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How do I add an event to gnome-calendar from the command line?

I use claws-mail and receive many invites to meetings in .ics files. In claws-mail I can define a command to open the file with. For example "evolution %s" adds it to my evolution calendar. ...
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How to add more than one Google calendar to Evolution?

As you probably know, Google will withdraw password-only access for 3rd party applications since end of May and only OAuth2 or application passwords may be used. I have multiple calendars in my Google ...
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Top bar clock not expanding to fit all events

I haven't used Ubuntu aside form school subject. I'm learning the UI and wanted to use the calendar int the center top bar as its better integrated than it is on windows. However, it doesn't seem to ...
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How to show meetings from a specific calendar (from multiple calendars of Evolution) in Ubuntu calendar?

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and have set up my office's mail in the Evolution mail client (version 3.44.0-1). As my office uses Exchange Web Services (EWS), I can subscribe to my colleagues' calendars ...
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How to eliminate piercing evolution alarm?

When I have calendar events with reminders, I get an extremely loud piercing repeated high-pitched double beep. This gods-awful sound is not any of the Gnome Desktop alarm sounds. How do I eliminate ...
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Irritating popup re Google Calendar

I'm frequently being prompted by a popup (initiated by Thunderbird?) to input my password for Google Calendar, even though I've removed my Gmail account (with its data) from ThunderBird though I haven'...
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Nextcloud calendar synchronisation stops in Kontact

For some time now I am facing troubles with kontact and nextcloud synchronisation. Caldav synchronisation. Connecting kontact to my nextcloud instance works nicley and all the calendar dates are ...
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How to add CalDAV and CardDAV resources to Kontact?

I just switched to KDE on my Ubuntu laptop, and am trying to use Kontact for a better desktop integration (I was previously using Evloution). My problem is that I can't manage to add CardDAV nor ...
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How to stop Evolution from restoring deleted calendar events?

I have an event that was created by someone else and sent to three separate calendars (two Google and one from another provider), so it appears three times on my Evolution calendar display. This is ...
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Is there a way I can open the calendar app from the date time widget?

There is a datetime widget that displays in the top center of the ubuntu gnome desktop. When I click on it, it displays a small calendar. Is there a way I can launch to fullsize calendar app from this ...
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My google calendar events do not show up in my drop down calaendar

I am running Ubuntu 21.10. I have added my google account and enabled calendar sync. When click the datetime display in the top center of my desktop, it show s dropdown calendar. This calendar does ...
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applications search of calendar events doesn't show any

ubuntu 20.04 lts provides generous search by applications button (gnome) of settings, files, contacts, etc. and even though selection and sorting by system settings search item. Having selected the ...
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Hide a Google calendar's events from the notification area

Under Settings > Online Accounts, I'm signed into my Google account. I have several calendars associated with my Google account, and all their events show in the notification area in Ubuntu. One of ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 becomes unstable/unusable and requires hard-boot when trying to change time-zone in Thunderbird 91.3

I am running the latest Thunderbird 91.3 on my Ubuntu 21.10 installation. It works like a charm for all my gmail/live accounts and calendars. However in past three weeks, I had to change my time zones ...
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Synchronization of Google and Microsoft calendars

I would like to synchronize Microsoft and Google calendars across multiple devices, particularly Ubuntu-based. I have managed to merge the two calendars from Microsoft Outlook and Gmail on an Android ...
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Gnome Evolution ICS iCal calendar item UID unification (deduplication)

I have a lot of different calendar sources and want to be able to show them all in Gnome Evolution. While this part of course works, i am facing a lot of different items in the calendars, which all ...
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How to hide past events from notifcations dropbox

I use ubuntu accounts to sync events from gcalendar. And I want to hide past events to avoid clutting the notifications dropdown. example here I've checked all the relevant setting in evolution and ...
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Can I display UTC offset rather than local offset in the desktop calendar applet?

I have configured some world clocks in the Gnome Clocks application, and they appear on the Ubuntu desktop calendar as expected, see below. (I don't know the correct name for the "desktop ...
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Any good calendar app in Xubuntu?

I'm trying to find a calendar app that works with the Xfce desktop. I do not want to use a gnome-based calendar, as I do not want to have the heavy gnome programs to run in the background, as my ram ...
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Is there a way to have the event notification in the gnome calendar to show the event notes?

I have a few recurring zoom meetings every week so I wanted to have the event notification show me the link to the meeting and the password, but found out i can only see the notes when editing the ...
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Thunderbird 68 - xul-ext-lightning upgraded 78 - calendar gone

I'm using Thunderbird 68.10.0 on Ubuntu 18.04. I had xul-ext-lightning installed (version 68.10.0). My local calendar was working fine. Today, xul-ext-lightning was upgraded to 78.11.0 (TB was left ...
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Evolution mail add past appointment?

