Frequent evolution crashes anyone?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Mon Jan 7 09:32:05 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 9:21 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at> wrote:
>>> Ankur, as I replied to Chris, I do it crash occasionally, but doesn't
>>> sound like anything as frequent as yours. Though one type of bug I run
>>> into every so often with Evo is that it will crash every time I select
>>> some specific mail that it obviously has trouble parsing. It's usually
>>> pretty obvious when that's going on, and I just use some other client to
>>> read and then delete or move that mail, so Evo doesn't choke on it
>>> again.
>> Unfortunately, it's crashing way to frequently for me. If you look at abrt's
>> report on bugzilla, you'll find 4 recent comments from my system. I'm
>> replying from the gmail web interface because evolution would crash every
>> time I hit reply in it. I don't think it's a specific email. It's crashing
>> whenever I try to do anything.
>> I'm using:
>> - Gmail set up using online accounts, so should be IMAP. Calendars, address
>> books also set up.
>> - A windows live mail account also using IMAP
>> I've been using this throughout F17 and it was perfectly okay a few days
>> ago. My system is up to date with updates-testing:
>> [ankur at dhcppc1  ~]$ rpm -qa | egrep evolution
>> evolution-data-server-3.6.2-3.fc18.x86_64
>> evolution-help-3.6.2-3.fc18.noarch
>> evolution-mapi-3.6.2-1.fc18.x86_64
>> evolution-3.6.2-3.fc18.x86_64
>> evolution-ews-3.6.1-1.fc18.x86_64
>> [ankur at dhcppc1  ~]$
>> There isn't an update for evolution-ews available:
>> Here's what abrt says:
> And bang, I spoke to soon and just ran up my mail and hit this too, it
> was running without issue on Friday so I'm going to see what might
> have affected this in the interim.

downgrading from gtk3 3.6.3 to 3.6.2 seems to have fixed this for me.

"yum downgrade gtk3*"


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