Evolution

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Evolution is a personal information manager (PIM) for various desktop Linux distributions. This is how you setup your e-mail account to work with the Evolution client.

Setup an E-mail Account in Evolution

Start at the Edit menu, and select Preferences. Now select Mail Accounts, and click Add(+). Next, In the Account Management screen, enter a name to identify this account. Click the Forward button.

Now, in the Identity screen, enter your full name, e-mail address and any extra details you wish to share and then click the Forward button. In the Receiving Email screen, select POP from the Server Type list. Complete the following fields, and when you are finished click the Forward button.

  • Server - enter yourdomain.com as your incoming server name.
  • User Name - enter your email address.

From the Authentication Type list, you want to select "Password". In the Receiving Options screen, set your preferences and click the Forward button. Now, on the Sending Email screen, select SMTP from the Server Type list. Complete the following fields, and when you are finished, click the Forward button.

  • Server - type yourdomain.com
  • Under Authentication list, select Login and enter your SMTP user name (full email address)

Click the Apply button and you are finished.

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