Ade Malsasa Akbar contact
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Friday, June 30, 2017 at 23:29

You can read your online Google Calendar account with GNOME Evolution on desktop. By using this setup, you can read but cannot edit/add events, so it's best if you wish to sync the same calendar account for many computers. This simple tutorial gives you the easiest way to do it.

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1. Login to G. Calendar Web

Visit address on your browser. You should see on the left panel, your calendar(s).

2. Get URL Address

Click on the triangle on a calendar name > select Calendar Settings > on Settings page see Private URL field > copy link URL of the ICAL logo.

Go to settings:

Then, get the URL:

3. Enter URL Address to Evolution

Now run Evolution > go to Calendar view > add new Calendar > select "On The Web" option > paste the URL > blank the username field > OK.

4. Sync

Now, Evolution should be able to show you all your calendar. Remember, this setting is read-only access.