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Version: Copyright 1996-2005 FSF (fedora - 16/08/07)

Section: 1 (Commandes utilisateur)


install-todos - Updates the Palm ToDo list with entries from a local file.


pilot-link: Conduits


 install-todos [-p|--port <port>] [--version] [-?|--help] [--usage] [-q|--quiet] [-f|--filename  STRING]


 install-todos allows the user to update the Palm ToDo list with entries from a local file.

The format of this file is a simple line-by-line ToDo task entry. For each new line in the local file, a new task is created in the ToDo database on the Palm.


install-todos options

-f, --filename filename
A local filename containing the ToDo entry text.

Conduit Options

-p, --port <port>
Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld. If this is not specified, install-todos will look for the $PILOTPORT environment variable. If neither are found or supplied, install-todos will print the usage information.
-q, --quiet
Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message
-v, --version
Display version of install-todo and exit without connecting.

Help Options

-h, --help
Display the help synopsis for install-todos and exit without connecting.
Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.


The program will connect to a target Palm handheld, and creates the ToDo entry to the Palm ToDo application, using the specified file.


 -p  /dev/pilot  -f  $HOME/MyTodoList.txt 


 install-todo was originally written by Martin Fick, based on code in install-todos by Robert A. Kaplan.

This manual page was written by Neil Williams <>


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This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.