How to Install Prospect Mail on Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft Outlook is a communications platform from Microsoft that lets you connect and stay organized with your email, calendar, and contacts from a single application.

It allows teams and users to communicate and collaborate and integrates with Office 365.

For Linux users, the official Outlook app is not available. To get Outlook on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions, you’ll have to settle for a workaround app called Prospect Mail (an unofficial Outlook client for Linux).

prospect Mail is an unofficial Microsoft Outlook client for Linux using Electron. It uses the Web App and wraps it as a standalone application using Electron.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the Outlook client desktop app on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 desktops.

For more about Prospect Mail, visit its homepage.

Some of the features you get with Prospect Mail:

  • Receive your Outlook OWA MS Office 365 online from the desktop app
  • Close to minimize
  • Dock tray support
  • System notification

When you’re ready to install Prospect Mail for Linux follow the steps below

Install Prospect Mail (Outlook Client) via Snap

Prospect Mail (Outlook) can also be installed via Ubuntu snap package management… This might be the quickest way to install Prospect Mail.

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

To install via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install prospect-mail

When you’re done, Prospect Mail should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search Prospect Mail and launch it.

Prospect Mail Ubuntu

When it opens, type in your Outlook email address and password to log on.

Outlook Ubuntu Install

You can begin sending and receiving emails from your desktop without logging on online.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners.

Ubuntu is an open-source Linux operating system that runs on desktops, laptops, servers, and other devices.

During your introduction to Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.…

Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, and reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs, from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

That’s it!

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Prospect Mail for Linux on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04.

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