Update : Since this was written Sunbird 0.7 has been released. The package in the Ubuntu repository is 0.5. Here are steps for manually installing the latest.
Manually Installing Sunbird 0.7
- Download the latest version of Sunbird at Mozilla. “Save to Disk”
- Unpack the archive into the /opt folder. (sudo tar -C /opt -xjvf ~/Desktop/sunbird-*.tar.bz2)
- Create a link: sudo ln -s /opt/sunbird/sunbird /usr/bin/sunbird
- Create meu item: sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/sunbird.desktop
Installing Sunbird 0.5
Ubuntu 7.10 now has Mozilla Sunbird Calendar version 0.5 in its repositories. This can be installed using the command:
sudo aptitude install sunbird
For those of you that do a lot of calendaring you may also be interested in Mozilla Calendaring with Lightning, which also supports tie-ins to Google Calendar and seems to be a more popular solution.