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Evolution provides integrated mail, addressbook and calendaring functionality to users of the GNOME desktop.

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GNOME Evoluion extensions: Are there any open-source extensions I can choose?

I would like to find any GNOME Evolution extensions already available. I am looking in particular for an extension that would print threads of messages (all or selected messages) as a single document. ...
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Gnome Evolution Email - Saving my messages as a .PDF file issue

I wanted to save some Emails with all the formatting, images, and attachments, just as they appear in Evolution. I know I can 'File > Back up Evolution Data...' but I want it so I don't have to ...
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Problem connecting to MS Office365 e-mail with Evolution

I am trying to connect to my workplace's Office365 e-mail with Evolution mail and I am getting the following error when I try to authenticate: Failed to obtain access token from address “https://login....
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How to export nested folders out of evolution mail?

In Evolution mail, I know how to export a single folder with emails into an mbox backup file: (How to export all email out of Evolution?). But how do I export a folder from evolution with nested ...
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How to make a valid backup for Evolution and restore it

Im working with the evolution mail client, and I have been migrating some machines. So in order to do so, the next script is runned: #!/bin/bash mkdir -p ~/path_to_backupdir/mail-backup mkdir -p ~/...
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How to import Kmail filters into Evolution?

Is there a way to import filters defined in Kmail into Evolution? I know how to export them (Tools → Import/export → Kmail/config), and extract the filters (extract config/filters which describes them ...
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I am unable to edit email message body in evolution following update

I updated my system and now when I open an email to send, I can add header information but not the body of the message. Same with trying to reply to an email. No cursor will parse to the body of the ...
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print .mbox file with html content

I have to print an email for the district office. I use Evolution as Email program and I can save the emails in .mbox format. However when I save those email to a .mbox file and then do lp example....
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What does error "The name :1.36 was not provided by any .service files" mean?

Sometimes my Evolution mail will stop syncing with my Google contacts and calendars, and will give me this error message. The name :1.36 was not provided by any .service files When Googling this ...
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How to open an evolution compose window with file attachment

In order to (semi-)automate some of my workflows I would like to find a way to open an Evolution mail compose window with a file of my choosing already attached. I have learned so far that: Evolution ...
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Evolution Calender: search over the whole year... or longer

I am quite satisfied with the Evolution Mail and Calendar in my xubuntu computer. However, I am missing a feature: a search over the whole year, or even better, over the whole calendar. For example, ...
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How to un-hide local email folders in Evolution?

As part of configuring Evolution I removed the "local" account, because I don't want any emails to be stored on only one machine. Unfortunately Evolution still configured all my email ...
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Zoom scheduling support in Evolution

I have recently started using Zoom, and would love if there is anyway of scheduling meetings in zoom through the calendar in Evolution. Evolution is already linked to an Exchange server for the ...
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start evolution with threads collapsed?

For working in linux I can use evolution to access email from all 'corporate' server types: Outlook, Exchange, etc which is great. Often though with new e-mails in long threads, the only thing I see ...
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Has anyone had success installing evolution-ews on Debian 10?

I wanted to install evolution-ews on Debian 10. I have already installed evolution, which went error-free. When trying to install evolution-ews, I get the following error(s): $ sudo apt install ...
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How do I troubleshoot a process that kills GNOME Shell?

Whenever I killall evolution and occasionally when I use the GUI to quit, I am kicked out of my GNOME Shell session and have to log in again. I obviously want to determine the cause but I don't know ...
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Evolution fails to connect to my Google calendar

I've configured 2-Step Verification with my Google accont (under https://myaccount.google.com/security). Emails with OAuth 2 seem to come through fine but I keep getting "Failed to connect calendar ...
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Is there a way to use GNOME Evolution as a way to sync a Maildir, like offlineimap or isync/mbsync?

I noticed that Evolution stores its mail in a maildir now. Is there a way to sync my mail to that maildir, so that I can read it with a program like mu4e? I use Arch, BTW.
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evolution mail and exchange tls

Was informed this week Microsoft is about to lock down their exchange servers and allow tls1.2 only. I run evolution for mail and it is currently working nice with Exchange online. Does evolution mail ...
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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 export all email out of Evolution?

Three years ago, I stopped using Evolution. Currently, I go back to Evolution when I need to review an old email. I would like to export the old emails out of Evolution and remove Evolution all ...
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How can I configure the LDAP query template in Evolution?

I am using Evolution to query the address book of a large LDAP server. I am receiving responses, but the actual search target is not contained in them. I have checked using an LDAP library that I can ...
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Evolution gets D-Bus error when trying to send from alias account

In Evolution I set up a second account which only sends email, to create a alias using the GMail "+" trick. That is, my main Evolution account is something like [email protected] and the alias ...
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How do I override the From field in Evolution?

In other email interfaces (Thunderbird, Gmail) I can send messages from my account ([email protected]) but override the From: field with another name and address, for example another address I control on ...
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Evolution - imported signatures not used

Evolution 3.28.0-4 on Debian Testing. I did a restore of my evolution-config, copied ~/.config/evolution from backup to my machine. The email-accounts and all the emails are fine. For each account ...
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Add Evolution PPA to Linux Mint?

I'm testing Linux Mint, and I want to add https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/3.28.0-4 to the PPA. How can I do that? Linux Mint only has 3.18.5.2 as the highest version.
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How to make gnome-shell calendar open calendar app's event details when clicking onto calendar entry?

