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How do I enable week numbers in calendar applet when settings are missing?

I really want the time/date indicator applet to show me week numbers on the monthly view, and found this answer on how to enable: ubuntu application to show calendar with week numbers However, my ...
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What is a lightweight mail client with facility for calender?

I need something that does repeat dates (like in outlook) so I can put my weekly schedule in and color code it. I have not found anything yet. I used to use thunderbird for the mail side of things, ...
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Best software for local Contact/Calendar sync to Android?

After 4 years on mac, I am switching back to Ubuntu. For OSX and for Windows there are tons of apps that sync your Contacts/Calendar to Android "cloud-less" over USB or Bluetooth like SyncMate, ...
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How to change what program Calenders are opened in

I was wondering... I have the Lightning plugin installed on Thunderbird, and I was wondering if I could have Calenders automatically opened in Thunderbird/lightning, instead of Gedit? The only reason ...
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Get calendar to snap to one screen, rather than overlaying in the middle

I have a problem with Lubuntu desktop in that, the calendar on the tray bar when clicking on the current time opens in the centre of the entire desktop spanning the gap between my dual monitors which ...
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Allow a program to edit the current wallpaper

is there a way to allow a wine-based program to edit the actual Ubuntu wallpaper? I want to use a calender printing the dates on the wallpaper. It works for windows but I cannot set the changes for ...
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Could I use Ubuntu One to sync my calendar?

Is there a way (supported/unsupported or even in theory) that I can create a calendar on my desktop via Thunderbird's lightning extension then sync that calendar file with Ubuntu One and then sync ...
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Calendar / unity integration / thunderbird WITHOUT a google account

As many others, I'm a looking for a calendar with Unity integration. There is the calendar-indicator applet (ppa : atareo). But it means having a Google account. For some reasons, I don't want to use ...
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Unity calendar lens not showing events

I'm trying to get proper/useful calendar integration into Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Google Calendar (& account) and I want to be able to use this without opening the browser. I want to get the Unity ...
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How to show Google Calendar events in the Clock widget?

I've just added Google Calendar account in Korganizer and it works fine, but these events don't show up in the Clock widget. Is it possible? Note: this question is about KDE.
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Enable agenda in the calendar widget

When i click the date widget in the top bar, the calendar pops up. In the calendar, you can click to select a day. The day will be highlighted Question: how to add an event and ...
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What is the default calendar program?

I've noticed that Ubuntu doesn't come with a default calendar program... why not?
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How can I show Thunderbird Lightning tasks and events in the Gnome Clock applet?

We used to have this functionality with Evolution: clicking on the date-time in the gnome panel would show a list of events/tasks/appointments from the Evolution Calendar. As an interesting side ...
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ubuntu application to show calendar with week numbers

I would like to view a calendar for the current month, with each week having a week number against it. Is there an application to do this?
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Jalali Calendar

Will Gnome add the Jalali (=Persian=Shamsi) calendar as a default calendar, like what KDE has? I saw that KDE has many calendars that can be used as default instead of Gregorian calendar.
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How to configure Ubuntu's Calendar event to open Thunderbird

I am trying to configure the Add event... option in the Calendar offered by Ubuntu to open Thunderbird. I am already using the latest Thunderbird and have updated Ubuntu but still when trying to add ...
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Is there a CalDav client with email alert support on Ubuntu server? [closed]

Assume I had an Ubuntu Server with a CalDav server (in my case this is ownCloud 3), but the server didn't allow sending of calendar events by email to me. I'm looking to install a CalDav client, on ...
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How to get GNOME Shell Calendar to sync with Google Calendar with Thunderbird installed?

On GNOME Shell, I want to use the Calendar and have it synced with my Google Calendar account, but I have Thunderbird on my computer. I have seen a couple of posts making Thunderbird default through ...
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Standalone Calendar with Unity Integration

I currently use Sunbird, and I like it for the most part, but its support is being dropped and it doesn't integrate with Unity. I'm looking for a calendar or personal organizer program which would run ...
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Is there a way to make the panel calendar “functional” in Ubuntu 11.10?

I'm using 11.10 and haven't ditched Unity, but I believe the calendar in the panel (the upper right of the screen) is part of Gnome. Anyway, I can view the calendar and highlight a specific day but ...
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How to start using KtimeTracker?

I installed ktimetracker from Sofware Center. When I run it trough launcher o writing "ktimetracker" in console. It ask me for a iCalendar file (I think so), I've never heard of that type of file, so, ...
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Use a calendar as desktop wallpaper

Is it possible to use a calendar as a desktop wallpaper (it could be a simple calendar application pinned to the desktop)? I am hopping for something looking like this : Ideally the calendar ...
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How do I set Lightning as the default calendar app?

I want to set Thunderbird's calendar extension, Lightning, as the default calendar app. Is this possible?
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Option to sync to Google Calendar doesn't show up in Evolution

I did a clean installation of Oneiric and since Evolution is not included by default, I added it by doing apt-get install evolution. However, when I try to create a new calendar and sync it with ...
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How can I use Lighting as calendar app with Gnome 3 Shell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change Gnome Shell calendar default application? How can I use Lighting as default instead the already removed Evolution calendar app with Gnome 3 Shell? I am on 11....
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Gnome online accounts not syncing with Gnome Shell calendar

I'm using Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. I've recently activated online accounts, which is supposed to sync my Google Calendar with Gnome Shell's calendar. However, it does never sync. I've tried to ...
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How to change Gnome Shell calendar default application?

