[ILUG] Linux PDA
kk at sdsd.com
Mon Sep 6 23:51:12 IST 2004
We but them trade and believe me they are only slightly less of a rip off
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gearoid Donnellan" <gearoid.donnellan at gmail.com>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Linux PDA
> Whats a good place to buy HP hardware from? Is there a good online
> You cant buy direct which is a pain and buying from a regular retailer
> is a rip-off
> On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 23:01:26 +0100, MRB <kk at sdsd.com> wrote:
> > I have a HP IPAQ H5550 (Integrated Bluetooth / WLAN) running Familiar
> > IMO its not ready yet. The only way to power off the unit is to remove
> > battery and it sometimes locks up . Running 0.72 release of Familiar,
> > they have not released a newer version since November 03 so I have to
> > reluctantly go back to windows on this device. The H5550 does not
> > to be that common so maybe you will have more luck with a different
> > make.
> > Good Luck
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Gearoid Donnellan" <gearoid.donnellan at gmail.com>
> > To: <ilug at linux.ie>
> > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 9:11 PM
> > Subject: [ILUG] Linux PDA
> > > I am looking at buying a pda with either linux on it or putting it on
> > > myself but having some trouble trying to figure out which on to go
> > > for.
> > > I want wifi and\or bluetooth in it so that means I have to go for some
> > > of the newer model.
> > >
> > > I was looking at the Sharp Zaurus but they seem pretty difficult to
> > > get in the EU. Also they are pretty chunky according to some reviews.
> > >
> > > The Ipaqs seem to b highly recommended but Im not sure which models
> > > are supported and which would be good to get.
> > >
> > > Any help/recommendations would be apprectiated
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