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bobthebob1234
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:40 am    Post subject: Linux PDA Reply with quote

Do such things exist or do I have to get a new fancy smart phone?

Basically I have a palm tungsten e2 which i have had for a number of years, but the touchscreen has gone to pot, and trying to click on anything is very much hit and miss (more the miss)

So I'm looking for a new device that

  • Has a realllllly good calendar
  • Possilbly go on the internets (via wifi) and check my email


so all i need is an electronic diary really. The calendar on my palm is great and has a great layout.
if it was compatible with my ubuntu then that would be great.

I already have a phone and i would want to use the sim card from that rather than get tied into a contract for which i will have no use (i don't send a billion txts a day and make 25hrs of phone calls a day, and to be honest the main use for my phone at the moment is as an alarm clock Smile ), which does let me on the internets, but isn't on a contract or anything so I wouldn't want to go in the internet lots using it.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's nothing to stop you installing Angstrom on something like an iPAQ 214

Links:
http://www.oliford.co.uk/hpipaq214/moinBasicCopy/HpIpaq214.html

http://www.oliford.co.uk/hpipaq214/moinBasicCopy/HpIpaq214HowTo.html

http://www.oliford.co.uk/hpipaq214/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZEY0YkMFco
(not a 214, but an older iPAQ RX3115 running Angstrom)

http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/
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