Questions related to Ubuntu related phones; phone compatibility, connections with Ubuntu machine; etc.

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Is there a way to install Nokia PC Suite onto my netbook?

I have a Samsung N150 Plus net book which works great with Ubuntu, but can't use Nokia's PC Suite application to keep my Nokia E63 updated? Any ideas please?
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Ubuntu one files, deleting pictures from pc should remove them from phones gallery

When im using the ubuntu one android phone app for files which will automatically upload my pictures taken to the cloud and then to my desktop, if i delete them from my desktop then they should be ...
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Can I directly dial phone numbers from Evolution's address book?

Is there a way to directly dial phone numbers from Evolution's address book? I have an ISDN phone on my desk connected via USB. I've written a shell script that uses a phone number on the command line ...
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How to go about trying to access files stored on mobile phone (via USB)?

I'd like to transfer files (photos and audio mainly) from my phone, to my Ubuntu PC. Unfortunately upon plugging it in (through Micro USB) nothing is automatically mounted. If I insert a memory card ...
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Is there a way to use gmail call phone functionality with empathy/pidgin

Is there a way that I can use this functionality with any desktop client especially something like empathy ? http://www.google.com/chat/voice/ I am referring the phone call function not just video ...
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...
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Which software is available to connect to and manage cell phones?

Is there any application that can connect to my Nokia 2700c phone and check my messages, applications, files, etc? Is there some application available in Ubuntu like the Nokia PC Suite, for Windows? ...
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Nokia N73 unable to connect to laptop

I am connecting my Nokia N73 through data cable with my laptop which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu. If I connect using Windows, it gets connected and I can browse all the files and folders in my phone ...
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Is there a PC-to-phone application?

Is there an application (non-commercial) to make phone calls from PC to phone on Ubuntu?
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Can't Mount Phone, “according to mtab, /dev/sdb1 is already mounted on /”

My myTouch Slide wasn't mounting, so I decided to open Disk Utility. My phone shows up but when I click "Mount" it gives me this error: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed ...
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What cell phones (feature phones, not smart phones) work well with Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm in the market for a new cell phone soon, and I'd like for it to work well with Ubuntu. I don't use my phone for much--just calls, texts, and the occasional photo. It would be nice if it could also ...
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Accessing my samsung f480T through Nautilus

Ubuntu isn't detecting my samsung f480T when I plug it in. After a bit of Googling, I found nothing. Do Samsung phones require a driver to be installed to work?
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How do I remote control a DVD player without a remote?

We have a proto-media centre, which is just a box in the corner, running Ubuntu, and connected to a projector. What is the best way to control a DVD player running on that box, without a remote ...
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How to call a number from command-line with Skype?

I've seen several links suggesting it is possible to make a call from the command-line with skype. The instructions suggest something along the lines of: skype --callto:+14445551234 However, this ...
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Use Computer headset like a hands-free for cell phone

Is it possible (and how) to use a computer headset (or speakers+mic) as a hands-free device for my mobile? I bought a bluetooth-dongle but I couldn't get it to work yet. I think I already set this up ...