Linux News Today: GNOME's Evolution Email Client Now Follows the Notification Settings of GNOME Shell
The GNOME developers are still working hard these days on the second milestone of the upcoming GNOME 3.20 desktop environment, which means that we should see more and more updates to various core components and GNOME applications.
The Evolution email and calendar software has been updated to version 3.19.2, which means that it will be distributed as part of the GNOME 3.19.2 release when it will be publically available later this month, and just by looking at the internal changelog attached at the end of the article, we can notice that it is yet another major bugfix release.
Among some of the highlights of the changes implemented in Evolution 3.19.2, we can mention that the software is now following the GNOME notification settings for the GNOME Shell user interface, it will no longer play sounds for each reminder, will honor the alignment of messages when sending HTML emails, and it’s capable of setting reminders for tasks.
Additionally, the menu key has been updated to allow users to open the context menu in Contacts view, a new option has been added to notify users about missing remote content, deletion and undo of quotes now works correctly in the mail composer, a new button has been added to let users archive the current or selected email, and several EHTMLEditorView-related issues were resolved.
Over 50 bugs have been resolved
In numbers, over 50 bugs have been resolved in this second development milestone towards Evolution 3.20, so if you want to see what exactly has been changed, we strongly recommend that you check out the changelog below. As expected, there are various translations updates as well, and many other small under-the-hood improvements.
Those of you who want to take this version for a test drive can download the Evolution 3.19.2 sources right now from Softpedia and start compiling the software by hand. Alternatively, you can wait for the GNOME 3.19.2 package to appear in the default software repositories of your GNU/Linux distributions. However, please try to keep in mind that this is a pre-release version, not suitable for production use.