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

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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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recover evolution email data after crash: how to?

I have a linux Mate 19 running. It crashed. I found & fixed a few bad blocks with fsck, rebooted, and (almost) everything came back OK. But Evolution didn't. The calendar, contacts and other ...
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How to add new emoticons to evolution mail client

I am using evolution as mail client under Ubuntu 18.04, if that matters. It has a bunch of emoticons available to be inserted in emails: 21 to be precise. For some of my needs these are way too few....
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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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Times for Evolution calendar events broken after change to UTC as system time zone (from local time zone)

I changed /etc/localtime on my Debian Stretch system from local time to UTC, mainly because I want system processes to use UTC and only for presentation to use local time. For some reason, back when I ...
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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 john.doe@gmail.com and the alias ...
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Evolution addressbok fails loading - how to investigate the cause?

I have been successfully using a range of nextcloud address books for years. Suddenly, one specific address book cannot be viewed anymore within evolution's contacts UI. It still loads successfully ...
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Evolution keyboard events going through to wrong window?

I'm running Evolution 3.22.6 on a Google Pixelbook i5 (ChromeOS 69.0.3486.0)/ Crostini Linux (Beta). I'm holding back, for now, from providing more version information unless they might seem relevant ...
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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 (user@email.com) 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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IMAP time-out by socket

I have a problem with my IMAP connection to the email service of EuroDNS. It gives a 'Time-out by Socket I/O' if I want to read my email with any particular email client I used. Someone of EuroDNS ...
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How to make gnome-shell calendar open calendar app 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 http://i.imgur.com/...
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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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linux evolution mail not configuring for normal user

I have installed Fedora 26 on my desktop and trying to configure Evolution mail for my sudo user. The email account is getting configured in evolution but its not polling any mail or sending out any ...
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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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How to access the Evolution calendar data from the command line?

I want to be able to access the Evolution calendar from the command line. Specifically, I'd like to be able to: List calendar events (the one-line summary, date and time is enough) Upcoming events ...
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How to get Evolution to run in VNC on Debian/Wheezy (or later)?

For many years I've been in the habit of, when away from home, VNC-ing (over ssh) back into my "home machine" and running Evolution (for email, contacts etc) in a tightvncserver environment there. ...
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Search in evolution does not find umlaut in different encoding

I use Evolution 3.6.4 on Fedora 18 x86_64, my main language is German. I got a mail (on my imapx account) encoded in iso-8859-15 with the word "hügelig" in it. The mail is displayed correctly in ...
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reading exchange mail, address book and calendar in mint 14 nadia

I've heard the only mail client that can be used as ms outlook in mint is evolution. I couldn't find any good web resource regarding this. I have evolution installed, but I don't see Exchange as an ...
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Evolution: Scroll to bottom of inbox per default

I run Debian Wheezy with a Gnome 3 desktop. I migrated from Thunderbird to Evolution to manage my e-mails. I have my inbox configured to show the newest mails on the bottom. However, when Evolution ...
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Why's my Evolution setup screen blank?

Trying to run Evolution on openSuSE 12.1 without success. It starts up (eventually, super slow even on this pretty beefy box) and gives me a window with "Evolution Setup Assistant" on the title bar ...
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Is there an easy way to migrate from thunderbird to evolution?

I want to be able to use the calendar evolution: the calendar in Thunderbird is a plugin (Lightning) and from time to time when Thunderbird receives a new update, Lightning does not always update ...
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Evolution keeps disappearing?

I am running Debian 6.0.3 (squeeze) and Evolution 2.30.3. I keep noticing that evolution disappears (gmail account). It never throws up a crash dialog. What is going on? How can I tell what is ...
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Importing CSV contacts into Evolution 3.0.2

I'm running Evolution 3.0.2 (stack from a Fedora 15 install). I have a CSV file with a few contacts. This file was created by a Samsung software, when backing up an old telephone I had. If I go to ...
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How to see mails sent by me in Evolution

I can't find a setting the makes Evolution display messages sent by me in thread view. I can find them in Sent folder, but I'd like them to be part of the normal threads.
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Evolution Check mail when Window is closed

In Ubuntu/Gnome under the mail icon in the tray, there are chat, mail, and broadcast. opening the chat logs into your IM accounts and keeps you logged in when closing the main window. But it appears ...