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Why Can't I Log In to Gmail with Geary or Mail?

The security standard Google is talking about is called OAuth. It's a modern technology to authenticate a user. As the Wikipedia article states: Google supports OAuth 2.0 as the recommended ...
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Why Can't I Log In to Gmail with Geary or Mail?

"Doesn't meet modern security standards" is Google code talk for not an in-house developed application. By default, Google locks out most third party clients from IMAP access, but you can change that ...
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Can I manage my contacts from inside Geary?

Geary does not have a contact management interface, but it does store contacts for auto-completion. These contacts are pulled from the emails that it has downloaded. There are long-term goals for ...
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Window (Geary) always open maximized?

It's not a bug, it's a feature ;) elementary OS automatically maximizes every starting window that is bigger than 70% of your screen size. You can turn off this behaviour by running the following ...
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Is there an address book for Geary

According to this newsletter post, contact sync for Geary was planned but never implemented. The original developers of Geary shut down, but the Elementary team has forked Geary and continues to ...
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Replacing Geary with Thunderbird

You can add this functionality by installing the thunderbird-contracts package. Unfortunately it's only available in the elementary OS daily PPA. It's not recommended to add the daily PPA to your ...
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pantheon-mail horizontal elongation

To fix this issue you need to kill/close pantheon-mail and then run the command dconf reset -f /org/pantheon/mail/ I believe this is only a temporary solution. If you have Elementary Tweaks ...
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How to remove mail client from Elementary OS Loki 0.4

AppCenter is still in development so it can be buggy. In Terminal, use: sudo apt purge pantheon-mail
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How to remove account from geary

The simple workaround for this is: Removing the accounts in ~/.local/share/pantheon-mail If you have only one account: Open terminal and run- rm -rf ~/.local/share/pantheon-mail/* If you have ...
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Pantheon-mail account configuration dialog doesn't fit in low-res displays

As a workaround, you can move the dialog with Win+mouse drag.
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Geary Won't Open

I actually was able to get it to work again, I'll leave my solution here just in case someone else runs into this problem: right click Geary and click compose new message. Then open up Terminal and ...
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How to can I print emails in Geary?

Open an email, click on downward arrow--> print.
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Geary blurred on HiDPI screen, possible to compile with latest WebKit version?

No need to compile anything: you can just update to a newer libwebkitgtk - then Geary (and other applications like e.g. the WiFi login window) will use that instead of the old one. I think the issue ...
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How can I update apps like Geary to the newest version?

Latest version of Geary is not available for Freya and Ubuntu 14.04, but the developers plan to backport it. See Launchpad for details. You can also post a bounty for this bug.
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How to get new Geary 0.11 ? Will Freya get the update?

There isn't much info on this yet but I saw where Geary was being downloaded from when I removed and tried updating from the new PPA. Decided to try this and it worked. I was able to install the ...
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How can I clear the cached settings for Mail?

Well, you can see the content in the Pantheon Mail folder with: ls .local/share/pantheon-mail/ You going to see a folder with the names of your e-mail accounts, something like my_name@example.com, ...
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pantheon-mail horizontal elongation

This is a bug. Please subscribe to its ticket in the bug tracker to receive notifications when the devs need help testing a fix.
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Email alias in Mail?

Yes, Mail supports aliases. Click the gear in the upper-right corner. Accounts > select account > "Additional email addresses..." > add alias. When you go to send or reply to an email, if you ...
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can I add a signature to mail in Elementary OS?

You can select Accounts/Edit account (crayon icon) at the bottom of the dialog. There is a checkbox to set a signature and a textbox to type your signature in:
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Connect more accounts to e-mail client

Yes there is, you can setup multiple mail accounts in Pantheon Mail. Menu / Accounts (or Ctrl+m) and with + you can add a new account.
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Where's the Geary send icon/button?

Even if all the controls are missing, you can send an email by pressing Ctrl+Enter.
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Where's the Geary send icon/button?

Same here. The buttons only appear when you press CTRL + D to compose the message in a new window. There also seems to be no shortcut to send to get around this, CTRL + S just opens another ...
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Multiple Instances of Geary, Files, etc. for different workspaces?

I am sorry I can't provide a full answer right now, but I can answer one small part of it. To open new instances of Files you can right click its icon in Plank and click "New Window". I opened two in ...
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Replacing Geary with Thunderbird

The "Send by email" function in Files only works with Geary. Thunderbird doesn't provide this integration feature.
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geary move mails to the trash, I don't want that

Are you using IMAP or POP3 to get your email? Mail clients using POP3 generally delete emails from the server after downloading them. If you could post a screenshot of your mail settings (excluding ...
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Can't Connect my University email to Geary

It's kind of hard to figure out since I can't replicate the issue, but I'm going to presume that the not SSL part in the description on the website means that you should change the encryption method ...
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How to remove account from geary

Just tried this with the latest Geary, and you have to in effect remove two directories for it to work: rm -rf ~/.local/share/geary/<account_name> and rm -rf ~/.config/geary/<account_name&...
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Delete individual emails in a thread

Nope, there is no built-in way to do this. I've requested it as a feature here, where I suggest you subscribe as well, in case devs want feedback. If you'd like to request the feature more prominently,...
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Geary Spelling Checker for Foreign Language

There is no way to change the spell checker language on Geary 0.10 (or 0.11). But that should be available in Geary 0.12 when released. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=720335
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Is there an address book for Geary

I agree this would a be a must-have feature for elementary OS, but in the meantime I use Evolution app to manage my email and it has a built-in feature to manage addresses books (due to gnome-contacts,...
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