sam_toogood at athsoc.org.uk
Fri Oct 28 10:27:41 UTC 2005
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ulrich steffens wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 27.10.2005, 23:47 -0700 schrieb Alex Mandel:
>>ulrich steffens wrote:
>>>while i'm desperately trying to compile a patched version of openobex so
>>>that i can connect my mobilephone through usb, i thought that i cut the
>>>crap with compiling and better ask if someone can recommend a painlessly
>>>nothing fancy, just some plain dongle that will work in a range of 1-2
>>>meters and lets me connect my damn mobile with ubuntu :)
>>>it s*cks b*lls to boot into windows just to get some data out of the
>>>phone and booting back to linux to actually use that data.
>>>and *no*, i won't ditch linux because of that... (couldn't resist ;)
>>>thanks in advance
>>> - ulrich
>>My belkin F8T003 works, I can connect to my motorola phone. I haven't
>>tried much else with it though.
> thanks, i'm asking because i'm totally unsure how usb-dongles work.
> wether if they're little toys that the kernel automagically handles or
> if you need specific modules/drivcers to get them to work.
I can't remember precisely what make mine is, but it's a cheap generic
one bought via ebay, and is automagically detected and set up by breezy,
which is encouraging. Device manager shows the vendor as 'SiW' if that
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