Evolution is the default mail integration programme which i like to use most in ubuntu. Comparing to Thunderbird, it is faster, more stable and has default memenu integration.

Receiving Mail;


Server; pop.gmail.com

Username; yourname@gmail.com

Use Secure Connection; SSL encryption

Authentication Type; Password

Remember Password; Optional

Sending Mail;

Server Configuration; smtp.gmail.com:587

Check server requires authentication

Use secure connection; TLS encryption

Authentication; Login

Username; yourname@gmail.com

Remember Password; Optional

That is all. Now you can use your gmail via evolution mail.

In order to change other settings go to Edit / Preferences