Evolution is a personal information manager (PIM) software for GNOME, and includes functionality for e-mail, calendars and tasks.

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Checking if EWS is usable

The sysadmins at work are stubbornly refusing to turn on IMAP support in the company's Exchange server. As a Linux user I then tried to get Evolution to talk to EWS, but I'm seeing some rather ...
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How can I import an evolution email directory onto a new computer?

I have a backup of the hard drive of a system that got messed up and could no longer load a window manager. I'm trying to import the data from it to a new computer, and I am stuck at the point of ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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evolution 2.30.3 does not start

when i run evolution mail, it does not start. An error logged in /var/log/messages: kernel: [ 644.647839] evolution[2870]: segfault at 14 ip b50e4fc7 sp bff36700 error 6 in ...
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Evolution on Debian 7 won't restore Evolution back up file from Fedora 18

I made a back up of my Evolution mail client when my laptop was using Fedora 18. Today, I have finished installing Debian 7 on to the same laptop, and now I am trying to restore the back up file to ...
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Missing gconf/gconf-client.h

I'm trying to install an Evolution plugin using these instructions: How do I minimize Evolution to the system tray in Ubuntu? In the sudo make stage, I get the following output: make all-recursive ...
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Connect Evolution to Exchange in Fedora 18

I just installed Fedora 18 x86_64 on my laptop and trying to set up my email and calendar from work. We are on a Microsoft Exchange 2010 server, but I'm able to connect to the email/calendar from my ...
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Exchange 2010 and Evolution - Calendar Meetings crash Outlook

Starting to annoy my colleagues by using Evolution, so could really use some advice here! I'm using Evolution 3.2.3 on Xubuntu 12.04 with both the MAPI and Groupware plugins installed, and all mail ...
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Evolution puts 4 spaces instead of tab when composing

I'm running Fedora 15 and Evolution 3.0.2 When composing a message in evolution I get strange tab behavior. It seems when you press tab it just puts 4 spaces regardless of how many chars are in front ...
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If I uninstall Evolution but keep evolution-data-server, will my Google address book still sync?

Although more common on Linux, I'm asking this here because Evolution is cross-platform. The situation is: I have all of my contacts on Google, and before Ubuntu 11.10, Evolution was the ...
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linux evolution task list reminder

I have my task list in evolution (mainly so it can sync with my phone and online task list) but I always forget to look at the task list. Is there an application or plugin which periodically displays ...
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Gmail, Facebook, Evolution syncronization

I want to import some data from Facebook to Gmail: Birthdays Photos I prefer if I can "attach" a Facebook account to a Gmail contact (as HTC Hero do). Then I want to import all this data from ...
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How can I use vim as an email editor in Evolution Mail?

I currently run an Ubuntu Natty desktop and I have to use Evolution mail to communicate with my offices Exchange server and deal with meeting requests and calendaring. Claws-Mail won't work as it does ...
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Evolution - how to connect to an exchange server?

I remember using Evolution to connect to an exchange server a long time ago. Since then, I installed Evolution along with the exchange server plugin and am trying to get it setup to no avail. I have ...
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Ubuntu Evolution POP3 send/receive deleted the files off of my server! How do I undelete (Get them back on)?

Actually did this with both my Hotmail and my Webmail.godaddy.com accounts. I now know how to tell it not to delete the emails in the future but can't seem to figure out how to replace the ones ...
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How to import an mbox file into evolution mail ubuntu?

How to import an mbox file into evolution mail ubuntu? I have a mbox file with size 2Gigs and I need to get it imported urgently into evolution. I've googled but still can't find any method. Is this ...
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What is 'IMAP+'?

In a new version of Evolution there is an option for an 'IMAP+' server type. What is IMAP+?
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How can I setup OWA/Outlook on Linux with either Evolution or Thunderbird 3?

We recently upgraded to Microsoft Exchange 8.2.176.0 for our web mail. I've never had it setup for my desktop, I've always had to rely on a browser and access webmail. I'm trying to set it up on my ...
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Assign IMAP folders in Evolution

So, I switched to Ubuntu 10.04, which comes with the Evolution e-mail client. I've grown quite fond of this client but get irritated by one thing. I can't assign IMAP folders to Sent, Junk and Trash! ...
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How do i minimize evolution or xchat to the notification center (the mail)

Apps like Pidgin or Empathy can be reduced to the notification center, evolution or xchat can't, it need to have an another icon in the systray that i don't want.
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Thunderbird on Windows to Evolution on Ubuntu

I am replacing a hosed Windows installation with Ubuntu. I am trying to migrate emails from Thunderbird on XP to Evolution on Ubuntu. I've slaved in the Windows drive and I tried to import from the ...
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Multi-window Evolution?

