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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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Favorites Folders in Evolution

Is there a way to create a list of Favorites folders in Evolution and list them above the regular folder structure, much like we can do in Outlook? Thanks in advance to the community for their help!
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Category Display for Tasks in Evolution

I'm syncing an Exchange account to Evolution. I like to group my tasks by category, but Evolution seems to want to treat multiple categories as its own group. For instance, let's say I have three ...
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Since disabling execution of evolution-calendar-factory and evolution-alarm-notify, several programs will not open

Ubuntu 18.10 I disabled the executible aspect of evolution-calendar-factory and evolution-alarm-notify as recommended in this post in order to disable the annoying notifications that are sent from ...
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Where to find the Evolution contacts files

I recently re-ïnstalled Ubuntu after having problems with the former Ubuntu-installation. To my surprise Mozilla Thunderbird was now installed as email program, instead of my former Evolution email ...
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Setting Reminders for Events doesn't work

I'm trying to set one or several reminders for my calendar events in Evolution. When I set a reminder, say 15 minutes before the event, and click add, everything seems to be alright: But after ...
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Group Reply in Evolution

Group reply in evolution does not seem to be working. When using group reply only the first on the list is used. Anybody else seeing this issue? Ubuntu 18.04.1 evolution 3.28.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
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Evolution mail error messages when moving mail on Exchange server

Whenever I (or a filter rule) move a message via IMAP from one folder to another on my Exchange account in Evolution Mail client, I get an error message about an "unexpected server response:". ...
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Gnome calendar asks credentials for public ical

I am using ubuntu 18.10. When I tried to add this public ical to gnome-calendar from here then this appeared this is a public ical address and it should not require password. In ubuntu 16.04 it ...
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Evolution Mail detaching attachments

I recently switched to Evolution from Thunderbird after a recent update broke the calendar function. I found that I'm actually quite happy with evolution but there's a feature that I can't find. In ...
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Evolution - how to enlarge “All Day Events” area

Is there a way to enlarge the "all day event"-area in the appointment list? The area should be rezised vertically for a better and easier overview.
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EVOLUTIO 'On This Computer' calendar become read only Lubuntu 18.04 32 bit

I don't know why but continiously EVOLUTION keep change my calendars to read only, the calendar wasn't read only just became overnight, twice as in the picture you can see A1-+ wasn't read only but ...
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How do I setup Evolution to automatically change the from address when using a catch-all address?

I have a catch-all email address and use a different email for different services. When I reply to an email I want the "from address" to be the same as the one I received the email on. At the moment ...
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Evolution calendar how to list all events in calendar. Default view only shows up to month.

I wish i knew how to list all events in calendar. Not only one month selection, but for entire year I expect to extend this list from 27.11.2017 to present day. but evolution does not give option ...
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How do I add a colleague's calender in Evolution from Exchange?

I know it works, because I have 10 calendars, all marked with ews, that somehow I added when I setup Evolution a gazillion years ago. Now we got 2 new colleagues and I'm at total loss how to add them ...
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How to Access a Shared Google Calendar

I have installed both gnome-calendar and evolution and can access my google calendar from both. My wife has shared her google calendar with me and I can see it on my calendar when I access it in a web ...
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How to subscribe to .ics url in Evolution calendar?

I have a remote url that delivers an up-to-date .ics or iCalendar file, I want to know how to subscribe in Evolution's calendar
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How to add exchange account in evolution, but authenticate with another account

I'd like to access a shared inbox but without using the "Subscribe to someone elses folder" feature. I don't want it to be a subfolder in my main exchange account. I want it to be like a separate ...
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upgraded to 18.xx latest ubuntu, now evolution email is failing

Tried to authenticate my Gmail acts with Gmail and won't happen, ubuntu says 0 Auth 2.0 not compatible, failed to authenicate. I know my passwords, so that's correct. At first it did seem to work ...
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When expunging Evolution trash folder lots of output to syslog such as the below

This is: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic apt-cache policy evolution evolution: Installed: 3.28.1-2 Candidate: 3.28.1-2 When expunging just one ...
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Why is evolution-calendar uploading and downloading high amount of data in background?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and Gnome. I use the system monitor widget and noted that network usage was unusually high both for downloading and uploading. I find this question and I installed nethogs to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Black terminal, weird colors, lacking graphical info after installing Evolution

It all started when I installed Evolution on my Ubuntu 16.04 but I now believe the heart of the issue is elsewhere, very likely GPU driver related. I absolutely need to remain on 16.04 and would hate ...
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Prevent automatic selection of messages in Evolution

When using evolution, it automatically selects an arbitrary mail message (usually the last selected one) when: Deleting a message Switching folders Starting the application Switching from other views,...
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How to delete an attachment of GPG signed emails in Evolution?

Using IMAP, I would like to delete email attachments in the email client Evolution (Version 3.18.5.2, Ubuntu 16.04). Normally, it works perfectly as described at How to delete an attachment in an ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 theme/interface changed

I accidentally removed evolution-data-server from my Ubuntu 18.04 and then I installed again, however after restarting theme is totally changed. How can I go back to default (new 18.04) theme ? I ...
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Evolution mail client: does it have “copy sent to current” like TB's plugin

The "Copy Sent To Current" plugin for Thunderbird allows me to select a folder to store an outgoing mail into while composing the email. The email being answered is filed into that folder too. I know ...
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evolution: show calendar on e-mail view

I was wondering, whether it is possible to show the calendar in a sidebar in the e-mail view in evolution. In Thunderbird, there is a similar feature (today pane), which includes the monthly calendar ...
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Evolution keeps asking for password

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Evolution 3.10.04 to access my compuserve email. For the past couple of weeks Evolution keeps asking for password authentication at every send/receive which I have set for ...
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Trouble using CAC smart card certificates with Evolution

I have trouble using my CAC smart card with Evolution. If I do not have the card inserted when I start Evolution and try to sign an email, it will not recognize the card once I insert it. I have to ...
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How to get a “new email” counter/badge to the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock?

