How To Install Geary 0.4 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, Linux Mint 16, 15, 14 And Pear OS 8

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 0.4, which has been released a while ago.

New features and enhancements, from the official site:

  • Per-account full text search
  • Automatic save to draft
  • Refreshed user interface
  • Per-folder unread email count
  • Experimental support for Outlook.com
  • Enhanced “show external images” preference
  • Find bar for locating text within a conversation (Ctrl+F)
  • Improved handling of attachments
  • Malicious link checker
  • Passwords stored with libsecret instead of GNOME Keyring
  • Hundreds of bugs fixed and small improvements

how to install Geary 0.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Pear OS 8.

In this article I will show you how to install Geary 0.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Pear OS 8.

For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Linux Mint 16 Petra, Geary 0.4 is available via the default repositories, so installing it is easy. Just do:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install geary

To install Geary 0.4 on Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14 and Pear OS 8, we have to add the yorba third party ppa, 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

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