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Re: provider for google calendar


on 12/04/2009 05:20 AM Suvayu Ali wrote:
Hello Oleksandr,

On Thursday 03 December 2009 04:30 PM, suvayu ali wrote:
2009/12/3 oleksandr korneta<atenrok gmail com>:
Yes I'm talking about lightning calendar extension. Anyway, turns out some
good people did package it and put in repository. But it is useless for me
without the Provider  for google calendar. And this one is not packaged and
cannot be instaled from mozilla's website. So, does anybody have similar

I use both lightning and google calendars on Fedora 11 x86_64. Please
check before you curse. Right now I'm at work, I 'll post back with
the packages you need to install when I am home. Maybe someone will
post that information before I return from work.

I think there is some other problem with your installation. The
thunderbird-lightning package for Fedora includes Google Calendar
support. You don't have to install anything extra as you can see in the
quoted output below.

02:14|jallad bhishma:~>rpm -ql thunderbird-lightning |grep -i google

thanks for pointing that out. In fact I did look into rpm and saw Google* stuff, but did not see any interface to link to calendars, and my old calendars (I'm using my old home directory) was disabled. This is what confused me.

This is with

Hopefully this will help you find the real problem.

indirectly it did. Turns out, I had my old "provider for google" extension installed and the new installation from repository did not update it (which is obvious, since the old one was installed in user space ~/.mozilla). Thus I had the provider installed, but it was not functional. Uninstalling the user's extension did the trick and lightning has asked for password for google account after thunderbirds restart.

thanks to everybody helping

Oleksandr Korneta

I'm running F12 x86_64 and F10 on x86_64 hardware, should this matter.

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