Installing Apple’s Darwin Calendar Server

(Due to Cmmj’s initial efforts an official Ubuntu wiki article has been created)

Ah… It’s a new year. Time to dust off those old forgotten projects and renew energy and see if we can get them completed. One of my projects that I started last year was to get a Family Calendar installed so that the family could use any of the PCs or Macs in the house to see our schedules. Yes, I do have a wall calendar, but where’s the fun in that?

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New Server – Same name – an SSH issue

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Today I started playing around with Apples’ Darwin Calendar Server . I’ve attempted this before in the past and I didn’t get very far with it. However, when I took up the reigns again today, I encountered a completely different problem that took me a little bit of time to resolve. In short, I had incorrect SSH keys in my local client to connect to my server. All of you SSH/Unix gurus out there probably can skip this, but this may help some nubies.

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Clean out your /etc/apt/sources.list

Ran into an interesting problem today on my Gusty Gibbon installation that I thought was important to share. I saw an article on Virtualbox software and I thought I’d give it a try. So the first thing I always do when installing something on Ubuntu is to see if there is an official package for the software in the repos by using Synaptic Manager. Synaptic Manager allowed me to log into the interface, but then core dumped. Ugh!

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