Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).


  Search this Thread
Old 10-16-2004, 08:46 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Is the Sony Ericsson K700i Linuxable?

I thinking about getting a new mobile phone,
the Sony Ericsson K700i has some good write ups and is free with most contracts but... it seems to be pretty much locked into into Windows - Outlook. Which is a problem as I'm exclusively running Linux

Does anyone have any experience getting it to work or working on a fix?

The odd thing is they mention using GNU-Linux to develop Symbian applications for it on their website but nothing about compatibility for general use.

Also can someone recommend a compatible Blue-tooth interface for my PC?

Many thanks.
Old 10-16-2004, 12:10 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Sweden
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 3,032

Rep: Reputation: 58
Although I have a laptop with Bluetooth and my girlfriend has a K700i I haven't gotten around to actually trying them together yet - good thing you reminded me. It seems it is possible according to this post but it doesn't give much information. Also, if you bring out the ol' Babelfish on this thread you might learn a thing or two. I know I will read it but I don't have the time right now.

Although Ericsson is generally pro-Linux this mainly shows in radio base station systems and datacenters (they're big on clustering). I suppose they still don't promote it for desktop use (they didn't during my time there).


Last edited by hw-tph; 10-16-2004 at 12:12 PM.
Old 10-17-2004, 03:24 AM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0

Hmmm, that post you mention is about synchronising with Evolution (on Gnome) what I really want to do is sync with KMail. I found something called kitchenSync which is built into the latest version of kdepim which is part of KDE 3.3. I now have to find a way of installing it without pulling my entiresystem apart!


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sony Ericsson P900 Meriadoc Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 06-29-2009 09:57 AM
Sony Ericsson Z500a Matir Linux - Hardware 2 08-08-2006 07:27 PM
Suse + sony ericsson k700i mobile phone(using multisync eg) himlims Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 06-23-2006 04:02 PM
Sony Ericsson T230 Themes kamransoomro84 General 0 03-12-2005 07:19 PM
Syncing my Sony Ericsson T610 johnnycakes79 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 7 12-12-2004 07:06 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:16 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration