Linux News Today: Geary Email Client Is Alive and Kicking, Geary 0.11.0 Out with New Features
Today, Geary developer Michael Gratton has informed Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of a new version of the email application designed for the GNOME 3 desktop environment.
Geary is well known for being one of the most modern and easy-to-use email clients available for GNU/Linux operating systems, but it has been exactly nine months since Geary 0.10.0 was released, and many thought that the project was longer active because of Yorba’s retirement announcement back in November 2015.
And today, May 16, 2016, we have some very good news for users of the Geary email client, as version 0.11.0 is out bringing a few nice features. Among them are support for archiving special folders and the “is:read,” “is:unread:” and “is:starred” search operators, and fixes for many of the bugs reported by users since Geary 0.10.0.
“Just letting you know Geary 0.11.0 was just released. Reports of its demise have been greatly exaggerated,” says Michael Gratton for Softpedia. “This new release has been a long time coming; thanks to all who contributed patches and translations. Special thanks to Adam Dingle for helping to revive development and to the team from Yorba for writing Geary in the first place.”
Cyrus support has been improved, bugs have been fixed
Other changes implemented in Geary 0.11.0 include better support for Cyrus and other similar servers when the network in unreliable, updated .deb module dependencies for Debian and Ubuntu distributions, better placement of Composer’s “Detach” button, as well as multiple documentation improvements.
A workaround for some crashes caused by the WebKitGTK+ 2.4.10 full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine has been added as well, along with fixes for UI freezes that occurred when network connections were lost, a crash that occurred during searching, and an issue with images not being displayed in some HTML messages.
Geary 0.11.0 also enables the use of a custom FTS3 tokenizer in SQLite 3.12 and later, adds support for using more than the “to:” and “from:” search operators, and addresses an issue with the main window being empty when opened from the notification. Last but not least, numerous UI and documentation translations have been updated.
Download Geary 0.11.0 right now via our website.