There are multiple email clients that you can leverage and configure your email account on Linux. Some of the widely used email clients include Thunderbird, Evolution, and KMail. Geary is another handy and easy-to-use email client that lets you conveniently set up your email account. It is completely free and open-source is currently developed and maintained by the GNOME project.
Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Ubuntu Linux Software Installation queries.
In this context, we shall look into the installation of Geary on Ubuntu.
1. Perform System Update
To begin, refresh the package lists on your Ubuntu Linux system with the below command:
$ sudo apt update
2. Install Geary email client
Geary is quite easy to install and configure. You can install Geary email client with the below command:
$ sudo apt install geary
This installs Geary alongside other new packages and dependencies that will be required by Geary.
Once installed, launch Geary by clicking on the 'Activities' tab and searching for Geary. Then click on the Geary icon to launch it.
This will display the Geary User Interface prompting you to select an email provider. Here, you will be presented with a wide array of option including Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo plus you get to define other providers of your choice.
For complete uninstallation of Geary email client, you have to use your system package manager either or run the command:
$ sudo apt-get remove –autoremove geary
This article covers how to install and configure the Geary email client on Ubuntu 20.04. In fact, Geary is one of the best Email Client apps for Ubuntu.
Main features of Geary includes: