[jp] Re : The Palm Is Dead, Long Live WebOS-Android with ownCloud?

Paul Donlan padlan1 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 01:25:43 EST 2011

Great info, Laurent, thanks! One question: Dejaoffice says it works with  
Palm Desktop on a Windows PC. Do you happen to know whether it works with  
JPilot on a Linux Distro like Ubuntu?


On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:51:30 -0800, Laurent ROCHE  
<laurent_roche at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Universal Password Manager runs on Linux (and other PC Os it's a Java  
> app) and there's a dedicated Android version.
> The two apps (PC and Android) can be synced using a web server.
> I use it and I am really happy about it.
> Read it all on http://upm.sourceforge.net/
>For those of you, looking for productivity tools on Android, there's  
> something that's supposed to be the equivalent to the applications on  
> Palm: it's DejaOffice (http://>www.dejaoffice.com/).
> When I tried it (more than a year ago), it wasn't that good but it's  
> been improved since ... I don't know what it's like now.
> Alternatively, you can look up my choices on my blog 
> http://computing.travellingfroggy.info/index.php?article7/migration-part-iii-memos
> Cheers,
> L at u
> The Computing Froggy
> http://computing.travellingfroggy.info
>>>> De : James E. LaBarre <j.e.labarre at gmail.com>
>> À : J-Pilot Discussion List <jpilot at jpilot.org>Envoyé le : Mercredi 30  
>> Novembre 2011 18h14
>> Objet : Re: [jp] The Palm Is Dead, Long Live WebOS-Android with  
>> ownCloud?
>> On 11/30/2011 07:19 AM, Carlo Graziani wrote:
>>> An alternative is Keepass. There's (1) an Android client, (2) a  
>>> Linux/Unix
>>> client (KeepassX), and (3) a migration path from KeyRing. I'm using it
>>> happily on an Android phone.
>>> Periodically, I back up the database to my workstation using an rsync
>>> client
>>> for Android. I suppose that would be a workable strategy for your  
>>> KeyRing
>>> database as well.
>> But that's a *file-level* sync, which is a very heavy-handed  
>> all-or-nothing approach.  It limits you to only updating data on one  
>> system, rather than >>adding some info in the field, while letting you  
>> update/add data in the field.  This is what I meant by recoord-level  
>> sync.  We had it with the PalmOS, >>there's no *technical* reason it  
>> can't be done, just a severe lack of will on the part of the providers  
>> at best, at worst it's an attempt to squeeze even more >>fees out of us  
>> in an economic depression, and to take away our own right to control  
>> our own data.
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