I'm trying Evolution out for both mail and calendaring, but I'd really like to have both functions visible at the same time. Is there a way to do that? Separate windows is what I'm thinking, but a ...
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How to improve the HTML formatting in Evolution mail client

I have a question about viewing HTML emails in the Evolution mail client. Basically, I am receiving some emails that look lovely in Thunderbird but not in Evolution because the HTML rendering of ...
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Is it possible to run a personalized command when Evolution receives new mail?

I'm using Evolution for reading my emails at my Ubuntu 9.10. I would like to run a personalized command when it receives a mail, like checkgmail. Example: blink --scrolllockled --rate ...
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No new mail icon in panel when using evolution

I am using Ubuntu 10.04, kernel 2.6.32-21-generic, with Evolution 2.83.3. I have noticed that when I get a new email, it never shows a new mail icon in the panel. I had the same problem with 9.10, ...
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Organize mail with Evolution & Gmail IMAP

With thunderbird & Gmail POP, things are very easy. I can create filter that will automatically move the mail to the appropriate sub-folder. However, with evolution & Gmail IMAP, I find things ...
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Separate mail section for POP mail account in Evolution

In Evolution, if I use IMAP as the incoming protocol for the mail account, then this account will have a separated section. However, if I use POP as the incoming protocol, then this account is merged ...
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How do I minimize Evolution to the system tray in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu some applications can be set to minimize instead of exit on close. For example, Empathy minimizes to the system tray (mail icon) when the close button is pressed in the application window. ...
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Connecting Evolution to MS Exchange via MAPI

I've been trying to get some information about the MAPI plugin for Evolution - but it all seems to in pieces everywhere, and also mostly a couple of years old. Anyone had any experience with getting ...
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How does one make Evolution work with Exchange 2010?

Preferably natively (Exchange mode), so that my calendar, etc, all sync up properly. It was working fine under our old version of Exchange (2007?), but broke with the upgrade to Exchange 2010. Done ...
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Encrypting mail in Evolution with GPG

My settings: ~/.gnupg $ gpg --edit-key 92432433 gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.9; Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO ...
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ubuntu evolulution Email attachments are arriving as .dat files

I am using evolution as my mail client on Ubuntu and sometimes the atachemets sent from a windows machine arive as .dat file. Do you know a fix for this ?
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Remove words from Evolution user dictionary

I accidentally added a word to the user dictionary in Evolution 2.28 on Ubuntu 9.10. How can I edit the user dictionary to fix this?
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How to synchronize Google Contacts and Gnome Evolution?

I would like to synchronize my Google Contacts (also Android Contacts) with my mail client Evolution on Gnome. Do you know how I can do that ? Thank you
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Moving domain and keeping IMAP email - Linux Evolution, Mac Mail

This question is about keeping email during a server move, where the clients are Linux (me) and Mac (my wife) using IMAP. I receive email at me@mydomain.com using a webmail service that my hosting ...
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How can I convert Outlook .pst files to Evolution mail files

I'm converting to Linux from a Windows based desktop in a corporate setting that uses Outlook. Evolution runs nicely and can get enough communication with the Exchange servers that I'm happy with the ...
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Can I change the sort order of labels in evolution?

In Evolution an email can be labeled by selecting from a pop-up menu. New items can be added right there on the menu. The new label is then added to the bottom of the list. I would like to re-order ...
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How to sync Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact, Evolution, or Sunbird

I would like to synchronize my Windows mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact. I'm somewhat flexible and would be willing to use Evolution or Sun bird. Provide step-by-step instruction in Ubuntu Jaunty ...
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Evolution Gmail Mashup + Fixing Time stamp

I wanted to migrate my university email (including subfolders) to my gmail account. Since gmail only imports POP3 which doesn't have subfolders, I had to connect to both gmail and my university mail ...
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Make Evolution go through a SOCKS proxy

I use Evolution for email when I'm on Linux. Most of the apps follow with GNOME's proxy setting, but Evolution does not do SOCKS proxies. Right now my proxy is simple SSH forwarding. The SOCKS host ...
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How do you remove/disable Evolution Data Server process

I want to stop evolution-data-server-2.24 from loading at startup. I tried to uninstall all evolution related items, but I got some nasty warnings about removing the data server so I left it ...
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Why haven't file managers improved as much as browsers?

Is it because webbrosers bring money while file managers don't? Is it because current file managers are just great and do the work? Why practically none of the alternate file managers for various ...