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Minimize Evolution To Ubuntu System Tray With Patched Evolution Indicator

Evolution is the built in mail client for Ubuntu distributions. Since long many users have been trying to find a way to minimize it to the system tray as some of it’s components are accessible from there. Patched Evolution Indicator is a simple app designed to get email notifications, even when the Evolution window is closed. It basically minimizes Evolution to the system tray, hence allowing you to receive email notifications without an active Evolution window. A new version for 11.04 Natty has just been released, whereas a version is also available for Ubuntu 10.10.

Patched Evolution indicator can be installed in both Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 from the respective PA given below.

Ubuntu 10.10

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:goehle/goehle-ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install evolution-indicator

Ubuntu 11.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:goehle/goehle-ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install evolution-indicator

System Tray

Patched Evolution indicator is a handy app for Ubuntu users who have been trying to find a solution to get Evolution mail notifications from the system tray.

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