[jp] JPilot & Ubuntu 11.04

Paul Donlan padlan1 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 03:06:30 EST 2011


Judd:

Likewise: Jpilot syncs perfectly for me on Xubuntu 11.10. You are so right
about Unity!

Paul

On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Judd Montgomery <judd at jpilot.org> wrote:

> I installed a fresh Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop, did an "apt-get install
> jpilot", plugged in a Treo680, pressed the sync button on the cradle and
> then on jpilot and it just worked.
>
> Unity is a disaster.
>
> Judd
>
> On 12/02/2011 05:16 PM, Kevin Jaspan wrote:
>
>> Paul, Judd,
>>
>> I just tried running Xubuntu 11.04 off a thumb drive and the sync with
>> Jpilot worked  there. I will install that  and use it until the dust storm
>> has cleared.
>>
>> Kevin
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 4:50 PM, <accessys at smart.net <mailto:
>> accessys at smart.net>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>    I'm using Kubuntu 11.04 and am not having any problems sync'ing
>>
>>    Bob
>>
>>
>>    On Fri, 2 Dec 2011, Kevin Jaspan wrote:
>>
>>        Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 16:40:28 -0500
>>        From: Kevin Jaspan <kjaspan at gmail.com <mailto:kjaspan at gmail.com>>
>>        Reply-To: J-Pilot Discussion List <jpilot at jpilot.org
>>        <mailto:jpilot at jpilot.org>>
>>        To: J-Pilot Discussion List <jpilot at jpilot.org
>>        <mailto:jpilot at jpilot.org>>
>>        Subject: Re: [jp] JPilot & Ubuntu 11.04
>>
>>
>>        Hey, does anybody know if this affliction is limited to
>>        Ubuntu, or does it
>>        affect Fedora, Linux Mint and any Linux that depends on the
>>        same kernel
>>        (3.0.0-13 i386 gnu/linux).
>>
>>        I'm wondering if I should install some other Linux version in
>>        another boot
>>        partition to run Jpilot.
>>
>>        Kevin
>>
>>        On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Kevin Jaspan
>>
>>        <kjaspan at gmail.com <mailto:kjaspan at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>            Paul,
>>
>>            Yes, I click on both the sync icon on the Palm and on the
>>            "sync to desktop
>>            and then do a backup" icon in Jpilot, usually in the
>>            reverse order. Does
>>            the order matter? I specify the usb: sync port in JPilot.
>>            Anyway, whichever
>>            order I use or whether I use the Hotsync icon (Sync your
>>            Palm to the
>>            desktop), I always get a message about unable to establish
>>            communication.
>>
>>            If whoever was involved with the pilot-xfer development
>>            could look at the
>>            code maybe it is a simple fix. Maybe the Linux kernel
>>            people don't care
>>            about Palm any more.
>>
>>            Kevin
>>
>>            On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Liz <edodd at billiau.net
>>            <mailto:edodd at billiau.net>> wrote:
>>
>>                On Fri, 2 Dec 2011 14:16:44 -0500
>>
>>                Kevin Jaspan <kjaspan at gmail.com
>>                <mailto:kjaspan at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>                    Of course i could boot up either machine into
>>                    Windows but the point
>>                    is to avoid doing that. My 5 year old Pentium 2
>>                    3.2 GHz is fine in
>>                    Ubuntu but pathetically sluggish in Windows XP.
>>
>>
>>                I'm thinking (as a nonUbuntu user) that something is
>>                changed in the
>>                early stages of the sync process. Could one of those
>>                affected check for
>>                the 'visor' module being in the kernel, and look in
>>                the code that
>>                controls the USB bus usage to see if there is an entry
>>                for Palm
>>
>>                I have often read Ubuntu forums to find answers to all
>>                sorts of Linux
>>                problems - has anyone posted there for assistance yet?
>>
>>
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