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Linux compatibility, synchronization and configuration guides for mobile (cellular) phones made by Research in Motion - RIM BlackBerry. The general resource section at the bottom, contains links to helpful Linux utilities (mostly available under GPL), community efforts, HOWTOs and FAQs. Have you written a documentation yourself? Then please feel free to submit a new entry.

Research in Motion - RIM BlackBerry(http://www.chipbennett.net/wordpress/index.php/2008/05/synchronizing-a-blackberry-in-linux/)  NEW  Linux 
Research in Motion - RIM BlackBerry 7520(http://www.theilya.com/info/bbjde.shtml)  NEW  Linux 
Research in Motion - RIM BlackBerry 8800(http://www.linux.com/feature/123251)  NEW  Linux 
Research in Motion - RIM BlackBerry Curve(http://linuxappfinder.com/blog/using_a_blackberry_curve_with_linux)  NEW  Linux 
Research in Motion - RIM 9530 Storm(http://www.progweb.com/modules/blackberry/index-en.html)  NEW  Linux 
Research in Motion - RIM 9530 Storm(http://www.progweb.com/modules/blackberry/index-fr.html)  NEW  LinuxFrench

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Barry(http://sourceforge.net/projects/barry/) is a GPL C++ library for interfacing with the RIM BlackBerry Handheld. It comes with a command line tool for exploring the device and for making quick backups. The goal of this project is to create a fully functional syncing mechanism on Linux. This HOWTO explains how to use Barry(http://www.happyassassin.net/blackberry-tethering-and-more-on-linux/) to turn a BlackBerry into a modem. Alternate URL for Barry(http://www.netdirect.ca/software/packages/barry).

Community: Mailing Lists, Forums, FAQs, HOWTOs, Wikis

Blackberry Petition

This petition(http://www.petitiononline.com/bb1d1234/petition.html) has been created to show Research In Motion that a large number of Linux users, who prefer BlackBerry devicesm, would like Research In Motion to either make the specification public so that the Open Source community can develop appropriate drivers that enable the Linux community, or develop and release said USB device drivers.

BlackBerry Server on Linux Survey

A survey(http://www.rongage.org/survey/) to determine if there is market interest in the availability of a Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) on Linux.

Serial Protocol

This whitepaper examines the RIM BlackBerry Serial Protocol(http://off.net/cassis/protocol-description.html).

BlackBerry Development Using Linux

This HOWTO explains development for the BlackBerry(http://www.slashdev.ca/2008/04/03/blackberry-development-using-linux/) using Linux.


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