Geary is a lightweight email reader for the GNOME desktop. It’s a Yorba product, now supports Gmail and Yahoo! Mail. Version 0.1 was released on May 4.

Geary has following features:

  • Basic support for viewing and composing HTML email
  • Send and receive email
  • Reply to all and forward email
  • Optional spell checker
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Organizes emails into conversations

You can download the tarball. Ubuntu 12.04 Precise can install geary from Yorba PPA shortly. Just run following commands in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install geary