Geary email client reached the 0.12.2 bug-fix release earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10.
Geary is a Gnome email client, which was originally developed by the Yorba Foundation. The latest release so far is Geary 0.12.2 that include following bug-fixes:
- Fix being unable to remove attachments from a draft.
- Ensure drafts are removed when composer from address changes accounts.
- Workaround composer info label being too long.
- Ensure embedded composer is always scrolled to when opened.
- Don’t display quote expander buttons when printing a message.
- Fix composer detach button position and visibility.
- Actually fix second multipart/digest message body not being displayed.
- Ensure gnome-control-centre knows in advance Geary uses notifications.
- Fix gnome-shell notifications missing an icon under flatpak.
- Fix message body quote button styling under WebKitGTK 2.20.
- Don’t show unused header widgets when showing a message via notifications.
- Work around present() not actually raising windows under Wayland.
- Reduce CPU use when idle.
- Fix some serious run-time memory leaks.
How to Install Geary 0.12.2 in Ubuntu:
The software has an official PPA repository contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04.
1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:geary-team/releases
There’s no visual feedback while typing your password due to security reason.
2. Then upgrade Geary from an existing release via Software Updater:
or run commands one by one in terminal to install or upgrade the email client:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install geary
To remove Geary email client, simply run command in terminal:
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove geary
And open Software & Updates then navigate to Other Software tab to remove PPAs.