Evolution: Setup LSUMail


General Information

Evolution is a mail client for the Linux Operating system. Below are the instructions on how to set up Evolution for an LSUMail Account.

Set up Evolution for LSUMail

1. Open the Evolution e-mail client and click Next at the bottom right corner of the window.

Evolution Installation screen

2. On the Restore from Backup option screen, simply click Next at the bottom right corner again.

Restore from Backup window

3. Enter your Full Name and e-mail address, then click Next again.

Identity window

4. Enter the following Configuration Settings:

  • Server Type:  Select IMAP
  • Server Address:  outlook.office365.com
  • Username:  Enter  your @lsu.edu e-mail address
  • Security:  Choose SSL encryption
  • Authentication:  Select Password             

When finished, click Next again.

Receiving Email window

5. Choose any of the optional preferences, then click Next again.

Receiving Options window

6. You will now enter your Sending Email details.

  • Server Type:  Select SMTP
  • Server:  outlook.office365.com (check the Server requires authentication box)
  • Port: 587
  • Security:  Choose TLS encryption
  • Authentication Type:  Select Login
  • Username: Enter your @lsu.edu email address 

When finished, click Next again.

Sending Email window

7. Enter a name for your LSU account, then click Next again. 

Account Summary window

8. You have now completed setting up your LSUMail account on Evolution. Click Apply where the Next button has been to finish the setup.

Confirmation window


Referenced from: http://askubuntu.com/


6/20/2018 10:58:08 AM