In gnome-shell's top bar, calendar items are shown. This is great. However, I miss the possibility to click onto an item and then see more details/or simply to be led to the specific event item in ...
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Evolution full text searching

the full text searching in Evolution (e.g, in the body of the mails) is very slow. I see that, in each Mailbox setting, there is a checkbox to index the bodys of the message (cf https://i.stack.imgur....
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How to disable gnome calendar integration with google?

I want to remove Google calendar tasks from Gnome calendar. I never really configured Gnome to show Google tasks but I think Evolution automatically integrated them. I did find some instructions on ...
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Evolution with GnuPG: "no imported public key" even if it is imported

I was running Evolution on Debian buster (testing) amd64 with GnuPG to encrypt mails. I have my GPG private key on a YubiKey actings as GPG smartcard. As Evolution somehow failed to load my calendars ...
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evolution needed for thunderbird?

I renamed every running evolution file to disabled suffix: # ls -l evolution-*disabled -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 10392 Feb 15 01:38 evolution-addressbook-factory.disabled -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 79952 ...
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Can hyperlink clicks be automated in Evolution and how

Is there any way to automatically click a link in an email from a specific recipient in Evolution, as the emails come in? Perhaps there is an extension that can be added, or possibly a macro? If not, ...
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Evolution's calendar desktop notifications fail appearing

I installed Evolution recently, for its Google Calendar integration, but it produces strange behaviors. In certain "test cases", the program was able to execute a desktop notification about upcoming ...
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after fedora ugrade: evolution cannot access exchange server anymore

evolution 3.22.2 Since upgrading to Fedora25, evolution does not connect anymore to the exchange server outlook.office365.com anymore. The connection to the latter was/is configured through gnome's "...
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Migrate "Contact lists" from Thunderbird to Evolution

I successfully migrated from Thunderbird to Evolution, including all my contacts. However, the "Contact lists" or "Mailing lists" I created in Thunderbird have not migrated. By "Contact lists" or "...
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update Evolution mail client

Want to update Evolution mail client on Debian Jessie. After refreshing the package list from Synaptics Package Manager, it is listing the same old version of Evolution. But the latest version is 3.22,...
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how to configure syncevolution to access notes (text files) on owncloud server as evolution memo?

I wonder whether it can work, and if so how, to get evolution's view on memos to show notes (simple text files in a particular folder "Notes") on an owncloud server. I run owncloud 9 and think of ...
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Evolution hangs for 10-30 seconds after replying/writing new email

I'm running linux mint 17.3 and I recently switched to using Evolution(v3.10.4) with the EWS plugin to handle my work emails. Most everything was working fine, and it was a much easier setup than ...
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Can I do a delay delivery in Thunderbird or Evolution

Now we have an option of "Delay Delivery" in Outlook. Can we do something like that in thunderbird/evolution or any other linux client ?
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Novell Groupwise in Evolution

I want to use my GroupWise Account into Evolution, but afaik, the evolution-groupwise Plugin is discontinued. Is there any possibility to integrate it to Evolution? Edit: I'm using Archlinux + ...
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Reverse order of email thread folding in Evolution

By default Evolution groups emails by thread in a tree-like structure. The first email is the root, the responses to it are its children, etc. Here is a screenshot from wikipedia: https://upload....
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Use GnuPG by default in Evolution

Is there a way to make Evolution default to encrypting messages with GnuPG? It'd be acceptable if Evolution complains and refuses to send unencrypted emails to addresses for which it lacks a gpg ...
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Evolution-EWS (Exchange) Address Book Isn't Syncing

I've installed evolution and evolution-ews. After setting up my exchange email account, I expected that the address books from the server would also sync. Under my Contacts, there are 6 address books. ...
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How to get desktop notifications of Evolution in Mint

I've got problems setting up the notifications for Evolution. I already installed mail-indicator-evolution and evolution-indicator but neither of them appear in the notification area. How can I ...
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Change menu shortcuts in Evolution

I'm trying to change menu shortcuts in the E-mail client Evolution, specifically removing the "send message" via "Ctrl-Enter" shortcut, but can't figure out how. My system is rather new: Debian 8 ...
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Is there a way to move files marked as spam to another folder in Evolution?

The "Junk" folder in evolution is not an actual folder, as all of the messages marked as junk are still in the Inbox on imap. There is a filter option in Evolution based on whether or not a message ...
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Exporting contact certificates in Evolution

I posted this here a couple of days ago, but now think I might have more luck here. Any help at all is greatly appreciated. I have been searching but unable to find a way to export my contact ...
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Convert Evolution filters.xml file to Thunderbird msgFilterRules.dat?

I migrated evolution to Thunderbird yesterday. I googled for migrate filters, but Evolution stores them as an XML file and Thunderbird stores using a Mork formatted file such as: version=`9` logging= ...
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Weird authentication with Exchange server

I'm using Evolution with evolution-mapi to access an Exchange e-mail server. It has worked flawlessly in the past, but recently it will fail to authenticate, asking my password endlessly. If I enter ...
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Password dialogs block keybindings

I am using XMonad 0.11, but this might be unrelated. I am using evolution 3.12.2 and this is related, but the problem might be more general. After research, it appears that the window in question is ...
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