Social and email

Ubuntu is packed with apps for quick and easy communication. Empathy helps you integrate your chat accounts. And with Thunderbird, you can access your emails, address book and calendar.

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Evolution on Ubuntu

Dash message lens

Keep up to date with your friends and colleagues quickly and easily. With the Dash message lens, you can see all your microblogging feeds in one place. So you’ll be able to follow the latest news and gossip like never before.

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Stay in touch with your friends, family and colleagues wherever you are. Ubuntu works brilliantly with Skype so you can have face-to-face chats with your contacts, any time, anywhere and, of course, completely free!

Skype video call on Ubuntu

Also available in the Ubuntu Software Centre:

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    Evolution Mail

    Manage your email, contacts and calendar with Evolution Mail.

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    Ekiga is an intuitive videoconferencing and VoIP application.

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    Pidgin is an easy-to-use and free chat client used by millions.