TeamViewer is an application for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer between computers. It runs on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux (even though it comes in a .deb or .rpm, it uses Wine which comes bundled with it).
A recent message on the Ubuntu One mailing list announces that Canonical has teamed up with Funambol, an established software stack that synchronizes thousands of mobile phones and other devices who have built a community around different client plugins, virtually supporting the majority of the existing software on all platforms that have contacts (Thunderbird, Outlook, Mac OS X Mail, etc
Remember the "Ubuntu 10.04 supports iPhone / iPod Touch out of the box" article? It was actually libimobiledevice (and usbmuxd/gtkpod) who made this possible, not Ubuntu.
There are of course some limitations such as not being able to perform calls from withing Ubuntu, but still this seems amazing:
Yesterday we wrote about a post on ubuntuforums where a user reported that the latest Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 3 supports his iPhone 3GS out of the box. [...]
Winff is a GUI fronted for the very well-known FFmpeg, which works on Windows and Linux (unfortunately it doesn't work on Mac OS X).
WinFF 1.2.0 was released a few days ago and it brings 2 new very interesting features: preview and cropping for videos.
Today I read an article written at LifeHacker regarding how to stream any video to an iPhone using the Air Video Software.
Unsurprisingly, the software supports Windows and Mac only. I tested it out using windows, and it worked flawlessly. So I couldn’t wait to try to set it up using WINE on Linux.
In order for tethering to work, your iPhone must actually have the tethering option enabled. This depends on your network carrier and contract. For iPhone 3.0 OS you can also just install a so-called mobileconfig profile which enables tethering, but this in a gray zone legally.
All of these require a working setup with ifuse, gvfs, libimobiledevice (aka libiphone) etc as per our previous article.
In our previous tutorial we showed how you to access the iPhone OS 3.x filesystem and read/write to its music database using iFuse and by compiling our own libgpod4.
We've covered some MPD desktop clients on more than one occasion, but I have just stumbled upon a great MPD interface for iPod / iPhone called MPoD and I had to share it with you.
In case you don't know MPD, or Music Player Daemon is a command line tools for playing music which allows you to access your music remotely.
The Complete Guide To Mounting Your iPhone On A Fresh Ubuntu Karmic Koala Installation
Samsung, the world's second largest mobile phones manufacturer, has announced its first LiMo (an open-source, Linux-based OS for mobile devices) Based H1 mobile phone, in association with Vodafone on the Vodafone UK network.
The world's largest handset maker, Nokia unveiled on Thursday its first phone running on Linux software, aiming at improving its offering at the top end of the market.
Mobile Media Converter [Windows / Linux] is a great application which allows you, thanks to ffmpeg, to convert between a variety of formats including: MP3, WMA , Ogg, Wav, MPEG, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP video and AMR audio and even MP4 which is very useful if you have an iPhone / iPod.
Want linux on your blackberry? I wish there was a mod available for that but for now everyone can enjoy the crisp smooth Ubuntu Hardy theme on their blackberry smartphone!
Check it out!
Intel’s new Silverthorne and Diamondville processors are due to be released sometime during the second quarter of this year, according to this article on Computerworld. The chips are built and specialized to run Linux.Ubuntu Mobile Edition is made for this platform, and has been built in collaboration with both Nokia and Intel.
Canonical today hoped to preempt all comers today with news of Ubuntu Mobile. Its first Linux variant aimed at handhelds, the software is tailored for the Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) expected to launch in spring based on Intel's Silverthorne technology and is designed to recognize basic iPhone-like gestures such as swiping to scroll through menus and websites.