of duplicate / corrupted entries in the gnome clock? These instructions reset the gnome-calendar, but minutes later the problem returns. ...
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Evolution (ews) send email using alias

I am using the Evolution email client on Gnome. I own 2 domains and I set up an email account (Microsoft Office 365) with one of them and I set the second domain as an alias having all emails sent to ...
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Evolution Alarm Notify displays inaccurate calendar details

Ubuntu 20.10: Evolution Alarm Notify seems to be displaying calendar events which were copied from my Google calendar, possibly when upgrading to 20.04, and have not been updated since. I don't want ...
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Uninstall evolution without uninstalling gnome-shell

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed and use it to develop software. I noticed in htop that there's two processes that eats a lot of memory,/usr/lib/evolution/evolution-addressbook-factory and /usr/lib/...
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How to get a unread messages counter on the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock?

How I can get unread messages counter on the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock? I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and its not working. Previously I used 20.10 and there it worked correct, but I decited to stick ...
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Editor in Evolution really slow after upgrading to 20.10

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10 and I find the editor in Evolution to be painfully slow after this. When I compose an e-mail, I have to wait one or two seconds for each keystroke ...
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Evolution Calendar Connection

Previously I had created calendars under Calendar.google.com. I have since deleted these calendars but they are still seen in Evolution. Whenever I open the application it says it cannot connect to ...
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KDE file type settings vs evolution

I am using Evolution on Kubuntu 20.04. Before opening a file (like .pdf or .jpg) it is easy to permanently adjust the tool which is used to open the file type (like nomacs, okular, etc.). However the ...
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Evolution mail zoom in editor

Setting: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS evolution 3.28.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.2 I can zoom mails in evolution, when I have received them. But none of the shortcuts (ctrl + + or ctrl + mouse wheel) works, when I write e-...
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Application of former versions [duplicate]

When I upgrade my version from 12.04 to 20.4: Can I use the applications like Evolution and Libre Office Base, flashplayer, kaffein and other in the modern version. I have seen, that this applications ...
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Opening email attachments with Libreoffice 7

I've recently changed from Libreoffice 6 to 7 on Ubuntu18 and now email (Evolution) attachments won't open, I get this message; Access to /home/john/.cache/evolution/tmp/evolution-john-18hj2h/(...
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evolution popmail is blocked by gmail OAuth2 security

Evolution is unable to receive or send my gmail messages.I get error "Failed to authenticate on POP server pop.gmail.com: Data source “Chas-gmail” does not support OAuth 2.0 authentication" ...
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How to remove hyphens in signature in evolution mail [duplicate]

When we design our signature in evolution mail, 2 dashes are automatically added before the signature, like this: -- regards fram How can we remove those two hyphens?
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How can I retrieve previous sent email from outlook exchange 2007 to evolution

I have evolution 3.36.4-0ubuntu1, in Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. I use it to connect to MS Exchange 2007 configured with Davmail. It works very well, the only detail is that it can't retrieve previous sent ...
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evolution-calendar: overlay calendar events for readability?

Is it possible / is there a feature request open to display calendar items / appointments slightly overlaid with each other so that it's possible to read the appointments' text more easily? Many other ...
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How Do I Add SSL/TLS Connection Security Option to Evolution Mail?

As the title indicates, I am having trouble moving one of my mail accounts from Thunderbird to Evolution Mail because the mail server where my email is located will only accept a SSL connection. ...
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ubuntu mate 20.04, how to change color of “time” in the top bar

I have made the background color in the top bar black and want the clock or time to show in white (the bar is autohide and I want the clock to show when the bar glides down, this worked in 18.04), so ...
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Evolution Calendar sometimes has error 403 with my Google Calendar?

