Need for application like PC Suite from Nokia?

Franky Van Liedekerke liedekef at
Sun Feb 22 12:09:11 CET 2009

On Sun, 22 Feb 2009 12:02:37 +0100
Gunnar AAstrand Grimnes <gunnar.grimnes at> wrote:

> If you are targetting FSO (as you should, since alternative are not
> maintained), my understanding is that the PIM API part (opimd?)
> supports several different backends for actually storing the
> information (i.e. the FSO layer only provides a dbus layer on top of
> whatever is underneath) For instance, it may be put on top of the
> embedded evolution data server [1] - and (I think) this already is
> supported by opensync somehow, i.e. it could save lots of work.
> What this does NOT provide though is the actual sending of SMS, I
> would like an app like Blue Phone Elite (for the mac), which lets me
> send/receive sms from the normal desktop (i guess this is like the
> nokia pc suite)
> - Gunnar

I believe somebody already succeeded in sending sms's from the command
line. So, using the opimd api for the contact info and some ssh client
for then connecting to the phone and doing the actual sending seems
very feasable to me.


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