TuxMobil News 03/2005

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    the "TuxMobil News Digest" for March 2005[1] has good news
    for Linux PDA, mobile phone, laptop and notebook users. Here is an
    extract of the most important or most interesting  messages.
    If you are missing news, applications or documents, don't
    hesitate to contact me.

    Please support our work by submitting news and Linux reports about
    laptops, notebooks, PDAs, mobile phones and portable media players.

    Werner Heuser

|=| Monthly Highlights

|=| Because of license issues there are almost no free drivers for SD/MMC card
    readers built into laptops or PDAs available. The one exception is the
    Linux driver for the Winbond's W83L518D and W83L519D
    SD/MMC card readers (1.1)

    PS: There are binary drivers for SHARP Zaurus PDAs. - External USB
    card readers as well as some (if not all) _active_ PCMCIA-SD
    adapters are supported.

|=| Complete Monthly Digest

    [1] http://tuxmobil.org/mobile_news_2005_03.html

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    You may find the _daily_ TuxMobil News RSS/XML channel, the archiv and
    a news submission form at http://tuxmobil.org/newsfeed.html

    BTW: You may subscribe to the complete _monthly_ digest there, too.

PS: Addicted to Linux and mobile computing since almost ten years, I often
    needed to investigate or repair laptop hardware.  Sometimes I found it
    difficult to get necessary information, so finally I have started a new


    Need to achieve a hard disk or CPU upgrade of your laptop or notebook?
    Need to repair a broken display?  Want to dissect your laptop or
    notebook, to know what chips are actually inside your mobile computer?
    Are you missing a service manual?  Or just in the mood of modding or
    hacking your mobile gadget?  Here is a collection of links to take
    apart instructions, disassembly pictures or dismantling videos,
    upgrade and repair manuals, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) tips and
    tricks for laptop and notebook repairs.  If you have written a repair
    report yourself, please send me a note.

    http://repair4laptop.org /
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