How to display all email in Plaintext only in the Evolution Email Client

After installing Linux Mint, I found that I did not have an option on the Evolution Preferences -> HTML Messages tab, to make sure that all email I received was only displayed as plain text. The option display was as per Figure 1 below.

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If you too do not see the . . . → Read More: How to display all email in Plaintext only in the Evolution Email Client

How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

Okay… on this blog, we explained the finer details of GNU Privacy Guard or GPG or GnuPG or PGP. Activities that are required to be performed were explained in detail with the commands to perform them.

However, you would still not be able to connect the dots, without this grand overview of GNU Privacy Guard . . . → Read More: How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

How to save memory on RAM starved Galaxy Y S5360 android phone using K-9 email client

Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 have just 168 mb of RAM available for use. If you have multiple email accounts and want to read email on the go using the phone, then you have no choice but to download the GMail client (provided by default) and then to read Yahoo mail, download . . . → Read More: How to save memory on RAM starved Galaxy Y S5360 android phone using K-9 email client

How to save or export evolution emails as an mbox file

This is for those who want to know how to export emails from Evolution. Emails can be exported from Evolution using a file called mbox. It is a universal email files format recognized by several email clients. Below are the steps to do this.

Select all the emails in the folder first. You can only . . . → Read More: How to save or export evolution emails as an mbox file

Evolution email not visible

Evolution on Fedora 17 has given some issues lately. I have not been able to diagnose why. It worked well for past several years. However, there has been loss of all email in all folders and mail boxes now. A re-install did not work. So did a restoration from backup. It worked temporarily, but then . . . → Read More: Evolution email not visible

Read Outlook Express .PST File in Linux

To read .pst files created by Microsoft Outlook Express in Linux, you need the libpst package from the distribution’s repository. # yum install libpst <enter> # exit

To read the pst file, you can use the readpst command in the Linux shell. readpst allows you to export the .pst file to any format for use . . . → Read More: Read Outlook Express .PST File in Linux

Open Microsoft Outlook winmail.dat file in Linux

Microsoft Outlook, at times, uses a TNEF format that sends email as a winmail.dat file attachment. This format can be opened by email clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird and Claws mail on Windows and Linux.

However, if you use the Evolution email client on Linux, you can still open the attachment indirectly, but . . . → Read More: Open Microsoft Outlook winmail.dat file in Linux

Evolution mail migration to new format in Fedora 15

Evolution migrates your mail box to a new format, maildir from mbox in Fedora 15. Always backup evolution using the in-built menu option File -> Backup evolution data. This generates a tar.gz file which you can use to restore evolution later. From Fedora 14, this should have been your backup approach from Evolution rather than . . . → Read More: Evolution mail migration to new format in Fedora 15

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