How To Install Evolution Mail On Ubuntu 12.04

Evolution allows you to keep your calendar, email, address book and tasks in one place. Evolution has the ability to filter Junk/Spam Mail, add your favorite web calenders, and to keep your information safe and secure. Read more about Evolution Mail.

List of features: no viruses or worms, Junk filtering, Desktop integration, Advanced email searching, Web calendars. More features



To install Evolution mail press the SuperKey and type: software center. When the software center is open follow these steps:

In the search field type: evolution mail
Select the search result
Click on the More Info button
Mark the plugins you want to install
Click on the Install button
Enter your password
Click on the Authenticate button

When Evolution mail is installed you can close the software center. To start Evoilution mail press the SuperKey and type: evolution.

At first startup you will be asked to add your email account(s) i added the server settings for gmail and hotmail/livemail bellow.

Gmail server settings:

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server – requires SSL: imap.gmail.com
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 993
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server – requires TLS: smtp.gmail.com (use authentication)
Use Authentication: Yes
Use STARTTLS: Yes (some clients call this SSL)
Port: 465 or 587
Account Name: your full email address (including @gmail.com) Google Apps users, please enter [email protected]_domain.com
Email Address: your full Gmail email address ([email protected]) Google Apps users, please enter [email protected]_domain.com
Password: your Gmail password



Hotmail/Livemail server settings:

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server – requires SSL: pop3.live.com
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 993
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server – requires TLS: smtp.live.com (use authentication)
Use Authentication: Yes
Use STARTTLS: Yes (some clients call this SSL)
Port: 465 or 587
Account Name: your full email address (including @live.com or @hotmail.com)
Email Address: your full hotmail.com or live.com email address ([email protected] or [email protected])
Password: your hotmail password
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