Geary Mail 0.8.0 Released! Download / Install In Ubuntu Via PPA

Geary is a lightweight email client also developed by the Yorba team, Geary 0.8.0 is the latest stable release, announced September 19, 2014. It is highly recommend all users upgrade to this release.

Updates include:

  • Major redesign of email composer, now presented inline in main window
  • Composer will automatically add signature to emails
  • Saving drafts to server can be disabled
  • Improved interface, now using GtkHeaderBar and modern widgets
  • Database speed optimizations to reduce lags and improve read times
  • Improved connection handling and reestablishment
  • Show attachments lacking a Content-Disposition
  • Important bug fixes
  • Updated translations

The Geary 0.8.0 tarball may be found at:

Install in Ubuntu via PPA

Ubuntu Saucy and Trusty users may also install Geary 0.6.1 from the Yorba PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install geary