How To Install Evolution 3.13.3 On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04 And Other Ubuntu 14.04 Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Evolution is the default mail client of Gnome, providing integrated mail, calendar funcitonality and address book. The latest version avilable is Evolution 3.13.3, which has been recently released.

Among others, WebKitGTK3 has replaced GtkHTML, the template menu icons have been sorted alphabetically, a feature for auto-emptying the trash without having to exit has been added, an option for disabling the gravatar.com photo of the sender has been implemented, the Ctrl+Enter key combination was tweaked to send email without asking confirmation, and a lot of bug-fixes have been implemented. For more information about the latest Evolution version, see the changelog.

 how to install Evolution 3.13.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five

In this article I will show you how to install Evolution 3.13.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Evolution 3.13.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 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 evolution package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fta/gnome3
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install evolution

Optional, to remove evolution, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove evolution

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