How To Install Geary Email Client On Linux Ubuntu Systems

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  • Dec 02, 2016

Install the latest version of Geary email app for Linux Ubuntu. Terminal commands to install Geary Mail on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10 Systems. Geary is an email application built around conversations, for the GNOME 3 desktop. It allows you to read, find and send email with a straightforward, modern interface. Conversations allow you to read a complete discussion without having to find and click from message to message.


  • Quick email account setup
  • Shows related messages together in conversations
  • Fast, full text and keyword search
  • Full-featured HTML and plain text message composer
  • Desktop notification of new mail
  • Compatible with GMail, Yahoo! Mail, and other IMAP servers


Geary 0.11.2 is the latest version available for Linux Ubuntu Systems.

  • Improve showing RTL email with no direction set as RTL (#713062)
  • Improve composer not showing RTL messages as RTL (#713607)
  • Fix crash when archiving, deleting, etc. specific messages (#769010)
  • Fix crash from invalid window sizes in settings (#730356)
  • Fix crash connecting to & other Dovecot (#66509)
  • Fix maximised state not being saved (#755359)
  • Fix unresponsive after sending long line starting with ‘>’ (#768642)
  • Fix warning/crash when unable to contact notification server (#768911)
  • Fix using incorrect From address restoring from a draft (#768419)
  • Fix format=flowed when sending non-Latin text (#753528)
  • Fix encoding problems with non ASCII/Latin-1/UTF-8 headers (#753870)
  • Don’t double spaces after address autocomplete in composer (#755589)
  • Add Language headers to po files
  • Don’t rely on a the GEdit app icon for the draft folder (#753672)
  • Fix a number of edge-case critical warnings/errors

Install Geary Mail on Ubuntu

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Geary Mail on Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and other Ubuntu Derivatives:

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

Once installed, open Geary form Ubuntu Dash. For the first time the Geary app will ask you to imput the email id and password. Once the data is fed, it automatically configures the mail server settings.

How To Install Geary Email Client On Linux Ubuntu Systems originally posted on Source Digit – Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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