[jp] Goodbye, and thanks for all

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Mon Jul 15 18:56:22 EDT 2013


Jack,

Thanks (!!) for mention of FolderSync Android application. I have ordered
it on Google Play store.

Ron K Jeffries

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Ron K. Jeffries
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On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 2:49 PM, Jack Haverty <jack at 3kitty.org> wrote:

> I have a Nexus 4, which runs Android 4.2.2.   If you ignore the fact that
> it can make phone calls, it's a pretty nice PDA which has now replaced my
> Palm(s).  I use it almost exclusively with Wifi and Bluetooth for
> connectivity to my home LAN and servers (Debian/Ubuntu).  When I want to
> use the phone, I have a T-Mobile account that costs nothing, except for $2
> on any day in which I actually use the phone to make or receive calls or
> data.  I don't do that very often, so the device is essentially a nice PDA
> with wifi/bluetooth connectivity - a very fancy Palm equivalent.
>
> I'm using an app called "Foldersync", which is similar to rsync. It allows
> me, for example, to keep a folder on my Nexus 4 identical to a folder on my
> desktop.  The sync options include the ability to sync to a remote (e.g.,
> on my desktop) folder specified as an SMB shared folder.  So you don't need
> any software on the server side other than the typical SMB server daemon.
>  Syncing does not go through the cloud - it goes directly between my Nexus
> and my desktop over my LAN.
>
> If you can find an app that keeps its addresses, passwords, etc. data in a
> file or folder, then it should be possible to use Foldersync to keep that
> data synced.  For passwords, I use KeePassX, which is available on the
> Android as well as Ubuntu.
>
> /Jack Haverty
>
> On 07/14/2013 11:16 PM, Johan Vromans wrote:
>
>> "James E. LaBarre" <j.e.labarre at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>  And I will *continue* to do until I can find a way to run something on
>>> Android (tablet, not phone) that will let me manage my addresses,
>>> passwords, etc *AND* let me sync them locally.
>>>
>> Have you tried a local Davical or onCloud server?
>>
>> -- Johan
>>
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