Install Rainlendar Calendar Desktop on Linux Mint 12 “Lisa”

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Rainlendar is a customizable calendar for desktop system, it help you to remind about upcoming event and notes. It is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. There are lot of calendar are available for Linux Mint, this is very easy to install and customizable as per your requirement. There are two versions available for download, better to choose free version called “Rainlendar Lite” Here is the small tutorial about installing Rainlendar on Linux Mint 12.

 

Open Terminal (Applications —> Accessories —> Terminal or Ctrl + Alt + T).

Download the Rainlendar.

### 32 bit ###
[email protected]~/$ wget http://www.rainlendar.net/download/rainlendar2-lite_2.9.b111-1_i386.deb

### 64 bit ###
[email protected]~/$ wget http://www.rainlendar.net/download/rainlendar2-lite_2.9.b111-1_amd64.deb

Install Rainlendar.

### 32 bit ###
[email protected]~/$ sudo dpkg -i rainlendar2-lite_2.9.b111-1_i386.deb

### 64 bit ###
[email protected]~/$ sudo dpkg -i rainlendar2-lite_2.9.b111-1_amd64.deb

In my Linux Mint box, the installation is failed due to the dependency, force to install.

[email protected]~/$ sudo apt-get -f install

Start Rainlendar Manually.

[email protected]~/$ rainlendar2

However you can make it to start automatically when you login (Applications —> Others —> Startup Application).

Click on Add, fill up the details in the small window and then click on Add.

Now the Rainlendar will start automatically when you login.

That’s all.

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