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Old 10-19-2004, 02:11 PM   #1
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I have a handspring and I am trying to sync with my jpilot software under fedora core 2.

I get inconsistent results.

It was working fine and I was trying to convert everything over to my handspring.

It won't sync anymore. I am not sure why. This is frustrating me as I want to use Linux.

I can do this under windows and have never had a problem.

Is there a commercial package out there that I can sync my handheld with under LINUX?

I don't want to have to buy new hardware only to find that I cannot make it work.

any ideas?

Old 10-19-2004, 03:37 PM   #2
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I'm not actually as impressed with jpilot as I currently am with the kpilot/kontact combo.

But part of the problem might be this,... connect to the handspring device using the port /dev entry of the port that it's connected to... rather than using /dev/pilot. Jpilot results are better this way. Kpilot results are better this way... so overall, I think it's better this way...

As for proprietary??? Why??? ... and actually,... No. There are no apps for synching a Palm device in Linux that are proprietary,... at least to my knowledge.
Old 10-22-2004, 04:24 PM   #3
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Because I have been having this problem for some time now. I carry around not only this handspring but a notebook sized FRANKLIN PLANNER and I suse would love to throw it into the trash. Since Graffitti is hard to work with it makes more sense to use my keyboard in jpilot and sync.

I cannot sync using evolution either.
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this program offers syncing with linux, using a palm os device

i believe jpilot is just a gui front end for the above software
Old 12-11-2004, 03:59 PM   #5
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Well I tried you link and joined and tried to post. However, there was no submit or post button anywhere.

Can you help here? How do I get this Visor to work under LINUX?
Old 12-15-2004, 01:35 AM   #6
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Use serial port; pilot-link version conflict

I gave up on using the USB port for my palm pilot and have been using the serial port instead. Make sure that the user syncing the pilot has permission to use the port. Are you successful syncing as root, but not as a user?

A long time ago jpilot conflicted with the latest version of pilot-link. Make sure this isn't your problem.

I used Franklin planner for six years straight. I thought I would parallel the pilot and the planner for a few months. After two weeks I dumped the planner.




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