Palm Sync with Evolution

Ryan Zygar linux at
Thu Nov 13 04:26:57 UTC 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 22:06:41 -0600, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote
> On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 21:11, Met @ Uber wrote:
> > Has anyone gotten this to work?  I've gotten my Palm setup using
> > gpilotd-control-applet, but I have no idea how to actually make anything
> > sync.  Specifically I would like to share data between evolution and my
> > palm.  I cannot find working documentation on any of this (that isn't
> > out of date).
> > 
> > Anyone?
> Matthew,
> I've been meaning to ask much the same question. FC1 doesn't seem to
> detect my Treo 600 PalmOS 5.2 combo phone+PDA. lsusb doesn't see it, 
> nor is a /dev/pilot link created. I thought FC1 was supposed to 
> support the Treo, but I can't figure out how. It syncs beautifully 
> when my laptop is booted to That Other OS.
> --Doc Savage
>   Fairview Heights, IL
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The problem lies with the linking to /dev/pilot I have the Palm Tungsten W 
and it syncs fine with Evolution. READ THE HANDSPRING HOW-TO at the LDP site 
and that will fill you in on all the details. You just need a couple minor 

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