How do i turn off the warning about appointment is in the past See attached example of what i want to do Time auto changes to now. Then if you correct start time says in the past. I know i dont care ...
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shared calendars on Thunderbird

In my work, we use MS Outlook with outlook web access exchange server. I use Thunderbird on my home computer and laptop, and had to use (paid for) Owl for Exchange to get my emails in Thunderbird, ie ...
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Control which google calendar goes in my notifications

In Ubuntu 21.04 I have added in Online Accounts my google account. On my google account I have 2 calendars. I only want to have stuff from one of those calendars show up in my notifications bar / ...
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Calendar and Google synchronization

I have a problem with the pre-install Calendar app: until yesterday it was automatically synchronized with Google calendars with I connected the device by panel "Online Account", from this ...
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Events in gnome calendar spanning two days in notification center

I use gnome calendar on daily basis. But for some reason now a single event is lasting for 2 days instead of one. I'm on Ubuntu 21.04. I don't think this bug existed when I was on 20.10. In the gnome ...
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Calendar changes time when I add an item manually

I open the calendar app and click on a day. A window pops up where I type the name of the event. Out of habit, instead of pressing "edit details" I press "add" because in another ...
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How to get calendar event (both local and remote)

I have many different calendars (both remote and local) synced in my gnome calendar. I'm trying to get all of today's events, sort through the unimportant ones and run scripts accordingly (example: ...
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How to set first day of week to be Monday?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and have my locale/region set to US. I want to keep my region to US but only change the first day of week to Monday. How could I do this?
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Calendar events are showing 8 mins late in Ubuntu 21.04

Notification Center events Calendar App events I have installed Ubuntu 21.04 in my pc. All the events in the notification center are appearing 8 mins late. However they are showing the correct time ...
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Can I have a desktop shortcut for Google Calendar?

My Ubuntu 18.04 laptop has a desktop shortcut link that opens my Google Calendar. Someone else set it up for me; I don't know how they did it. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my desktop computer and would ...
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Google Calendar in Ubuntu 20.04

How can I open my Google Calendar in Ubuntu 20.04? Three years ago, on another computer with Ubuntu 18.04, someone else helped me by putting a Link to Google Calendar shortcut on the desktop. I don't ...
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How to synchronise Google calendar with gnome calendar?

Has anyone been able to add a google calendar to the gnome calendar on Kubuntu? It asks for my login but entering the correct credentials does not provide access to it. Can anyone suggest some steps? ...
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Edit crontab file in /etc as root user and add a line, Newbie challenged with syntax [duplicate]

I set up my CRM on-premise. Within CRM set up sync to Google Calendar. A manual test run within the CRM demonstrates that sync is working. The CRM implementation guidelines state the following: For ...
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vdirsyncer sync error

Have started to get this error. I'm syncing between calendar on server (one.com) and client Kubuntu 20.04 The problem is always with a public holiday item. Syncing khal_sync/calendar error: Unknown ...
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Day Name Not Showing in Calendar

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and after configuring everything on GNOME Shell and extensions, I noticed that the name of the current day is not displayed above the date in the calendar section as ...
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How do I force event reminders in Gnome Evolution?

I just missed an important appointment (that I will have to pay a penalty fee for) because I cannot set my own reminders on read-only calendars (managed by someone else) in Gnome Evolution and I have ...
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No day in week inside calendar menu [duplicate]

As you can see below, calendar applet does not show day in week, which I remember was not the case before. Is this a glitch or did I somehow manage to disable it somewhere in settings?
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Why is the day of the week missing?

For several days now, the day of the week has not been displayed on the time sub-menu, as shown in the screenshot. I use Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome. How can I fix this?
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Facing some visual erros?

I suddenly saw some unexpected changes in my ubuntu 20.04.2. i have not made any changes like this. screen shot attached. all the icon of app drawer became small and the calendar visual have changed ...
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ical-buddy for Ubuntu

I just moved from Mac to Ubuntu (with budgie desktop). I cannot find any command-line tool like ical-buddy which I can use to programmatically add or delete calendar events. I want to create a script ...
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Looking for a working CalDav Client

I've been scouring the internet and this forum for a good, working CalDav client so I can integrate my Fastmail calendar into my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I know I can do a Google calendar, but I'm de-...
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How to add direclty events( reminders ) in ubuntu 20.04 Calander

Hi I'm new to Ubuntu I found a calendar in top of the screen but it's cannot use for add events it's just shows the date, for me it's very bad UX.But I found another separate app called calendar ...
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How to stop evolution-alarm-notify

A few months ago, I started getting these pop-ups from evolution-alarm-notify. They are some kind of calendar reminder. But they are horribly inaccurate. They either don't reflect any changes I have ...
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Mate 20 panel widget won't show temperature even though the box is checked [closed]

On Mate 20 - Time and calendar panel widget won't show temperature even though the box is checked in preferences. Anybody know a workaround for this bug? Thanks.
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Lightning & nextcloud: e-mail sheduling invitations for meetings&tasks

I can sucsessfully link my nextcloud-calendars with my lightning (thunderbird-calendar). However, the integration with an e-mail address does not work properly. When I create an event, and I want to ...
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calendar weeks not visible

I would like to see the calendar week if I click on the date. The solution of this answer does not work gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.calendar show-weekdate true
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Two Way Calendar Sycnhro'

This is an old problem, but there must be an answer : two way calendar synchronisation. I don't use Google. I have Outlook. Ubuntu 20.10. Thunderbird / Lightening and Evolution. I have never got two ...
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What happened to the calendarserver package for Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to install Darwin Calendar Server on Ubuntu 20.04. In the past (Bionic), this could be done with sudo apt install calendarserver It looks like it still is in the Debian repositories: https://...
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Zenity Calendar Input

So i am trying to do a Calendar which can be used as a notepad for each day, like a reminder. I was wondering if there is a way that when the user click on a date , the program open an --entry text ...
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