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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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Evolution/Gnome Calendar sync manually with enabled power safe mode

I would like to sync my CalDAV calender using Evolution/Gnome calendar. The problem is, I usually have the power safe mode enabled, so downloading of data is disabled even if I manually try to sync ...
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Importing calendars from MS Exchange

Outlook / MS Exchange allow to share calendars. For example, in outlook for web access (OWA), I can click on "add calendar" -> "from directory" and then add one of the public ...
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working with Evolution Mail and web calendar using RRULE fail because of X-EVOLUTION-ENDDATE in rrule

I am wondering if someone can help me shed some light on a X-EVOLUTION-ENDDATE property in a rrule that from what I can see was generated by Evolution Mail for an event. I'm new to Evolution Mail, ...
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Unable to setup email with client with 2014 mac mini model

I recently decided to repurpose my old 2014 mac mini (model A1347), by installing Debian 12 , deleting the old Mac OS that was on this device. Everything was going well until I was unable to use both ...
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Cannot successfully import new PKCS12 certificate into Evolution Mail

Similar to this one, Failing to import new PKCS12 certificate into Evolution Mail but i'm on ubuntu 20.04 with evolution client version 3.36.5-0ubuntu1 and i get a different error when running ...
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My Gnome Online Accounts have stopped working

Ubuntu 22.04, Evolution. My GOA this morning stopped working in Evolution. This has happened before, and I resolved it by removing the accounts and then reinstalling them. This is not working because ...
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Evolution Alarm Notifier and Calendar show wrong date format (US)

Ubuntu 23.04 Language: United Kingdom (not American!) Formats: German In both, drop down calendar and alarm notifier, I expect something like "24.12.2023" or "24/12/2023". Instead:...
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Change the default calendar event duration in evolution

In evolution calendar, Month view, double clicking a day creates a new event. That event, by default, starts at 9:00 and ends at 9:25. I don’t mind it starting at 9:00, but I would like to change the ...
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Modify Evolution alarm notifier

Most posts seem to ask how to disable Evolution alarm notifier. Following advice, I installed Evolution, then uninstalled it, in order to maintain sync with my Google calendar. It works! However the ...
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Evolution (3.48.4) (flatpak); cannot edit drafts

Evolution Flatpak 3.48.4 Ubuntu 22.04 I can save draft emails. I can view the draft email in the drafts folder. But when I click on the draft email to edit the draft, 2 new windows are opened, and ...
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Problems after uninstalling evolution app

I installed the Evolution app in my system. After uninstalling it, after some time a gnome pop-up window appears on my screen. This is annoying and I want to stop it. Please help me. I installed it ...
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Has anyone got evolution running for an activesync account please?

Has anyone got evolution running for an activesync account please? EWS is installed. Instructions "Evolution-EWS and OAuth2 for Microsoft 365" followed. Error message is »OAuth2 secret not ...
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Enabling Evolution Data server

I'm trying to work with Evolution once again. When I went to run the program, I get the following error message: Cannot start Evolution. Another Evoluiton instance may be unresponsive. System error: ...
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indicator-datetime-service stopped working

I use Ubuntu 20.04 with GNOME Flashback. Just recently I noticed that my computer suddenly had a very high CPU load, I was hearing fans running very loud and the GUI noticeably slowed down and was ...
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Exchange Online Account - Calendar Sync One-Way (Ubuntu 22.04)

I have a problem with calendar sync with an Exchange account (my professional one) between my computer, the online calendar, and my phone (I have very good reasons to believe it is a problem on the ...
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Evolution email content height

My evolution message content height is changed to few pixels, even in opened message window. Can you help me how to set content height back to normal please? Edit: Lubuntu 22.04 + Gnome Evolution
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User-specified print settings in GTK applications are silently overriden by system printer defaults

UPDATE: I have since ascertained that this appears to be a GTK printing issue, after testing in multiple desktop environments (GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE, XFCE, and KDE Plasma) and trying to print in ...
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How to change Evoluation notification sound?

Is it possible to change the evolution "new mail" notification sound to a different one than the global system notification sound? While there is a Mail Notification plugin for Evolution, ...
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how to stop system startup apps (like update-notifier, evolution*, etc.) to start at login

Using "startup applications" I can remove MY installed apps from the startup. But there are some system apps like update-notifier, evolution-addressbook-factory, evolution-alarm-notify (and ...
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Evolution won't load any calendar whatsoever?

Evolution won't load any calendar whatsoever. I tried Exchange (work), web based (for testing) and Google (private). There isn't even an error message. Nothing. I don't even have an idea where to ...
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Evolution-EWS and MS Exchange

I was using ExQuilla and Thunderbird to get my MS Exchange email and calendar. My trial is expiring and I was hoping to not have to pay. I am attempting to re-create this in Evolution-EWS, however I ...
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How to add yahoo mail into Ubuntu 22.04 Online Account?

How do I add yahoo mail to Ubuntu 22.04 Online Account? I tried clicking on IMAP and SMTP, filling in the Email and Name info, click Next and tried using the App Password generated by Account Security ...
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How can I login? Black screen

This happened after uninstalling evolution using Stacer. I have tried restarting but even while paying attention to the caps lock warning I can't login. I remember disabling the caps lock key sometime ...
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Is it possible for Evolution to translate emails?

I'm receiving emails in German through Gnome/Evolution that I'm interested in reading, but I need to translate them. I have searched for Plugins but I haven't found them (EvolutionPlugins). Does ...
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no sound on calendar event (gnome - ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS)

I'd like to have sound notification on calendar events. Tried the tool from this post Evolution calendar notification with sound? but I was unsuccessful getting it work. When running sudo ./install.sh ...
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Evolution hanging after ubuntu 22.10 upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.10 from 22.04 evolution is now hanging everytime I try to compose a new, or reply to an email. The program freezes and I have to right click the icon to quit it. Its ...
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How to make Evolution sort email by Date?

