Install Yorba’s California Calendar in Ubuntu 14.04

Last updated: May 19, 2014

Yorba's California Calendar

Yorba team has introduced its calendar app ‘California’ two months ago. Now the first release California 0.1.0 (UNSTABLE) is available.

Yorba's California calendar

California is a new calendar application for GNOME 3. It’s currently under heavy development. It features:

  • Modern, clean interface
  • Quick setup (if any is required at all)
  • Uses EDS for calendar access, potentially other specialized backends
  • Quickly add events with natural-language parser
  • Desktop notification of events

If you’re using Google Calendar or web calendar (.ics), you can import them to California from its menu.


Install California:

NOTE: California is unstable and in active development at the moment. Use it at your own risk!

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one to install it from Yorba’s daily build PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/daily-builds

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install california

Because the PPA also contains development versions of Geary and Shotwell, you may remove the PPA after:

sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:yorba/daily-builds

sudo apt-get update

Or, download the California calendar directly from the PPA page.

Gnome wiki for california
California on Yorba blog
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