How To Install Geary 0.6.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 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 0.6.1, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:

  • Copy and move message bug fixes (esp. to prevent lost emails)
  • Prevent STARTTLS BAD_IDENTITY when connecting to server
  • Prevent failure when deleting Outbox message
  • Don’t save draft messages on server when UIDPLUS not available
  • Correct severe database command error (statement too long)
  • Fix bug when launching Geary with file URIs for attachments
  • Prevent the IMAP account synchronizer from deadlocking
  • Fix server compatibility issues (mail.ru, netcourrier.com)
  • Italian translation of help documentation
  • Improved translations

how to install Geary 0.6.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander.

In this article I will show you how to install Geary 0.6.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivatives.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Geary 0.6.1 on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the geary package. Like this:

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

To remove geary, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove geary

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2 comments on “How To Install Geary 0.6.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 And Derivative Systems
  1. Sandeep says:

    Please correct the command to remove geary written above.

    To remove geary, do:

    $ sudo apt-get remove geary

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