How install Gnome Calendar on Ubuntu 14.04

Asked by Davide Marchi on 2016-06-07

Hi friends,
is it possible to install Gnome Calendar on Ubuntu 14.04?
I've try with "gnome-calendar_3.20.2-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb" but obtain:

Dependency is not satisfiable: libecal-1.2-19 (>= 3.17)

many thanks!

davide
italy

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What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy gnome-calendar

Thanks

Davide Marchi (danjde) said : #2

lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty

uname -a
Linux cosmogoniA 3.13.0-74-generic #118-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:52:10 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

apt-cache policy gnome-calendar
N: Impossibile trovare il pacchetto gnome-calendar

many thanks!

Where did you get the deb file from?

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #4

gnome-calendar_3.20.2-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb probably is the version for Ubuntu 16.10 which is currently in development.

It seems that all versions of gnome-calendar in the Ubuntu repositories depend on libecal-1.2-19, which does not exist on Ubuntu 14.04 trusty (and consequently gnome-calendar does not exist in the Ubuntu repositories for trusty).

You would have to find either a version of gnome-calendar that does not depend on libecal-1.2-19 (but e.g. on libecal-1.2-16 which is available for trusty), or you have to find a backport of libecal-1.2-19 to trusty.

Or you update your system to Ubuntu 16.04 xenial. Then all dependencies would be met.

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