Questions related to calendar support provided by Ubuntu and other calendar applications.

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looking for “calendar files” for the ~/.when ``minimalistic personal calendar program'' program [on hold]

Years ago--like in the late 1990's, I used the when calendar file to remind me of lots of stuff. For example when would remind me to get to work on my perl test script for the OS after lunch, say ...
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Orage Calendar on Xfce/unbuntu

When scheduling a yearly event using the Orage calendar on the Xfce desktop, what are the steps to follow under the Recurrence tab? When setting a yearly birthday or holiday, after checking advanced ...
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What Calendar or alarm program will remind me to take my meds and track them?

What programs are best at reminding me to take my meds [and suppliments] daily? And,equally important, keep track of them as I check-mark the boxes (if that method is available)?
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Getting Cyrillic around Ubuntu - Unwanted

I'm new to Ubuntu and I choose Kosovo as my country during the set up. That's my country indeed, but my language does not include Cyrillic symbols at all. I guess this is a misunderstanding that Linux ...
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Evolution 3.8.4 Hotmail Calendar

How can I configure Evolution 3.8.4, on Ubuntu 13.1, to sync with my Hotmail Calendar and Contacts? I already have Evolution to sync my e-mails via IMAP to my Hotmail account.
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Evolution 3.10.3 + EWS + Office365 = Calendar hangs client

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I also updated Evolution from 3.8 to Gnome PPA 3.10. My calendar is no longer accessible in Evolution. When I go to the Calendar (i.e. press the Calendar ...
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Evolution Calendar Clock Menu Not Working

I am new to Ubuntu, so apologies upfront if my terminology is not accurate. Seeing that the clock menu allows for Evolution Mail and Calendar to show its calendar part, I set it up using my CalDAV ...
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Ubuntu in Israel?

Is it possible to use Ubuntu in Israel? Someone in Israel would use the hebrew keyboard and probably the Hebrew calendar. Is it therefore possible to use the Hebrew calendar in Ubuntu? Is it possible ...
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Is gnome-calendar usable, and how do I use it?

I just found this: https://wiki.gnome.org/Design/Apps/Calendar which seems nice! Is this something that I can use? How do I install it?
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How to customize the Ubuntu calendar background color?

How can I customize Ubuntu calendar colors? I would like to have current date color, yellow or orange, possibly without installing anything, just editing a configuration file, Any suggestions?
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Calendarserver 3.2+ on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am looking to install calendarserver (at least version 3.2) on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS box. The box is a 64-bit box, and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu is installed. Can this be done, and if so, what is ...
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CalDAV supported task reminder

Is there a working Calendar in GNU/Linux that supports CalDAV, other than Evolution and lightning? - One that has desktop integration. Neither dates nor orage calendar do support CalDAV. Or will ...
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Copy a date from the calender in top bar

I have already seen this question. However, this allows you to copy (and paste) only the current date. Let us say that you have displayed the calender in your top bar. Then you select a ...
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calendar doesn't display on toolbar

I noticed the Calendar has vanished from the toolbar. I remember seeing it but today I can't see it. Is it related to 2013-2014 transition? How do I get it back? I have a Win 8.1/Ubuntu 13.10 dual ...
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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
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About the calendar on the top bar

So Ubuntu has this calendar on the top bar(Unity). Now whenever I open it and click on a day, it gets highlighted with bright orange color. If I close it now and open it again after like 1 or 2 days, ...
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A command for KDE short date format

By the command $date the time and date of the system (according to local place) is printed. Is there a command that outputs Kde's short date format in terminal? The date in KDE also depends on ...
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“Add Event…” button, why is there?

If you click on top right (by default) on time, you will see calendar. Below calendar there is button "Add Event...", but if you click it, it does nothing. Why is it there, how can I use it?
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Calendar language won't display in English [duplicate]

Hovering the mouse pointer over my calendar displays the tooltip with weekday name in Dutch, whereas I've installed my system in English. The calendar settings have the tooltip set to "%A %x" It's my ...
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Lightnin calendar

So my latest updates to Ubuntu 13.04 seems to have pooched my Lightnin Calendar in Thunderbird (or at least something has). The calendar tab appeared but nothing was there. So I tried a couple of ...
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Calendar icon in unity shows wrong date

There is a column of icons in unity on the far left and one of them has the number "31" in big numerals. If you mouse over it it says "Google Calendar" and if you click on it you get google calendar ...
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How to restore missing calendar data from Lightning/Thunderbird

Today out of nowhere all my events and tasks disappeared from my Thunderbird. However, I have a full backup of .thunderbird folder. How can I restore my calendar data? I reverted these files to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 change first weekday to Monday in calendar applet

Before the update (I was using 13.04), editing: sudo gedit /etc/default/locale so that LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8" does the job. However in 13.10, this does not work anymore. I've tried editing: sudo ...
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How does the drop-down calendar in the panel work? New event button does not do anything

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 ...
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How to change the Ubuntu Touch calendar to Hijri?

