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In short, it lets you access your mail on a remote server. It does not download the mail to the local client so that any changes made on any client are reflected on the server and therefore globally accessible. This is useful for people who check mail on multiple devices. See IMAP on Wikipedia for more details. IMAP+ or IMAPX is just evolution's better ...


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I had been working for a while on improving the imap support in evolution. Took the imapx provider which was written by Michael Zuchhi (aka Notzed) and getting it ready for replacing the existing IMAP provider. To summarize what is present, Fetch messages in batches Fetch messages with large attachments in multiple pieces IDLE support ...


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I found this after 10 seconds on google search, which seems to explain everything you want to know, and yet more: http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/8226-how-to-sync-evolution-with-googles-pim-apps A little-known feature in Evolution is the ability to synchronize your Evolution Contacts with Gmail's Address Book. This is a great way to get ...


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Heres some more information that might be helpful, Connecting Evolution Mail Client to Exchange 2010 Pete


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This plugin allows "closing" or minimizing Evolution to the mail indicator (tray) in a native way. Actually, it simply minimizes Evolution and hides it from the pager to behave as “closed”, the same as the other programs do. (Empathy, Gwibber, ...) To install it: Download the last version of the plugin (for example, evolution-tray-0.0.8.tar.gz). Once ...


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So here's what I found worked for me: Start up Outlook so that you can use it's DLL access to the data Start up Thunderbird and use the File|Import wizard to import mail from Outlook. This creates a bunch of mbox formated files inside a directory structure that matches the Outlook folder structure from which they came. Exit Outlook and Thunderbird. Copy ...


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I solved the problem myself eventually. It appears Google was requiring me to fill in a CAPTCHA to verify I'm human. That was not recognized by Evolution as such. The issue can be resolved by visiting the Google CAPTCHA unlock page. You don't even have to fill in any CAPTCHA...


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You can use AllTray or KDocker for this. Evolution doesn't currently have a built-in way to send itself to the tray. AllTray should be available via synaptic.


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Linux Yes, it should work. You can install it by the following command: sudo apt-get install evolution-ews or less recommended way: sudo apt-get install evolution-mapi And then execute evolution.


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File Managers have changed. I have Windows XP, Vista and 7 machines in my house, and use Windows 98 (shudder) quite regularly. There has been a massive improvement in Windows Explorer throughout all of them. XP saw 'Common Tasks' (or whatever it is called) brought to a little sidebar thingy, allowing for quick and easy actions (such as extracting a zip ...


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File Manager tightly represent the underlying file system model of the operating system. You may remember, Windows Vista in the early Longhorn development period presented another pillar called WinFS, a re-thinking of how file systems should work to make it easier for users to find/locate their files and material without having to worry too much where ...


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Are you trying to send encrypted mail to yourself ? If not, generating a key for yourself is not sufficient, you need to import the public key of the recipient too. In your gpg dump, it shows "Hello" < Testing > as your primary identity. The e-mail field is being used by gpg to get the keys of the recipients, so if you put bogus values in there it won't ...


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https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/+question/325 To import from an mbox file: Select File -> Import from the menu. You get "Evolution Import Assistant". Click Forward Select option "Import a single file" Click the Browse... button and find the mbox you want to import. Click OK It should detect it as "Berkeley Mailbox (mbox)". Click ...


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Evolution uses a shared dictionary. Open a terminal. In your home directory, cd into .config/enchant/. There's a bunch of files here, but a recently edited file corresponding to your language should be listed. For me, it's en_US.dic - the US english dictionary. Any words you have added will be listed here. Edit the file by typing nano en_US.dic (or ...


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Is it because webbrosers bring money while file managers don't? File managers don't bring money. What do you think people use in their everyday work to manipulate files ? Try making a windows installation without internet explorer, and without windows explorer. Then you'll see by the outcry which "makes more money". Is it because current file managers ...


