How to install Geary email client on Ubuntu 16

How to install Geary email client on Ubuntu 16

Geary

Geary is the default IMAP mail client for GNOME users . It support Outlook.com, Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and other IMAP servers.

It is known for its simple design and configuration. Geary is written 100% in Vala.

Step 1: Install repository and update that

root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
The Yorba PPA is maintained by the Yorba Foundation and home to the Shotwell Photo Manager, the Geary Mail Client, California Calendar. We also offer here gexiv2 (a GObject wrapper for the Exiv2 metadata library used by Shotwell).
More info: https://launchpad.net/~yorba/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpbm7fbj2n/secring.gpg’ created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpbm7fbj2n/pubring.gpg’ created
gpg: requesting key E549B1AC from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpbm7fbj2n/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key E549B1AC: public key “Launchpad yorba” imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
OK
root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get update
Get:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty InRelease [7,152 B]
Ign:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty InRelease
Get:2 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty/contrib amd64 Packages [1,558 B]
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:5 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty/contrib i386 Packages [1,558 B]
Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Hit:8 http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease
Ign:9 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:10 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Ign:12 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise InRelease
Hit:13 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise Release
Ign:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/danielrichter2007/grub-customizer/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:17 http://ppa.launchpad.net/klaus-vormweg/sylpheed/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Ign:18 http://ppa.launchpad.net/yorba/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Ign:19 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release
Ign:20 http://ppa.launchpad.net/yorba/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release
Ign:21 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
Ign:22 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages
Ign:23 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main all Packages
Ign:24 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en_US
Ign:25 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en
Ign:26 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata
Ign:27 http://ppa.launchpad.net/claws-mail/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main DEP-11 64×64 Icons

Step 2: Install Geary on Ubuntu 16

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install geary
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common
The following NEW packages will be installed:
geary libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 353 not upgraded.
Need to get 11.2 MB of archives.
After this operation, 48.7 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 amd64 2.4.10-0ubuntu1 [1,852 kB]
Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libwebkitgtk-3.0-common all 2.4.10-0ubuntu1 [368 kB]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 amd64 2.4.10-0ubuntu1 [7,585 kB]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 geary amd64 0.10.0-1ubuntu1 [1,401 kB]
Fetched 11.2 MB in 8s (1,339 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0:amd64.
(Reading database … 187134 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0_2.4.10-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0:amd64 (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Selecting previously unselected package libwebkitgtk-3.0-common.
Preparing to unpack …/libwebkitgtk-3.0-common_2.4.10-0ubuntu1_all.deb …
Unpacking libwebkitgtk-3.0-common (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Selecting previously unselected package libwebkitgtk-3.0-0:amd64.
Preparing to unpack …/libwebkitgtk-3.0-0_2.4.10-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking libwebkitgtk-3.0-0:amd64 (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Selecting previously unselected package geary.
Preparing to unpack …/geary_0.10.0-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking geary (0.10.0-1ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu2) …
Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.47.6-1) …
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) …
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu4) …
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160321-0ubuntu1) …
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index…
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) …
Setting up libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0:amd64 (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Setting up libwebkitgtk-3.0-common (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Setting up libwebkitgtk-3.0-0:amd64 (2.4.10-0ubuntu1) …
Setting up geary (0.10.0-1ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu2) …
root@ubuntu:~#

Step 3: Start Geary application

Open terminal –> geary

geary_mail

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