How To Install Geary 0.10.0 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Geary is a lightweight email client, written in Vala, built for the Gnome desktop. It is also the default mail client on Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

The latest version available is Geary 0.10.0, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Undo Archive/Trash/Move of email
  • New split headerbar layout with UI, composer improvements
  • Preference to switch between 2-column and 3-column layout
  • Support multiple (“alternate”) email addresses per account
  • New shortcut keys to navigate next/previous conversation
  • Fix displaying inline images referenced by Content-ID
  • Numerous bug fixes, optimizations, improvements
  • Updated translations

how to install Geary 0.10.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2

In this article I will show you how to install Geary 0.10.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Geary 0.10.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivatives is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the geary packages. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install geary

Optional, to remove geary, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove geary

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2 comments on “How To Install Geary 0.10.0 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems
  1. Jacques says:

    Thank you for this. Your site is extremely handy and invaluable to me.

  2. ppcold says:

    Will I lose settings if I already have an older version of Geary? Can I just install over the top of the older version?

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