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What you're really wanting to do, if possible, is switch to IMAP instead of POP3. If IMAP is available on your mail servers you could try this: Set up a second account in Evolution connecting to your mail server using IMAP Drag and drop the mails into the IMAP instance of the account. That should copy them back to the mail server. Personally I'd stick ...


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If you were running under Win32, I would recommend external.exe: with that tool, you could use your favourite editor for all text editing tasks. And hey: as I see, they do also have a port for Linux: http://bur.st/~benc/site/index.cgi?external-edit


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My company provides a Macbook for me to work on. Prior to that, I've used Linux systems (laptops and desktops) for my primary workstation. I manipulate files in a variety of non-GUI ways: Shell and Ruby scripts Git repositories Plain ol' command shell For my Windows systems of which I have two, most of my file manipulation is through Windows Media Center,...


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What features are you missing from most file managers? File managers are pretty simple and most of them get the job done well enough for 99% of the people. Web browsers evolve because the web evolves. File systems haven't evolved much for many years, so the file managers don't evolve much either. I've been perfectly happy with Konqueror for years now.


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For Evolution to be able to read the Microsoft proprietary packaging of attachments, you must: install the following packages: libytnef0 evolution-plugins-experimental (on a terminal, 'sudo apt-get install libytnef0 evolution-plugins-experimental' will do it.) Quit Evolution; Start Evolution again; go to Edit/Plugins, and scroll down to "TNEF Attachment ...


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What is the exact file name? If it is winmail.dat: That is a well-known problem with mails from Microsoft Exchange. Exchange uses a special encoding to transport some Exchange-specific information. See e.g. this Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TNEF There's software to decode these attachments; it's listed in the article.


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IMAP - Internet Message Access Protocol is exactly as the acronym suggests, it is access only. Which means that all the messages stay on the remote mail server and get loaded into Evolution when you click/request the particular email message. Unless you set an option in your preferences to download a local copy of the messages then all you are seeing are ...


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This entry refers to using Tsocks to bypass the limitation. From what I understand Evolution only supports SOCKS on HTTP.


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From the looks of it, Evolution Data Server is a required component for Gnome and should not be used. The Evolution Data Server provides a single database for common, desktop-wide information, such as a user's address book or calendar events. It is also a dependency of the clock applet from the gnome-applets package, 2.10 release. So in short, removing ...


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It sounds like you would benefit from setting up a filter via Gmail's web interface to tag mail with the name of a subfolder. Your tags in Gmail will show up as subfolders on your email client of choice. For example, I'm using Thunderbird and Gmail, and I have a filter set up on Gmail to tag notification emails with a tag named Notification. That tag, ...


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Try installing Thunderbird on Ubuntu. You may try installing an IMAP server such as Dovecot and saving your folders to it. Evolution will be able to read from the IMAP server. Also consider using something like fetchmail to read your POP mailboxes and drop them into your IMAP inbox.


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Here's a way to display your task list when you start up Evolution. Install xdotool apt-get -y install xdotool Create a script called evo.sh containing the following commands !/bin/bash evolution & sleep 5 evowin=`xdotool search --name "Evolution" | head -2 | tail -1` xdotool windowactivate $evowin xdotool key ctrl+4 exit Make the script executable ...


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Evolution now uses the standard XDG locations: ~/.local/share/evolution for user data (so all locally stored email should be here); ~/.config/evolution for configuration settings (account parameters); ~/.cache/evolution for cached files (including temporarily downloaded IMAP emails).


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Use the evolution-mapi for the Outlook 2007 or newer server, so long as your organization has MAPI enabled. you will have to install sudo apt-get install evolution-mapi Then you get the Exchange MAPI option in the new account dialog.


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You can set the Sent (and Drafts) folder in the settings for your IMAP account. Junk and Trash are virtual folders (and in the case of "Trash" that's more or less how IMAP is intended to work anyway: it marks mails as deleted, but doesn't really move them). AFAIK there is no way to change this in Evolution (currently).



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