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mikesapunk
Hey community!

I just got a C1000 from Price Japan yesterday (AWESOME customer service by the way) and have already installed pdaxrom. I did some research (regarding the various roms) for a few weeks before deciding that pdaxrom would be best for me.

Sooooo, now I have it, and I have a few questions:

1. I really need a PIM application. Something simple is fine. All I want is to be able to store names, numbers, and addresses, and a simple "to do" list would be awesome too. I've tried installing kdepim from the feed, but it doesn't show-up in the launcher. Is there another dependency I'm missing, or is there a smaller, easier PIM application currently available?

2. How do you guys know what package is what in the feeds? They're just labeled by package names, with no descriptions. I can google most of them and get a description by finding the particular project's home page, but it would take me literally DAYS to look up every package. Is there a site that indexes what these packages do?

Thanks for the help!
-Mike
Chero
Welcome,

Just take a look here : http://mail.pdaxrom.org/contrib/

Looking for simple pim : check Xromer's and ZDevil's feeds.

When browsing the feeds, you can check the descriptions.

BTW : after installing : leave X and startx : can you see the launchers now ?

Have fun,
Chero.
silencer51
If I'm not mistaken, a proper feed directory contains a listing of all the packages along with short descriptions...
mikesapunk
QUOTE(silencer51 @ Mar 18 2006, 11:41 AM)
If I'm not mistaken, a proper feed directory contains a listing of all the packages along with short descriptions...
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Yeah, Chero's link was very helpful. Thanks!

I was previously using the http://mail.pdaxrom.org/1.1.0beta1/Zaurus-C1000-C3100/feed/ URL, and there's NO descriptions there wink.gif
Chero
QUOTE(mikesapunk @ Mar 18 2006, 06:47 PM)
I was previously using the http://mail.pdaxrom.org/1.1.0beta1/Zaurus-C1000-C3100/feed/ URL, and there's NO descriptions there wink.gif
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select the "packages" file to view the descriptions.
Armagon
QUOTE(silencer51 @ Mar 18 2006, 09:41 AM)
If I'm not mistaken, a proper feed directory contains a listing of all the packages along with short descriptions...
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Yes indeed. It has a text file called Packages. There is also a file called Filelist that contains a list of all the files in each package. This can be really useful to search through if you know that you need a certain file and want to find out where you can get it.

http://mail.pdaxrom.org/contrib/docs/ipk.txt is a doc on installing software which may prove useful.
deckard73
Hi

[quote=mikesapunk,Mar 18 2006, 05:19 PM]
Hey community!

I just got a C1000 from Price Japan yesterday (AWESOME customer service by the way) and have already installed pdaxrom. I did some research (regarding the various roms) for a few weeks before deciding that pdaxrom would be best for me.

Sooooo, now I have it, and I have a few questions:

1. I really need a PIM application. Something simple is fine. All I want is to be able to store names, numbers, and addresses, and a simple "to do" list would be awesome too. I've tried installing kdepim from the feed, but it doesn't show-up in the launcher. Is there another dependency I'm missing, or is there a smaller, easier PIM application currently available?
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pyknite
use the package anager to see description...
karlto
I second Xromer's efforts with gpe-pim. Most things are working now except wakeup from suspend on alarms, and this is very nearly done. It's heaps faster than kopi too!
dlj0
QUOTE(mikesapunk @ Mar 18 2006, 01:19 PM)
Hey community!

I just got a C1000

1. I really need a PIM application. Something simple is fine. All I want is to be able to store names, numbers, and addresses, and a simple "to do" list would be awesome too. I've tried installing kdepim from the feed, but it doesn't show-up in the launcher. Is there another dependency I'm missing, or is there a smaller, easier PIM application currently available?

2. How do you guys know what package is what in the feeds? They're just labeled by package names, with no descriptions. I can google most of them and get a description by finding the particular project's home page, but it would take me literally DAYS to look up every package. Is there a site that indexes what these packages do?

Thanks for the help!
-Mike
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I think I like fltdj, which is on the main feed IIRC. It is pretty simple, but it works. Gpe-calendar (and others) are available, but I had a lot of migrating appointments when I used that on OZ before I got my 3100 and pdaXrom. This seems to keep appointments where they were -- on the Z at least. I compiled it for my desktop, shipped the appointment files over, and the dates were all wrong by several days. Oh well. I guess I just use the Zaurus for appointments.

Kde's scheduler is available also, but IMNSHO is a resource hog on a machine for which that matters.

Read the "Packages" file at the top of the feed, when looking at it in a web browser. That at least gives some description of the packages.
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