Despite configuring Evolution to sort emails by descending Date, it is not doing it. Note in the attached screenshot how it not only is ascending some emails in the stack it is also mixing up the ...
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How to delete gnome-contacts or evolution data?

I have tried rm ~/.local/share/evolution/addressbook/system/contacts.db at no avail (contacts still visible in gnome-contacts), then rm -rf /home/alba/.local/share/evolution/ rm -rf .cache/evolution ...
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Evolution Mail Client: any support? Emails remain open after sending

Evolution 3.44.1-0ubuntu1 . Ubuntu 22.04 . Problem: Compose mail. Send. Close Evolution. Open Evolution, receive this message... "Evolution quit unexpectedly while you were composing a new ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Can't disable annoying Evolution Reminders despite having disabled it (and Calendar Reminders as well) in Settings?

I have tried to disable Evolution Reminders and disable Calendar Reminders both in Settings, but to no avail. I have also tried changing the configuration file setting for Evolution to add the setting ...
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accept thunderbird invitation into evolution calendar

There are some annoyances I just put up with calendars in the linux environment such as that the Gnome calendar needs an evolution calendar backend and that when you 'accept' a calendar invitation in ...
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Cannot edit email message body in evolution following update

I ran an update on my system and now when I open an email to send, I can add header information but not the body of the message. How do I re-enable my message body in evolution? DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=&...
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How to clean up Ubuntu 22.04 active services that are not needed when used as a virtual machine and only for light predominantly non-GUI usage?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 in a relatively light fashion. My use case is in a virtual machine that runs all of the time, but very occasionally I need to use the graphical user interface. I did this on ...
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How to add more than one Google calendar to Evolution?

As you probably know, Google will withdraw password-only access for 3rd party applications since end of May and only OAuth2 or application passwords may be used. I have multiple calendars in my Google ...
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How to show meetings from a specific calendar (from multiple calendars of Evolution) in Ubuntu calendar?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and have set up my office's mail in the Evolution mail client (version 3.44.0-1). As my office uses Exchange Web Services (EWS), I can subscribe to my colleagues' calendars ...
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How to eliminate piercing evolution alarm?

When I have calendar events with reminders, I get an extremely loud piercing repeated high-pitched double beep. This gods-awful sound is not any of the Gnome Desktop alarm sounds. How do I eliminate ...
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Is it safe to uninstall evolution-data-server packages on 20.04?

Is it safe to uninstall evolution-data-server package on Ubuntu 20.04? I have noticed that a number of evolution processes (e.g. evolution-alarm-notify) are running.
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Is it safe to uninstall the `evolution-data-server` package on Ubuntu 20.04?

Is it safe to uninstall the evolution-data-server package on Ubuntu 20.04? I have noticed that a number of Evolution processes (e.g. evolution-alarm-notify) are running.
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Evolution shows wrong subject and sender in email list

My email provider recently had a disk problem. They finally got all the email restored a few days ago, but since that time, evolution's email list has gone wrong. If I click on a particular message to ...
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Prioritisation of contact autocompletion in Evolution?

I have Evolution (3.36.5-0ubuntu1, running on on Ubuntu 20.04) set up for autocompletion when entering email addresses from my Contacts lists. I configured Evolution to use several contacts lists and ...
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Does Evolution+OpenSync have Calendar+Contacts+Notes and cloudless sync with iPhone+Android?

I've been a solid Windows laptop person since I bought my first computer 2 decades ago. I would like to move to Ubuntu, since Windows is getting slower and slower despite laptops getting more ...
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Looking for an email client for EWS

Can anyone recommend me a mail client solution for Ubuntu that works well with EWS? the best thing I tried was Evolution with Evolution-EWS, but still I can't do some stuff like see my groups and my ...
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Evolution doesn't work after copying system to a new disk - not connecting, seems to be a password issue

I use Evolution 3.36.5-0ubuntu1 in Kubuntu 20.04 to do my mail traffic. It worked all fine besides of some irritating asking for passwords sometimes. I deactivated the KDE password manager kde wallet ...
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How to stop Evolution from restoring deleted calendar events?

I have an event that was created by someone else and sent to three separate calendars (two Google and one from another provider), so it appears three times on my Evolution calendar display. This is ...
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Evolution broken until system restart

When I restart my system, email with evolution works fine. At some point (usually when suspending and moving from office to home), all or some email accounts will stop working. I can sometimes receive ...
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Evolution hangs on startup [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu 21.04 and I got recommendation to install 'Evolution' e-mail client. After installing it with 'sudo apt install evolution' and starting it from start menu or command line I don't see its ...
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Evolution Google contacts API no longer working on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Will Ubuntu be updating the Evolution email client to use the latest version of evolution that works with the Google People API so that I can access the address book in Evolution where my Google ...
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Evolution and Chrome hang on start - Keyring problem?

Recently, Evolution and Chrome started hanging whenever I try to start them. I believe the problem has to do with the gnome-keyring: I use Ubuntu 20.04.3 with auto-login. Because of this, my login ...
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R processes stuck in memory from last Jupyter in VS Code session

I have noticed that I often will have multiple R processes still running, and occupying a significant amount of RAM, even if I closed all applications that I use for R. For the most part I use VS Code ...
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I can not open any of evolution's windows when I start evolution

When I start evolution on blank or new window it appears as an icon in the top right. Clicking on it shows windows are there but they will not open. I have used apt to remove evolution and reinstall ...
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