05
Jan
11

Gnome and google calendar with notifications!

Mashing GNOME desktop and google calendar is possible, thus making your life easier and probably more organized.

Here’s the easiest method (no downloads)
There’s a software called evolution that is already bundled into Ubuntu, thus you have to simply follow this tutorial.
– http://clarkbw.net/blog/2006/12/08/mashing-google-calendar-and-gnome/

If your using Ubuntu 10.10 it’s even more clean, since the evolution-webcal application is in a newer location, just type this in the terminal:
> /usr/lib/evolution-webcal/evolution-webcal http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/someaddress-to-your-ical/basic.ics


This is what you get in the gnome calendar:
– My calendar on the desktop

There are also some other specific projects, that you might be interested in checking.
– http://code.google.com/p/gnome-agenda/ (very complete version!)
– http://code.google.com/p/gnome-google-agenda/ (just a prototype, although quite interesting)

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