I want to change the calendar to Hijri Calender in the Ubuntu-Phone. How to change those month settings?
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Need help figuring out if adding an LDAP server to my Ubuntu box that's primarily (read: exclusively) used as a plex/media server is appropriate

UPDATE: This has turned into a discussion on CalDAV/CardDAV installations, namely a server called CaliDAV -- I currently have a box running the following: Ubuntu 12.04 Pentium D 2.8GHz w/ 2 cores ...
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How to capture Evolution calendar event for Exchange

I am actually trying to write a Java program to put a calendar event with alarm into an Exchange calendar using an email with VCALENDAR, VEVENT etc. content. It does work but the (Exchange) user gets ...
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Calendar doesn't open in GNOME 3

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and a few days back i installed the GNOME 3 shell. Upon clicking the Date/Time bar in the top centre position of the screen, there is a drop down menu which contains an option ...
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How do I completely disable or remove all evolution calendars?

I have a personal calendar that I created when first setting up evolution that was linked to a google calendar with 2-step verification. Because of the persistent bug in evolution that causes me to ...
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Add event to google calendar from chrome/chromium via .ics file

Some event web pages have links to let you add the event to your calendar. They use a variety of techniques to do so. When I click on, for example, Great American Sing-along, which seems related to ...
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error opening calendar from calendar-indicator [closed]

It worked a few days ago and now it throws me this error, while I click on show calendar: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/calendar-indicator/calendarindicator.py", line 361, ...
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How to use the default calendar indicator more effectively in 13.04

How to sync all my calendar events to the calendar indicator in ubuntu 13.04? I have got a calendar indicator on my panel next to volume but it never shows any of my events. I have got thunderbird ...
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Evolution calendar with MS Exchange server is empty?

I added my exchange server account to Evolution, and it seems to work fine for mail. However, the calendar is empty. I did get a ton of really annoying blinking overlays under the clock about old ...
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How do I change the calendar language?

I installed ubuntu 13.04 with the default language English, yet the calendar is displayed in local language ( Arabic ) , is there a way to change the calendar language to English ? Screen shot:
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What application will give me a calendar with a year view?

Most applications have month or week or agenda view but I'm looking for something that can give me a one year spread. TIA
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Did anyone manage to setup DAViCal on 12.04

I have setup DAViCal 1.1 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VM using a Postgres server on a different VM. After I managed to setup the database by adding the -h option with a variable containing the IP address to ...
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how to add daily events via command-line?

Is there any way to add the our events from he terminal ? I know the GUI way but I want to do it from the terminal .
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How do I enable the CardDAV server of the calendarserver package?

I installed the calendarserver package which provided me with a working instance of the Darwin Calendar and Contacts Server, a CalDAV and CardDAV server. The CalDAV part seems to be working okay. I ...
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sync korganizer with google calendar

You know that calendar that pops up when you click on the time in the panel? I like it but I tend to keep all my events in google calendar. korganizer version is 4.4.11 Is there a way that I can get ...
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Ubuntu Release Calendar, is it maintained?

I am subscribed to the Ubuntu Release Calendar. But recently, it seems that all of the events there have disappeared. Is it being shut down or something? Is there any alternative with Ubuntu releases ...
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Google Calendar Events do not appear in Evolution

I am trying to sync Google Calendar with Evolution email client. I am not able to see any of my calendar events in Evolution, however when in the Gnome Shell, I can see the events listed in the clock ...
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How to change the background color of current day in the calendar? [closed]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I think the default color for the current day is not right. It lacks of contrast. For usability and accesibility purposes, it's better to highlight a little bit more the ...
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How do I enable a CalDAV server (in an OwnCloud installation) to send email reminders for events?

I have a Lubuntu 12.10 server set up in VMWare VirtualBox with an OwnCloud 4.5.6 installation. One of OwnCloud's functions is as a CalDAV server. OwnCloud's web front-end doesn't yet have an interface ...
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12.10 error after login -Evolution calendar [closed]

Why do I, after having installed Ubuntu 12.10 for nearly 3 months, still every second log-in have this evolution epiphany calendar error. I know more people have this issue. All upgrades applied, 3 ...
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Why Evolution syncs the default Google Calendar's calendar only?

For each Google Calendar account there is a default calendar, but the user can add more calendars for example: Family, School ...etc I synced my Gmail account with evolution and it asks me whether I ...
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BT Yahoo calendar events not showing in Thunderbird 17.0 - Lightning 1.9

I'm sure that I have correctly added my BT Yahoo calendar, as every time I start Thunderbird 17.0 I am asked for User ID and Password for calendar, which I provide, but none of the events in my BT ...
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Monday as first day in Gnome-Shell (instead of Sunday)

I've been dealing with different regional settings (US, Canada and other locations in English, as well as other countries and languages), but I cannot get Gnome-shell Calendar to begin with Monday, ...
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Coding own applicaion for Gnome-shell Calendar

1) I'm looking to write a calendar application in python that will interact with Gnom-shell-calendar. I've asked around, and I was told that the Gnome-shell calendar uses evolution-data-sever do ...
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Howto have thunderbird/lightning open ics files

Some websites offer .ics files, calendar files. I would like Thunderbird to open these with Lightning so it can add the events in the ics-file to its calendar. When I use /usr/bin/thunderbird to open ...
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Application to view and print calendar events in a list (using .ics files)

I use the Lightning extension in Mozilla Thunderbird for my calendars. I'd like to be able to view and print my calendar events in a list format like DATE Event DATE Event DATE Event and so on. ...