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Mozilla Sunbird Calendar works fine in Puppy
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EarlSmith

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Location: Chelsea, Alabama, USA

PostPosted: Fri 15 Jul 2005, 01:59    Post subject:  Mozilla Sunbird Calendar works fine in Puppy  

I downloaded the Sunbird Calendar from the Mozilla website and installed with no problems. It runs just fine in Puppy. Even put the icon on the desktop!
I think I will go find a good Project Manager and give that a go! Very Happy
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BarryK
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Joined: 09 May 2005
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Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Fri 15 Jul 2005, 10:30    Post subject:  

...icon on the desktop! ...no kidding?!

That's great, if it installs that easily, what's the point of making up a PupGet or DotPup? ...except that it'll get kicked out when upgrade to next version of Puppy, unless it only installs into /root.

...just write a short not in the Solutions section on this Forum on where to download from, etc.
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EarlSmith

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PostPosted: Fri 15 Jul 2005, 11:26    Post subject:  

Barry, I don't know if this is the correct way but it worked for me.

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/sunbird_download.html

On this page I chose the GTK1 version and downloaded it.
TKZIP opened up and I extracted it to the /TMP folder.
Using Rox, I moved the Sunbird folder that was in /TMP and moved it to /ROOT.
Opened the Sunbird folder in /ROOT and dragged the Sunbird Executable to the desktop.
Like I said, this probably isn't the right way to do it but it works. I am using Puppy 1.0.3 from CD and Sunbird is in /root so its always there.
It was so easy I'll just do it again when 1.0.4 comes out if I need to.
It is a little over 8mb, but I really needed this calendar.
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BarryK
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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jul 2005, 06:27    Post subject:  

...oh, I see, you put the icon on the desktop. Ok.

That's very simple to install.
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jacklayne


Joined: 04 Jul 2006
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PostPosted: Tue 28 Nov 2006, 22:07    Post subject:  

Also, if you upgrade to Thunderbird 2-something, you can download an xpi that is called Lightning, which basically seems to plug Sunbird into Thunderbird. I love it! Both e-mail and calendar all in one place!
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