[kdepim-users] Kde-Pim and Google Calendar sync

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 15 15:28:40 BST 2009

On Tuesday 07 Jul 2009 20:50:49 Mark S Jones wrote:
> I have successfully setup sync between my Google Calendar and my Kde-Pim
> Calendar in KDE 3.5.9 using Kitchensync version 0.1 on opensuse 11. 

That sounded a possible line of enquiry.  It's too late for the GCDS trip, but 
I'd like to get it set up for the future, so I tried kpilot (I have KDE4).  
Because I've never done anything like this before I don't have the basic 

However, I just realised that I should be setting this up on the server box - 
the only one active when I'm away from home, so I'll take a look at 
Kitchensync on CentOS 5, probably tomorrow.  I've no doubt I'll be back with 
> When
> I enter an event in my KDE calendar and run Kitchensync it syncs
> perfectly with Google Calendar. However, when I enter an event in my
> Google Calendar and then run Kitchensync, my event does show up in Kde,
> but the time of the event is 5 hours earlier (I am in central time zone
> USA). The time zone settings on my desktop, KDE and Google all say
> central time USA.
> I have also set up sync between my Palm Pre and Google Calendar as well
> and they both sync flawlessly. So I think it is either a Kitchensync or
> KDE problem, but I'm not sure which one. Any help on how to get the
> correct time sync would be appreciated! Thank you.

I haven't looked at Kitchensync yet, but KPilot has Time Synchronisation 
settings under the Conduit section.  However, it does say

PalmOS Version 3.25 and 3.3 do not support setting the system time, so this 
conduit will be skipped for handhelds that run either of these operating 

Could that be relevant?

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