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Old 04-30-2006, 01:49 PM   #1
hugha
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Repost from Newbies Phone LX5200 AND BITPIM


Opps!! I may have posted this one to the wrong forum (Newbies). I am reposting to the Mandriva

I just got a LX5200 verizon phone. I am interested in using BITPIM to be able to link to my PC and customize and more easily manage names/addresses,etc

I am running Mandriva 2006 Dec Club edition.

I down loaded the latest BITPIM program rpm (bitpim.org) for Linux.

I ordered and received at USB cable designed for this phone from everydaysource with the drivers for Windows.

I installed the RPM package and it recoginized the phone but no download of information. I was under the impression (and probably wrongly so) that Mandriva would natively (if that is the correct term---newbie ) utilize this cable without special drivers and/or tweeking.

Any help or insight much appreciated.
 
Old 05-01-2006, 05:37 PM   #2
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Hi,

When I used bitpim on my Mandriva installation, I had to use the usb to serial cable. I don't believe it would work with the native usb cable. I haven't tried bitpim on LE2006. I didn't have to load an drivers for the serial cable to work.

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