Portable Sunbird OS X

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Portable Sunbird OS X is the Sunbird Project cross platform standalone calendar and task manager application packaged as portable application so you can take your calendar and task list with you.

Portable Sunbird is the Sunbird Project cross platform standalone calendar and task manager application, packaged as portable application so you can carry around with you on any portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (also on your internal hard disk) as long as it has 40 MB of free space and use on any Mac OS X computer, taking your calendar and task list with you.

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How to install

  1. Drag the "Portable Sunbird OS X" folder to your portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (also to your internal hard disk) as long as it has 45 MB of free space.
  2. Clicking "OPEN Portable Sunbird OS X" will launch in background an AppleScript that will open Thunderbird from your portable device, wait a while before Thunderbird start.
  3. If a local copy of Sunbird is running an alert window allow you to quit it.

Using your data

You can copy your local Profile folder to Portable Sunbird when "Copy local Profile" window ask you. So, if you wish to use your events, tasks, calendars, categories and settings you already have on your system, just click "Copy" when prompt, and select the folder "/Users/<username>/Library/Applications Support/Sunbird/Profiles/.default/".

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Sunbird application and Profile folder are inside the bundle:
Portable Sunbird.app/Contents/Resources/


Support Forum

Post questions, tips, suggestions, clues, helps, bugs to our OS X Portable Apps support forum


Source code


Change log

  • 0.8 r2.0 (2008-07-07)
    Sunbird updated to 0.8
  • 0.7 r2.0 (2008-01-29)
    Sunbird updated to 0.7
  • 0.5 r2.0 (2007-07-03)
    Sunbird update to 0.5
    New shell script.
    Profile copied if desired with file select option.
    Portable Sunbird ask to quit Sunbird copy already running.
    Dialog made by CocoaDialog.
    Portable Sunbird is wrapped as application package with Platypus.
    Requires OS X 10.4 or later.
    OS X 10.4 version check.
    Locked volume check.
    BSD command check.
    New icon.
  • r1.0 (2006-02-03)
    first public release

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Acknowledgments

OPEN Portable Sunbird © 2006-2010
Carlo Gandolfi - http://www.freesmug.org
Paolo Portaluri - http://plus2.it/~paolo/

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