Install Geary 0.7.0 Pre-release on Ubuntu 14.04

Geary is an email reader for GNOME 3 designed to let you read your email quickly and effortlessly. Its interface is based on conversations, so you can easily read an entire discussion without having to click from message to message.

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Features

  • Modern and straightforward interface
  • Quick account setup
  • Supports Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com, and popular IMAP servers (Dovecot, Cyrus, Zimbra, etc.)
  • Mail organized by conversations
  • Full-featured HTML mail composer
  • Fast keyword search
  • Desktop notification of new mail

Geary 0.7.0 has been released: this is an unstable pre-release of the upcoming version 0.8 and its comes with following updates and improvements

  • Major overhaul of email composer, now inline in main window and redesigned
  • Composer will automatically add signature to emails
  • Saving drafts to server can be disabled
  • Improved main window interface, now using GtkHeaderBar
  • Database speed optimizations to reduce lags and improve read times
  • Improved connection retry
  • Various bug fixes
  • Updated translations

Install Geary 0.7.0

sudo apt-get install valac libgirepository1.0-dev intltool cmake desktop-file-utils gnome-doc-utils libcanberra-dev libgee-0.8-dev libglib2.0-dev libgmime-2.6-dev libgtk-3-dev libsecret-1-dev libxml2-dev libnotify-dev libsqlite3-dev libunique-3.0-dev libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev libmessaging-menu-dev libunity-dev

wget download.gnome.org/sources/geary/0.7/geary-0.7.0.tar.xz

tar -xJvf geary-0.7.0.tar.xz

cd geary-0.7.0

./configure

make

sudo make install
 
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