View Full Version : Evolution 3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

April 7th, 2012, 03:28 AM
Just doing some testing and noticed that 12.04 ships with Evolution 3.2. However am looking at upgrading to the current stable of

I have downloaded the source, then invoked the following command:


To be presented with the following error

configure: error: glib-compile-schemas not found.

Am I doing something wrong here? or does anyone know of a PPA for Evolution that contains


April 7th, 2012, 09:02 PM
Bump, anyone any suggestions?

April 7th, 2012, 11:06 PM
Building evolution from scratch is too difficult for casual use. I'm pretty sure no one has done a PPA. I'm not going to redo the PPA of evolution-ews until after 12.04 launch.

April 8th, 2012, 02:37 AM
The problem with trying to put Evolution 3.4 into a PPA like the GNOME 3 PPA is that there are a lot of reverse-depends that would need to be rebuilt for evolution-data-server 3.4. And any time any of those packages get updated, it would need to be built again for the PPA so it's a whole lot of work.

What is so critical in Evolution 3.4 that you can't just wait for Ubuntu 12.10?

And if you want to build stuff from source, it's easier to use the already existing Ubuntu packaging.