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I'm trying to figure out how I can sync Akonadi (Kontact) with Google in Kubuntu 12.04. I'm looking for the akonadi-google package but I can't find a version of the deb for the 64 bit architecture. Could someone help me with this please?

When I try to build the akonadi-google package it says it can't continue ./configure without libcurl. I've installed libcurl yet I still get the same error message about libcurl being missing.

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Did you try building it from source? – SirCharlo Jun 17 '12 at 17:09
Yes but libcurl is an unmet dependency. I installed libcurl but it's still saying it's an unmet dependency. – xjonquilx Jun 17 '12 at 20:58
Please edit your question to include the exact error message that the build attempt gives you. – SirCharlo Jun 18 '12 at 1:12

You can use Synaptic Package Manager to download and install Akonadi. If you don't have Synaptic installed you can do so by,

Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get install synaptic


Or to download Akonadi, .DEB file you can do so from here

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Is this not what you were looking for? – Mitch Jun 18 '12 at 4:07
Far from it. I never said I was missing Akonadi from my system. – xjonquilx Jun 18 '12 at 11:54
But you said "I can't find a version of the deb for the 64 bit architecture." – Mitch Jun 18 '12 at 11:56
I'm looking for the ****akonadi-google package**** but I can't find a version of the deb for the 64 bit architecture - that's what I said, that I couldn't find the akonadi-google package. – xjonquilx Jun 18 '12 at 23:33
I have included the link for you, just click on the last link. The one that says from here – Mitch Jun 19 '12 at 3:38

I'm going to answer both questions, but if the first works, you don't need to go the second.

  1. To install it from a repository: akonadi-google isn't packaged (i.e., not available on Ubuntu repositores/Software Centre). The easiest way to install it is adding a third party source for the Ubuntu Software Centre. The akonadigoogle daily builds PPA has the package akonadi-google. Add the PPA, and then try to install it.

  2. To build it from scratch: I'm currently not on Ubuntu but I'm going to guess you need an extra package like libcurl-somethingsomething-dev. Try following the insructions on HowTo install "akonadi-google" and check if it works.

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