Many applications are currently being developed in the cloud. the same Ubuntu offers a space in the Cloud as well as a music application in the Cloud, Ubuntu One Music. However there are still traditional applications that work without having to go through the Cloud. A good example of this is Evolution an information management application although it is traditionally used as email manager.
History of Evolution
Evolution first belonged to noob and was developed by Gnome, Subsequently passed into the hands of the Gnome project and changed its name to Novell Evolution a Evolution. Evolution was developed as the free option a Microsoft Outlook, So the appearance of Evolution it reminds us Microsoft Outlook.
Among the virtues or functionalities of Evolution there is the mail manager, contact book, calendar and to-do list. It is a fairly complete software package that has full integration with email accounts imap, The types Gmail o Hotmail; has good integration with Pidgin, A program similar to the dead Windows Messenger; in addition it has a total compatibility with Outlook and Thunderbird, Its competitors so to speak.
Evolution is not currently installed by default as was the case in earlier versions of Ubuntu, but is fully available at the official Ubuntu repositories, So we can install it well using the Ubuntu Software Center
or through the terminal by typing this
sudo apt-get install evolution
Once we have installed it, when we open the program, a tutorial will start that will automatically configure the email account we enter. I personally used a Gmail account and it worked at first without any hassle.
Besides, Evolution allows the option to add connectors which increases the productivity and usability of Evolution.
In these days where the format “cloud“Impera, there are times when classic applications are essential. Evolution it allows us to extract our information from the Cloud and fix it on a computer, so we can improve our daily productivity or our daily communications. Other alternatives to Evolution they are Mozilla Thunderbird i Contact for KDE. If you are looking for an application to manage your mail, you can start with these applications.
More Information – Thunderbird as an alternative to Google Reader
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