Geary 43.0 has been released:

Enhancements included in this release:
* Improved images management
* Thunderbird auto configuration support
* Add XDG background portal support
* Numerous user interface translation updates
* Numerous bug fixes and user interface improvements

Thanks to those who contributed bug fixes and enhancements to this
* Richard Adenling
* Itay Grudev
* Adrien Plazas
* Maximiliano
* Alexander Mikhaylenko
* Michael Catanzaro

Geary 43 branched, will be released in one or two weeks:
- Support for auto configuration (like Thunderbird)
- Reworked move/copy popover
- Fix an issue not marking all messages on server
- Fix "running in background" support
- More images loading options
- Fix contacts completion

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Hi all, Geary is looking for a co-maintainer!

@mjog doesn't have enough time to to do it all by themselves any more, and so is looking for a hand in taking care of day-to-day tasks such as bug triaging and fixing, and working on improving the front-end side of the app in particular.

If you're interested, take a look at the issue tracker, and pitch on in!

If you have any questions, please thread them below or get in touch with @mjog 👇


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@geary Yesssss, being able to half-tile is a big improvement for me.

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Switched to #Geary / #Flatpak from the one on the #PureOS repository on my #Librem5 ... all went fine. it uses the device configured accounts right out of the box :) awesome work @geary !

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@geary great update again, the responsiveness is nice

For what it's worth, here's a likely very incomplete THANKS file:

Geary is Free Software, being built by people, for people. ✌️ ❤️ 💻

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Also to people who have been donating cash on Librepay (you know who you are), and the many people who report bugs and follow through with more information and testing when required.

All of the bug reporting, updating, and testing are just as essential as the development and translation work, and Geary wouldn't be as solid as it without that. So, thanks!

If you'd like to contribute, regardless of whether you can code or not, there's a bunch of helpful ways listed here:

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While we have for a while been making sure that people who make code and translation contributions to Geary are acknowledged in the NEWS and THANKS files, we haven't really been acknowledging people who have been contributing in other ways. While we figure that out, here's a stop-gap list of people:

* Andre Klapper (bug triaging)
* Federico Bruni (bug reporting and fix testing, Discourse answering)
* Martin Mayer (bug wrangling and updating)
* Tobias Bernard (interface design)

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@geary it looks GORGEOUS, it looks substantially better.

Now hoping for a GTK4 version soon.

Finally, the Geary Privacy Policy has been published, describes how Geary collects, uses, transmits and stores personal information.

Thanks to everyone who provided feedback on the draft.

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As usual, Geary 40 is the product of a large number of contributions from the community, including a number of people contributing improvements for the first time.

See the NEWS file for the complete list:

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🎐🎐 Geary 40 has been released! 🎐🎐

This new feature release features substantial interfaces updates to support half-screen and phone displays, search engine updates, and many interface, performance, translation and server compatibility updates and fixes.

Available to download from Flathub right now, and your favourite distribution as it gets packaged.

Geary 40 release candidate has been released, at long last! It is available to install as a nightly build for testing before the final release:

Please do test it out, and let us know if you find any show stoppers:


Of course, if you have any questions about getting started, hit us up! Either here, or on the GNOME Discourse channel:

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We've had had some good code contributions come in recently from first time volunteers, so if you have some software development experience, please feel free to dive in:

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Geary is maintained and developed by people from the community, nearly everyone volunteers their time. If you are keen to help out, there's a bunch of ways to contribute: triage bugs, translate the graphical interface, fix bugs or implement new features, and more:

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