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Linux compatibility, synchronization and configuration guides for mobile (cellular) phones made by Samsung . 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.

Samsung A460(http://jay.computed.net/articles/sprintpcs.html)  NEW  Linux 
Samsung N400(http://www.tummy.com/Community/Articles/merlin-c201/index.html)RedHat (KRUD) 
Samsung S300(http://www.richardneill.org/a22p-mdk11-0.php#mobile)  NEW  Mandriva (Mandrake) 11.0 
Samsung SCH-i300/i330(http://uslinux.net/docs/sprint-wireless-internet.php)  NEW  Linux 
Samsung SCH-i519(http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT4481058519.html) *)Linux 
Samsung SCH-i819(http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS6583352606.html) *)  NEW  Linux 
Samsung SCH-N191 [archived link]Debian 
Samsung SCH-N191 [archived link]Linux 
Samsung SCH-A563 [archived link]Debian 
Samsung SCH-A563 [archived link]Linux 
Samsung SCH-N191(http://www.geocities.com/kream77/internet_gentoo_linux_connect_reliance_cdma.html)  NEW  Gentoo 
Samsung SGH-D600(http://www.bitsploit.de/archives/546-Samsung-SGH-D600-unter-Linux-benutzen.html)  NEW  LinuxGerman
Samsung SGH-820D(http://chatsubo.za.net/lewe/SamsungSGH-820D.html)  NEW  Ubuntu 
Samsung SGH-i858(http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4539563903.html) *  NEW  Linux 
Samsung SGH-T809(https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothDialup)  NEW  Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake 
Samsung X460(http://www.leopold.dk/~martin/ma-8230p.html)  NEW  Linux 
Samsung Galaxy I7500(http://www.linux-community.de/Internal/Artikel/Print-Artikel/LinuxUser/2009/10)  NEW  LinuxGerman

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pyHandset(http://pyhandset.sourceforge.net/) uses the Python Serial Port Extension to send Hayes AT commands to a mobile phone. It allows to backup phone book entries and sms messages. It does not provide synchronisation but allow phone book entries modification and deleting messages through a simple curses graphical user interface. It also provides a way to send or write SMS messages to memory.


The SamsuTools(http://samsutools.berlios.de) project develops a set of tools for handling SAMSUNG mobile phones under Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD systems. The tools allow you to: Transfer photos and videos recorded by your mobile phone camera to your computer. Use your mobile phone as an USB disk via a convenient FUSE file system interface. Install Java J2ME applications in your mobile phone for free over USB cable.


SamBru (Samsung Backup and Restore Utility)(http://lager.dyndns.org/sambru/) is a Perl script that talks to a Samsung SCH-6100 or SCH-8500 cellular phone. You can use it to back up and restore the phone book. It can save the data in either raw/native format or as vCard data so GnomeCard can be used to view and edit the data.

NAND Flash Software

SAMSUNG First to Develop Linux OS-based NAND Flash Software(http://www.cell-phone-plans.net/forum/Cell_Phone_Manufacturer_Forums_C1/Samsung_Forum_F7/SAMSUNG_First_to_Develop_Linux_OS-based_NAND_Flash_Software_for_Mobile_Phone_Industry_P727/) for Mobile Phone Industry.


BitPim(http://www.bitpim.org/) is a program that allows you to view and manipulate data on LG VX4400/VX6000 and many Sanyo Sprint cell phones. This includes the PhoneBook, Calendar, WallPapers, RingTones (functionality varies by phone) and the Filesystem for most Qualcomm CDMA chipset based phones.


comsams(http://sourceforge.net/projects/comsams) - communicate with your Samsung mobile phone. You can download pictures, telefon entrys and display phone information. This software communicates with the phone over IrDA.


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