Is there a way to add a "new email" counter/badge to the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock? The Thunderbird icon shows a badge/counter/indicator with the new resp. unread messages.
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Recurring/repeated tasks in GNOME Evolution

Is it possible to set up recurring tasks (say weekly or monthly) in Gnome's Evolution mail client? If yes, how?
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Add PGP key as attachment in Evolution

Using Evolution 3.28.1-2 (installed from the Ubuntu 18.04 repositories) and added my PGP key to one of my accounts. It works fine but Evolution inlines my PGP key instead of adding it as an attachment....
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Sorting evolution message filters by name

I use a LOT of folders to sort and store my email from 4 email accounts. I would really like to be able to sort my message rules by their names to make maintaining them simpler. So that when I decide ...
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Setting up Office365 calendar in Evolution - I already succesfully set up Imap e-mail

I have successfully set up my Evolution e-mail using IMAP settings: Server name: outlook.office365.com Port: 993 Encryption method: TLS Server name: smtp.office365.com Port: 587 Encryption method: ...
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Do gnome-software and evolution-calendar-factory needed in startup?

I have updated to ubuntu 16.04 recently and in my system process I am seeing these processes gnome-software, evolution-calendar-factory and 2 evolution-calendar-factory-subprocess. These four process ...
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Setting HTML as default reply in evolution 3.18

Im using Evolution mail client (or evolution-ews) to connect my work exchange. Im trying to fix the email client and have found that many of others have had this issue with previous versions but no ...
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Evolution repeating error message every few minutes

I have Evolution mail configured to outlook, all is working well except for a repeating "Error/Warning" message every couple of minutes of the day. Reason for Error, I tried to delete all the JUNK ...
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Lubuntu 17.10 Panel Digital Clock/Calendar Error

Hello Ubuntu Community, I'm fairly new to Linux and have an error within my digital clock/calender app within the panel I cannot figure out how to fix. I'm running Lubuntu 17.10 x32 ((kernel: Linux 4....
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Evolution doesn't seem to be aware of my Online Accounts

I enabled two Google accounts through System Settings -> Online Accounts, but Evolution doesn't seem to be aware of them? I mostly want calendar access. I looked at Gnome Calendar and Evolutions' ...
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evolution: how to change the subject format of forwarded emails

By default, when one forwards an email with Evolution, the subject becomes Subject: [Fwd: <Original subject>] Subject: [Fwd: Answer to your email] How to configure this? How to tell evolution ...
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Caldav _kind of_ available for Calendar?

I am trying to get a calendar that works with my own caldav server. I note that Calendar seems to have the basic stuff there, since it can talk to both Exchange and Google. But none of those options ...
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How to restore Ubuntu desktop/GUI to previous appearance?

After installing the Evolution and Geary e-mail clients, Ubuntu desktop and application GUIs are messed up. See screenshot below for an example; as you can see, tabs are not separated anymore, and ...
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Import a certificate in Evolution mail client

How do I import a certificate? The help file is very confusing. I want to be able to encrypt some of my emails. Managing S/MIME certificates Certificates allow you to communicate with others ...
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Delete mails directly without moving to Trash in Evolution

How to delete mails without moving to Trash in Evolution? Holding Ctrl and delete like in other apps doesn't work for me. Evolution 3.18.5.2 Ubuntu 16.04
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Can't remove Gmail calendar from previous Evolution installation

Since upgrading to 17.10 I keep getting prompted for a calendar from an old gmail account that I used to use in evolution. I no longer use evolution or that account on this machine. Ever since I ...
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Evolution repeatedly reports “Unable to move deleted messages”

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 17.10 and set up evolution to synchronize with a mail account (IMAP) via outlook web access (OWA). Now, the following message pops up on every start (and also ...
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How do I sync Tasks and Memos in Evolution using CalDav

I'm trying to figure out how to sync evolution's 'task' and/or 'memo' functions with a remote server which is running NextCloud. However, neither the tasks I create locally nor the tasks I create ...
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Can Evolution be configured to delete invitations when I click Accept?

I am switching from Outlook on Win7 to Evolution on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. One of the things I found very handy in Outlook, was that when you accept or tentatively accept or decline a meeting invitation, ...
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MS Exchange in Gnome Online Accounts Not Syncing

I have added OwnCloud, Google, and Exchange in Gnome Online Accounts. OwnCloud and Google are working as expected, but the Exchange account is not syncing anything (calendar, contacts, etc.). Under ...
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Day events not showing up in Date/Time panel

I have tried Evolution Calender event not showing in panel date menu solution but it didn't work for me.
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Evolution - Categories Task Filter filters only on the first category

Running Evolution 3.22.6 on Ubuntu Gnome on Wayland. My tasks are stored in a CalDAV calendar and I attach multiple categories to each task. The tasks view lets me filter the tasks based on ...