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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

Want to use Google Calendar in Ubuntu? Well, here I’ll show you how to install an indicator which provides Google Calendar integration on Ubuntu and Linux Mint desktop.

The calendar indicator is an open-source applet allows to add, edit and delete Google Calendar events as well as to create new calendars.

Google Calendar Indicator

Once you installed this indicator, you can login your Google Account and set the automatic synchronization time in its Preferences window.

access google calendar

After that, you can click ‘Show Calendar’ in the indicator menu to dispay your calendar.

Google Calendar Ubuntu

Install Google Calendar Indicator

The developer has added the packages to his PPA repository. So far, it supports Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, and Linux Mint 13, 14, 15.

To add the ppa, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal and then run below commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

After that, update the package lists and install Google Calendar:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install calendar-indicator