Install Google Calendar indicator in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

November 3, 2013 — 6 Comments

google calendar ubuntu 13.10

Calendar-indicator is a system tray applet which integrates Google Calendar into Ubuntu Unity Desktop. It allows to quickly add new calendar / event, sync with Google Calendar, and more.

The developer has made this app with Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy support, and this tutorail shows you how to install it via PPA repository.

Tutorial Objectives:

  • Install Google Calendar indicator in Ubuntu 13.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command below to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

Then update system package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install the indicator:

sudo apt-get install calendar-indicator

Once installed, open calendar-indicator from Unity Dash. Turn on “Allow access to Google Calendar” and authenticate with your Google account.

Google Calendar indicator ubuntu 13.10

Google Calendar indicator ubuntu 13.10

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6 responses to Install Google Calendar indicator in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

  1. Error in this lines:
    sudo add-apt-repositry ppa:atareao/atareao
    sudo apt-get install ppa:atareao/atareao
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
    sudo apt-get install calendar-indicator

  2. Terrific!
    What about the Task indicator for 13.10?

  3. New Ubuntu user here!
    After following these steps Calender Indicator will not Open. Help?

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