Why is it that people *still* hypothesize that handheld synchronisation under
Linux is rocket science? Palm support is no longer immature.
Take Ubuntu and SuSE** for example. All that is involved in both cases is
plugging in your Palm cradle to the port, then opening kpilot or gpilot
(both distributions have an icon in the menu 'out of the box', for
_default-type_ installation). Then, all you need to do is hit the Sync
button and hit Next, Next, Finish. All done. Subsequently, the Palm daemons
will run in the background. Setup, as described above, is far simpler than
the equivalent on Mac OS X and Windows. This wasn't necessarily the case in
the past, as the famous out-of-date HOTTO would suggest:
That was the past, *not* the present. Maybe it still suits some stubborn
There are also synchronisationtolls for Windows Mobile, by the way. There is
an active project in sourceforge, which goes back a year/years into the
**My favoured Debian/GNOME and KDE distributions; also the ones with which I
have most experience.