Thursday, September 9, 2010

Gmail tasks and KDE

So I was looking for a way to get my google tasks (from gmail) onto my desktop. I found this, which is for gnome (, long story short, it's a complete waste of time because it is incredibly easy to do in KDE.

All you have to do is add a konqueror widget (it was preinstalled on Kubuntu 10.04 64-bit) on your plasma desktop and add the url as - sign in and voila, google tasks on your desktop. How I managed to miss this great widget is beyond me.

Edit: There are plasma widgets for google tasks if you download new widgets via the desktop. The agenda widget I found couldn't be installed via the GUI so I've just installed WebSlice.
Edit: I know use MiniWeb which appears to stay signed in, though I am also signed in in reKonq.