Adding Online Accounts

Hello my dear Linux Yogi’s

In this illustration I am going to show you how to add missing online accounts plugins to your Ubuntu installation. This is going to be a quick and dirty article.

Let’s get started!

Go to System Settings it is the Gear & Wrench Icon in the Unity Launcher.

Online Accounts
Online Accounts

Click on the “Online Accounts” icon and you should see the following.

Add Online Accounts pre-update
Add Online Accounts pre-update

As you can see here there is not very much available. Close this window and open up a Terminal. Enter the command illustrated in the screenshot below and hit enter.

Terminal Window - install command
Terminal Window – install command

Enter your password and apt-get will show you what it is going to install including all its dependencies. Hit “Y” to approve and continue the install.

Terminal Window - Dependencies
Terminal Window – Dependencies

The download and install may take a few minutes.

Terminal Window - installation progress
Terminal Window – installation progress

Now the installation is finished.

Terminal Window - installation finished
Terminal Window – installation finished

Now go ahead and close the Terminal and start up the Online Accounts App. and as you can see we have way more online account options available.

Online Accounts - Add 1 of 4
Online Accounts – Add 1 of 4
Online Accounts - Add 2 of 4
Online Accounts – Add 2 of 4
Online Accounts - Add 3 of 4
Online Accounts – Add 3 of 4
Online Accounts - Add 4 of 4
Online Accounts – Add 4 of 4

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