Google Calendar Indicator Fixed Icon Broken & Crash Issue on Ubuntu 14.04

Google Calendar Ubuntu

Atareao team has updated its indicator app for Google Calendar with fixes of broken icon on Xfce, Gnome, and crash issue on launch.

Calendar indicator is an indicator applet that brings Google Calendar on your Ubuntu desktop. Besides displaying your events on Ubuntu panel, it has all basic Google Calendar features.

The latest update fixed two bugs on Ubuntu 14.04:

  • Fixed the broken indicator icon on Xfce or Gnome-flashback. bug #1312091
  • Fixed indicator crash issue on start bug #1234436

Install Calendar indicator in Ubuntu 14.04:

The new update was made into the developer’s PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.04 and its derivatives. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install calendar-indicator

If you’re using touchpad-indicator and have the broken icon issue, run:

sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator

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  1. Hello to all.
    New on Ubuntu, after using mac & windows.

    I have a issue with terminal: following the indications above i’ve tried to insert the command but the answer was “sudo-apt-repository: command not found”

    Could anyone give advice?
    Thanks a lot

    1. It should be sudo add-apt-repository PPA:SOMEPPA/PPA. If you still can’t add PPA, run:

      sudo apt-get install python-software-properties

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