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I just found out that in 13.10 there's an "add event" button in the calendar that drops down from the panel. Yet i couldn't figure out how to make it work? For me clicking it does nothing. Does it integrate with Google calendar or Lightning at all? What do I have to do to make it work? Or is this button just there to make it look functional?

I appreciate any help. Thanks! :)

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You need to install evolution for the add event option in the calendar to work. Run: sudo apt-get install evolution

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oh ok thanks! wow... why would they have a button that only works if you install new software? at least they should integrate it with the google calendar webapp.. – Nic Oct 28 '13 at 8:59
Calendar is integrated to EDS. Any event exists in EDS(evolution-data-server) appears in calendar drop-down menu. EDS is installed by default. You can create an event in eds by programming or syncing google-calendar with with eds using syncevolution OR using a gtk/gui app Evolution. Evolution is just the font-end,it is not necessary. – Khurshid Alam Nov 3 '13 at 7:01
great. I have used evolution as a gui to set up the sync with gcal and then uninstalled it. How could I access EDS without installing evolution first? Does that work via the Terminal? – Nic Jan 31 '14 at 13:47

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