In Gnome shell calendar menu, when I click on "Open Calendar" it tries to open Evolution - even if it's not installed - Is it possible to change the default calendar? P.S. Gnome shell Calendar ...
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How do I disable the calendar events section in GNOME Shell's clock applet?

I'm running gnome-shell 3.2.0 and when I click the clock applet in the middle of the top panel, the following shows up: I have no need for the entire right part, right of the dotted line, which is ...
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How to move calanders from Evolution to Lightning

How do I move/copy calendars from Evolution to Lightning?
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Alternatives to Sunbird?

I have an ical file on my webserver, shared via webdav... Since Sunbird isn't supported anymore, what are the alternatives, aside from Thunderbird+Lightning (which I'd like to avoid, since I use ...
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Online account does not show all Google calendars

I added a Google account to the "online accounts" manager of Ubuntu. My Google account has 3 calendars. One private, school and work. Currently only the items from my private calendar are shown in the ...
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How do I make the calendar stay open after it loses focus?

I recently upgraded to Oneiric and noticed that the calendar is no longer persistent like it was in Natty and Maverick. I could open the calendar to January 2007, then move to another window and still ...
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How to show day/month number of events in datetime indicator? [closed]

I configured the datetime indicator to show upcoming Evolution events. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 but it is the same with 11.10. There is a way to show number of day and month in events list, and not ...
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Synchronize Calendar-Evolution between computers

How do I sync Calendar-Evolution between laptop (Ubuntu 10-10) and desktop (Ubuntu 11-04)? Information for new Ubuntu One users provided a warning and FAQ link, but the link is broken.
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Will the Lightning calendar app be available in 11.10?

Further, if it is available, will it be integrated into the indicators by default? I need my google calendar offline, so is it back to evolution?
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Ubuntu calendar easteregg/spam?

When selecting a date from the Ubuntu calendar and drag into firefox it redirects to this page http://cdn.ruanjian.com/bibei/ Is this intentional?
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Is there a public calendar for key Ubuntu events?

I've been looking at the schedule for Ubuntu Developer Week (11th to 15th of July), and started entering the schedule into my Google calendar (XML, iCal, HTML). At this point, I thought to myself... ...
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Isn't the calendar applet supposed to show today's date under the clock? [closed]

I haven't used my computer for weeks, so I'm asking here before I report a bug. If I click on the clock, it shows yesterday's date above the calendar, but highlight's today's date. Did I do ...
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How do I get my google contact's birthdays to show up in evolution calendar?

I have synced evolution to my google calendar and google contacts. That went well. But why can't I edit any of my contact's birthdays in evolution? And why are those birthdays not displayed in ...
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How should I read a file of type “text/calendar”?

I've got a colleague who keeps sending me attached calendar items from an MS Exchange server. Thunderbird and Mutt can't even see the attachment, but if I view the raw message source, it is there, ...
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Can the unity panel calendar show my local public holidays?

I'm a Kubuntu user moving to Unity, one nice feature that the KDE panel calendar (the one that pops up when you click on the clock) had is that it indicated my local public holidays. I think each ...
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No lightning calendar on pc for Thunderbird 3.1 but available on my net-book

I am a recent convert to Linux and delighted that Thunderbird 3.1 is available in Ubuntu 11.04, but I can't install the excellent Lightning calendar add-on which I find so useful onto my desktop pc [...
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Calendar not working in Thunderbird

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04, and then installed Thunderbird. I have tried to install two extensions, Lightning and then Provider for Google Calendar. Neither add-on will show up in the ...
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With Unity, Evolution calendar alarms are not persistent. How can I make them so?

I use alarms attached to events in my Evolution calendar. With Unity, I get the usual notification at the appropriate time, but unlike in 10.10 or previous versions, there is no persistent reminder of ...
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The panel date/time Applet doesn't show the evolution agenda's events

Ubuntu 11.04 Classic desktop Beta 2: When the user click (unrolls) the applet located on the top panel (date/time/weather) doesn't show the evolution calendar events. (It shows just the time and ...
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How do I program the GNOME Clock Calendar with Python?

I want to develop a little application and I want to add events to the calendar of the Gnome panel clock. How does it work? Is there a D-Bus Interface I can use? Or can I directly access the evolution-...
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Are there plans to add calendar and ToDo List Sync in UbuntuOne?

Files, Contacts and Notes are only half the truth. Are there plans to add calendar and ToDo List sync for UbuntuOne? If yes, which client? Evolution? Thunderbird/Lightning? Stand alone client like ...
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Will there be an option in the GUI to change the week-starting day in Unity? [closed]

This has been problematic for me in Ubuntu since I live in the UK but want the week to start on a Sunday (because that is the system my work use). I've faffed about in the last couple of versions of ...
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Square in calendar on random day

I'm running Unity on Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition here. In this screenshot, there is this small orange square on the calendar which I presume is supposed to mark the present day of month. Still, ...
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Why is Evolution the default mail/calendar package?

Why is Evolution the default mail/calendar package that comes with Ubuntu? Why not Thunderbird + Lightning? Are there any features in Evolution that are not available in Thunderbird + Lightning? ...