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6000 - Tosa / Screen protectors
« on: December 10, 2004, 04:02:27 pm »
I went do the download area and downloaded the pdf as you recommended but regardless how I setup the print settings on my HP 1220 LJ it printed about 2mm all the way around smaller than the viewable area was on the screen.  It wasn't a total loss however as it inspired me to keep trying my own hand and found a size myself that did work for me. (I have a terminal case of scissors hand cramp though.) The fault was probably was in my wifes Win2k printer setup as it acts as our home networks print server.

At any rate the end product does NOT float around the screen and has zero dust particles trapped underneath.  It is perfectly responsive to the stylus...seems to actually make tapping easier than before.  If anyone is interested I used a transparency sheet of Office Depot Black and White copier transparancies.  It was the best brand I could find that didn't have noticeable yellow or grey tinting or subtle streaks in the manufacturing finish. It also reduces glare a LOT, not sure if its an anti-glare component or if I was just lucky.  Either way I'm breathing a LOT easier knowing my screen is safe.

* A special thanks to Donna, my sister who aided me in this two hour long struggle - thanks sweets! *

I just used my school's laser printer and ended up with the same results.

oh well. I'll live with a line for now. If you have a copy of your solution, that would be much appreciated. Also, if someone does come up with a new template, it would be nice to have the lines be where the cuts are supposed to be made. Either that, or two lines (like an outer dotted line for the cuts).

6000 - Tosa / What Kind Of Slot Protectors Came With Your Zaurus
« on: December 10, 2004, 03:52:11 pm »
That's the thread I was thinking about, but not the one I was talking about

Here's the link:

(from here:

hmm, now that I look at it, that's not for the expansion slot at all. It plugs into the cradle connector. Another empty slot, I don't know what to do now!

6000 - Tosa / What Kind Of Slot Protectors Came With Your Zaurus
« on: December 10, 2004, 02:06:35 pm »
GuruGeek2002: As far as I know, only the expansion sleeve is using it. It provides another battery and another CF slot.
There's some kind of cable that uses it too, right?

it hooks up to it to provide usb and power. I forgot the name, but I'll come back if no one remembers what I'm talking about.

I think there's a link over in the thread regarding USB mini-a cables. if you read through that somewhere in the beginning you should see what I'm referring to.

6000 - Tosa / Secure Connection (tls) With Imap On Clean Install
« on: December 10, 2004, 02:03:55 pm »
hey smooth,

I asked the same question many times and other people did so..
my school use imap4 + SSL and bunch of autheriation .( sigh.. carnge mellon double doulbe security)

I tried both kopiemail and qmail.. there is no way it will work.. i spent like several hours straight trying differenet combination

things i suggest you can do
1) if your school email can be browse throuhg broswer, use opera to get it
2) connect to unix server and download the file from there
3) install debian linux and thunrderbird.. i will be trying this after my finals are done.

Thank you very much for the response.

uh oh,

i will be trying this after my finals are done.

won't we all!  seems like my plan as well.

6000 - Tosa / Secure Connection (tls) With Imap On Clean Install
« on: December 10, 2004, 09:11:00 am »
Are you guys serious?

Someone has to have resolved this issue.

I tried to do my homework, searched through the forums for various ways of phrasing my problem. I haven't found a resolution yet.

How are you guys checking your IMAP accounts that need to connect securely?

This is very strange, hopefully I can resolve this because a zaurus that can't check email is just a...well I don't know what it is, but it ain't pretty!

6000 - Tosa / What Kind Of Slot Protectors Came With Your Zaurus
« on: December 09, 2004, 08:05:04 am »
oh wow, thanks for the info.

I'll be sure to pick something up soon.

that's wierd though, they have covers for everything else.

6000 - Tosa / What Kind Of Slot Protectors Came With Your Zaurus
« on: December 09, 2004, 07:58:58 am »
I just received my zaurus and I wanted to make sure I got everything (and didn't lose anything when I tore it open!).

I received a little rubber cap that covers the docking slot, a plastic cap over the expansion connector, and a plastic plug for the CF slot.

Is there anything that covers the SD slot?

6000 - Tosa / Secure Connection (tls) With Imap On Clean Install
« on: December 09, 2004, 07:45:00 am »
OK, I received my zaurus today and I don't know what I'm doing

I know a bit of linux (I use gentoo on all my computers at home), but I'm still fairly new to the whole thing.

I would like to get the standard email client to work with my school email account. But it requires authentification (and TLS support). I don't get an option to use differnt servers.

I've searched the forums but the only thing I saw was to set up a different program and/or some kind of relay to the standard email client on the 6K already. I don't really want to do that and am not quite sure how anyway.

