I like the look of the Calendar in Android 4. It looks nice and sleek, and doesn't have too many superfluous, distracting bells and whistles.
I wonder how to import calendar entries from another calendar, though. I have an iCal (.ics) file, but I see no option to import it.
(Using Google Calendar is not an option - I do not want to upload all my calendar entries to a third party server.)
I thought that "iCal Import/Export" would be just the thing, but unfortunately it crashes upon startup.
Do I need to learn Java to get this to work?
Update: Maybe "ICalSync" fits the ticket?
Yes, it does!
I had to fix the script I have to extract calendar entries from my Chronos installation and write an iCal file to create one calendar (instead of a calender per event), fix utf-8 handling (to avoid breaking lines in the middle of a multi octet utf-8 char!), and change Data::ICal to not skip outputting the time when it is 00:00.
The preview function of ICalSync now happily reads all 6800+ entries!
When syncing it says it processes all of them, but they aren't stored in the calendar, unfortunately. If I reduce the .ics file to only hold the newest 1000 events it works, so I'll just to that for now - enough bisecting for one evening!