So this problem never appeared before this started happening like 1 week ago. Sometimes I get an Error 403 when syncing to the Google Calendar and Google tasks, but this only happens with the Ubuntu ...
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Disable “All Mail” folders in Evolution (on ProtonMail)

// this post is similar to this one about Gmail but this is a question about ProtonMail Hi, ProtonMail uses an "All Mail" folder, which is just a copy of all email in every other folder. In ...
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Can someone build me a DEB package of Evolution Mail Client + EWS 3.36.3

I am running ubuntu 20.04 which natively supports Evolution 3.36.2, but in version 3.36.3 there is included a critical for me bugfix. However, I am running this version from Flatpak, but since it is ...
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Evolution , no backgruound notification

I'm not getting background mail notifications even after enabling the mail-notification plugin on Evolution email client . Help me to solve the issue
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Evolution crashing

I upgraded to 20.04LTS last week and the last day or two Evolution starts to crash randomly. Sometimes it crashes as soon as it starts up. Sometimes it runs for a while and then crashes. When I ran ...
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Remove both thunderbird and evolution email cinnamon ubuntu

I have installed the cinnamon desktop environment using sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment on my Ubuntu machine. I noticed there was a lot of applications pre-installed that I was never ...
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Evolution mail displays sent mail in Inbox

For my gmail account Evolution shows sent mail also in my inbox folder (despite the fact that it is instructed to put that in sent mail in account editor > defaults). Another (non gmail) account ...
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Automatically apply e-mail filters in evolution to all folders

I use evolution to get e-mails from an exchange account. I have several filters set up on server side that move e-mails in different folders and apply categories to the mails. I want to keep these ...
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Toolbar Icons Missing in 20.04 LTS

After upgrading to 20.04 LTS, I find that a number of applications are missing toolbar icons. Applications that display a tool icon in menus are also missing some icons. I have noticed missing icons ...
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Evolution calendar notification with sound?

I'm trying to get desktop notifications with sound (a custom sound would be ideal, but just a sound for now is enough) for my upcoming google calendar appointments/events/whatever. I'm on Kubuntu 18....
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Evolution locale settings

This morning I was proposed an update for my standard user account only. Here I have installed Evolution 3.36 which I am not using on my separate admin account. Since performing the update along ...
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Disable gnome-calendar

When my system restores from hibernation, about 50% of the time I get a crash next boot that tells me the Calendar was the problem. However, when I open "Calendar," I don't see an option to disable ...
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fully track of a mail in evolution. Thread of a mail

How can I see the thread of in a evolution conversation so that it includes my answers to the conversation? Evolution's way of showing threads is only from incoming emails. That is, how can I fully ...
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How can I sync my Outlook.com calendar to my Ubuntu desktop?

I have been unable to find a solution to this. I use my outlook.com calendar and I want to Sync it to my Ubuntu desktop. I don't want to use my browser for it. Please note that this is not an ...
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re a cHow can I connect my Evolution client to my Outlook.com account?

I am having trouble connecting to the Outlook.com free account using my Evolution client. IMAP imap-mail.outlook.com port 993 TLS on a dedicated port SMTP smtp-mail.outlook.com 587 STARTTLS after ...
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Remove ubuntu-online-account after an upgrade

I used Ubuntu 14.04 and had a couple of accounts set up using ubuntu-online-accounts. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, I am not able to remove or edit accounts from uoa, and they are still used by ...
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Evolution calendar does not display outlook office 365 18.04

Any help on evolution calendar not displaying outlook office 365 18.04, EWS is not available as service type, only IMAP,
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OWA works from Browser and MS Outlook but fails from Evolution-EWS

Here is my setup: I have a windows PC on which I could easily configure and run MS Outlook with the relevant OWA link for the Exchange Server. From the Ubuntu 18.04 machine, I can also access the OWA ...
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Why is ‘Archive…’ disabled in Evolution (or how to enable it)

In Evolution 3.34.1-2 (Ubuntu 19.10), I have selected a message, but the archive button – and the corresponding menu entry – is disabled. Why is that so? And ‘yes’ – I have selected a folder to be ...
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Email client that works with MDaemon

Are there any Linux desktop email clients that work with the MDaemon email server's implementation of Activesync (EAS)? I'm desperately trying to wean myself off of Windows desktops but this is yet ...
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Visible & Audible Notifications for new emails?

ALERT !! ALERT !! (Never mind...we ain't got any steenken email alerts.) Such a seemingly simple subject - email alerts...right ?? Nope, not simple a'tall is what I've found. I use Thunderbird for ...
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Subscribe to mail folders with evolution-ews on an EWS server

I am using the evolution email client with the evolution-ews (github) Exchange Web Services (EWS) integration package to connect to our companys Microsoft EWS server. I have some server side rules ...
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Adjust the scrollbars in evolution mail client

I am using the evolution mail client to interact with my work's exchange server. The scrollbar in the client is extremely frustrating, however, because it is small, hard to click, and changes when ...

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