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

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Gnome Evolution: Focus top-most item, not the last item in the e-mail list when it starts?

When it first starts, it focuses on the last-viewed item in the e-mail list. So, to see the newest e-mail first, I have to scroll all the way up. Can I make Evolution focus on the top-most item in the ...
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Simple and lightweight .eml html renderer on linux? [closed]

I'm testing various email utilities (neomutt, notmuch, mu) and productivity gains they offer are great, but being CLI tools none of them allow you to view rendered html email messages (e.g. .eml files)...
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How do I configure Evolution to cache an online contacts/address book for faster and offline usage?

I use Evolution for my work email configured to use Exchange Web Services. There is an address/contact list that will show up sometimes when I am typing in the address recipient of my email. This is ...
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E-mail notifications with server filter across devices

I have what seems like a trivial problem: I have an Exchange mail account from my university. I want to automatically sort incoming mails into sub-folders. I want to receive notifications for new ...
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How to force Sent, Draft, and Spam folders to be listed at the top with Inbox at Evolution

The only folder that breaks the alphabetical order in my Evolution (3.45.3-2) is my *Inbox folder. I would like to have all other special folders (Sent, Draft, and Spam) just below the Inbox and then ...
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Add Outlook shared folders to Evolution mail window

My company uses Outlook as mail server, and the only Linux client I managed to use without plugins or workarounds is Evolution. My division implemented a shared folder, which I access in Outlook ...
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Where does Gnome Evolution save the "NSS Certificate" password?

I'm using Evolution 3.44.3 on Fedora 36. I got a certificate (PKCS12 file) to digitally sign mails I send. The certificate file is secured by a password. When I imported the certificate into Evolution,...
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How am I supposed to set up Evolution for local email sending using Postfix?

I want to be able to use Postfix and Evolution to send email between users of my laptop! I have Postfix set up as a Local Only mail server, and have the domain named as penguin.local. Is there a way ...
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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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How To Show Latest Reply in Threaded View in Evolution Mail?

Evolution mail supports threaded view for email threads. However, it shows the first message received at the "top" in the Messages list. How can I configure the system to show the latest received at ...
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How to permanently show sign/encrypt buttons in Evolution when composing a mail

If one is composing a mail in Evolution and wants to sign/encrypt it, one needs to go via Options › PGP sign and Options › PGP Encrypt (4 clicks). That done, the corresponding buttons show up in the ...
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How can I create an email filter in Evolution for only when the recipient is a single particular address?

I'm trying to filter messages sent to [email protected] only, and not that address in addition to others. Messages sent to blah.blorf.com, [email protected] should get through. My current attempt looks ...
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SSL certificate identity issue in Evolution Mail

I'm experiencing a problem with a SSL certificate inside Evolution Mail. When I open the program, I receive the following warning: The certificate does not match the expected identity of the site ...
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Evolution menu bar not showing

At the top of my Evolution window I used to have a menu bar with items such as 'Files', 'Edit', 'View' and the like. But after experimenting a little with the different views, I have accidentally ...
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Specify custom value for From field when composing a message

In the Evolution email client, how can I specify a custom value for the From value just for the message I'm composing? My email account is common to the various different email addresses I use. When ...
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Reupload emails to POP inbox

The Evolution mail client has by default deleted all of my messages from my POP inbox. As I own multiple devices this is a huge inconvenience. The messages are now stored locally under ~/.local/share/...
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How to import a public PGP key from a keyserver without leaving Evolution?

Situation is this: I get PGP-encrypted mails that I can decrypt, and signed messages; however, I can't seem to find a button within Evolution to import the sender's public key from any keyserver. ...
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How do I synchronize all folders and emails of an IMAP account locally with evolution?

I manage my IMAP email account with Evolution. I would like to synchronize locally all folders and emails of this account for offline work and backup purposes. I checked "Synchronize remote mail ...
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How to reserve meeting rooms with desktop calender application and Google Calendar

Has anyone been able to set up Evolution or Thunderbird/Lightning so that they can integrate with Google Calendar (in a corporate setting) to reserve meeting rooms? I believe this would require access ...
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change gnome evolution keyboard accels

I tried to change some gnome evolution keyboard accelerators. I tried to edit ~/.config/evolution/accels which seems to hold all the defined keyboard accelerators. Unfortunately my modifications of ...
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How do I setup Evolution to work with two factor authentication in Gmail?

I have multiple gmail accounts that don't use two-factor auth and these work perfectly with Evolution. The setup wizard pre-populates all the required settings. I'm having trouble with a Gmail account ...
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What's the reason for the drastic growth of WLAN speed even though we use the same frequencies and channels?

I have recently asked myself, what causes the usual WLAN speed of today's wifi standards to differ so greatly from older ones. Let's use 802.11b and 802.11ac as examples. The maximal download rate of ...
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How do I use a GPG key with Evolution mail?

I've been using gpg in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 to generate and successfully use my keys. I don't see my keys in Passwords and Keys/seahorse. I've tried importing them via .asc and .gpg. It tells me they ...
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Use MS Exchange assigned tasks in Linux

My company uses MS Exchange for Businesses with an OWA web frontend. My boss sometimes assigns me tasks via the desktop Outlook and I would somehow like to use these tasks. I am using Linux (...
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Stop Evolution from making its own copy of a sent email

Whenever I send an email in Evolution from one of my @hotmail.com addresses (using IMAP), I always end up with 2 copies of that email in my Sent folder. The reason for this is because Hotmail/Outlook ...
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One-line message preview in Evolution

I'm using Evolution 3.18. How can I get a one-line preview of the message, like in Outlook? Here is a picture of what I'd like to have:
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How to set email alias in Evolution client

I have a gmail account registered as business account ([email protected]), this business account has got an alias, if I send a mail from gmail.com site, my email address will be [email protected]. How ...
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Unable to find where Evolution stores emails, to back them up

I'm trying to create a backup of the emails of evolution in Linux Arch. However, I can't find the source folder. This doesn't exist "~/.gconf/apps/evolution" and this doesn't either "~/.evolution". In ...
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Sync Berkeley MBOX file with Evolution?

I set up a remote email system (so that I can have emails sent to my server). Now I mount the storage location of emails received with sshfs and have the mbox file on my local machine, however the ...
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Evolution - Not all replies added in e-mail thread

I am using Evolution (version 3.10.4) on Ubuntu (version 14.04.2 LTS trusty). Occasionally, when I receive a reply to an original e-mail that I send OR I receive a reply to an earlier e-mail that I ...
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Sending email attachments failes from Gnus or Mutt, but works from Gmail and Evolution

When I send an email via Gnus or Mutt, attachments are (on the receiving end) either missing or truncated to 0 bytes. Sending from Gmail's Web interface and from Evolution works correctly. This is ...
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How to remove seamonkey from Evolution

I have un-installed seamonkey on CentOS according to the directions for Linux. However, when I click on a link in an Evolution email, I get this error: Could not open the link. Failed to execute ...
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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 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 Calendar/...
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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 Gmail ...
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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

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! I've ...
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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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