Could someone please help me out here? Thank you very much.

6000 - Tosa / USB Adaptor & Cables
« on: December 07, 2004, 07:19:44 am »
I just bought the 5in and 6ft cables from cablesplus.

Total was $30 with shipping.
I post what I receive when they arrive.

I'm thinking of getting this, too. If anyone wants to go in on an order for Southern California (Orange County or San Diego), please let me know and we can combine orders to save on shipping.

Deals and Great Z Buys / Sl-6000l On Amazon For $300 Right Now!
« on: December 06, 2004, 04:33:49 pm »
Thanks smooth.  I was lucky with my PayPal case as the scammer gave me his phone number and I was in contact with him before and after the auction (making it seem legit).  After he skipped town with everybody's money, his landlord was left with angry calls from buyers.  Since I had addresses and names, I was able to contact the local sheriff and found out that identity theft was involved as well.  PayPal finally "confirmed" the fraud, but since the money was gone they couldn't "provide any compensation."  Luckily I disputed the charge early and provided all the info to my credit card company.

Does anyone find it curious that we are all having problems accessing our Amazon accounts?  I'm wondering if Amazon "freezes" your account access if you have a "problem" order...
CSR stated their computers were down when I called in.

I hadn't said anything about my order, so I could have been calling in for a book for all he knew. So I don't suspect it's account specific.

Deals and Great Z Buys / Sl-6000l On Amazon For $300 Right Now!
« on: December 06, 2004, 03:48:58 pm »
I've disputed a PayPal credit card charge for $900 for a laptop I bought on eBay from a guy who scammed over 20 buyers.  They reversed the charge and since law enforcement was involved, it was eventually settled in my favor.  That's one reason I will *always* use my credit card with PayPal.

With Amazon, I expected that sellers were better vetted than this, if this truly turns out to be a scam.  However, Amazon does have the final responsibility given their policies.  You can dispute *any* charge with your credit card.  This will temporarily take the charge off of your account so you don't incur finance charges.  It will also launch an investigation.  Typically, most credit card companies require you to wait until it has posted to a statement before allowing a dispute.
Wow, I consider you lucky.

Disputing credit card charges with PayPal may or may not work--so my rule is don't bank on it.

I also was scammed by someone through paypal. PayPal didn't even respond to my complaint. My credit card company, which has always backed me up many times and often for very high charges (always resolved in my favor, too, so not like I go around disputing appropriate charges), claimed they were unable to do anything because the seller is a third party.

PayPal actually states this explicitly in their TOS. The CC pay PayPal, not the seller. PayPal pays the seller. So from the CC point of view, a dispute wouldn't resolve in the buyer's favor anyway since the chargeback would be to PayPal (which fulfills its obligation when it relays the money to the sellre).

I don't know if your case was recent or not, or if you got lucky, or if PayPal actually resolved the issue through its own dispute management channels (especially since ebay has protection channels, as well). But please check carefully before putting all your faith in the power of credit card disputes. I also thought exactly like you did before this occurred. I was unpleasantly surprised and actually quite upset at my credit card staff and supervisors for a little bit. But they've always been good to me up until then and I didn't want to burn my bridges.

Basically, I don't use PayPal for anything I don't feel comfortable losing money over.
(sorry this doesn't help the current posters having trouble on amazon).

I did find this out however, and then I'll read through the entire thread to determine the details: hopefully you purchased the product through official amazon channels. These scams run on amazon a lot. I went through a similar thing with a laptop that was priced too good to be true.

I contacted the seller via email as requested in the description (which was my second hint to watch myself, the first being the low price). Then he replied (actually I repeated this process for three other low sellers to get a feel for what was going on). and wanted the money sent through Western Union. At that point, I contacted Amazon's and reported the activity as possible fraud. The description stated that the products were elligable for protection, but if the transaction isn't processed through Amazon's official channels, they aren't liable for anything. I wish amazon would monitor this type of behavior more closely, but I think these scammers pump multiple accounts and items into the system throughout the day, which makes it very difficult if not impossible to track it all.

sorry for the book! but I hope this helps in some way. my bad for not posting this sonner, could have saved some people some trouble it looks like. I just kept passing over the thread, sorry for that.

6000 - Tosa / Is The Sl-6000l Worth It?
« on: December 02, 2004, 03:52:02 am »
damn, it's back up to $475 on amazon.        
yeah, except that's for a *used* one!

6000 - Tosa / Stylus for 6000
« on: November 30, 2004, 06:53:51 am »
They don't have the Palm III model listed anymore.

Just Palm V, m500, and Visor.

Do any of those three fit in the 6K?


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