BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-21-2010, 02:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Model: 9800
PIN: N/A
Carrier: ATT
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default BB 9800 Software and Linux

Please Login to Remove!

Many thanks in advance for any help here, I have
a very general question. I have a close friend who
has just purchased a Blackberry "Torch" 9800 from
AT&T. First thing she did was hand it to me asking
if I could get it going. Ok, but.....

I was able to get the battery in and it's now
charging and looks to be operational. Here's the
very basic question, I am an exclusively Linux
person and developer. The two other environments
are just something I won't deal with. So, I notice
that the Blackberry 9800 software is certified
to be used on that OS out of Oregon. Has anyone
here attempted to use the 9800, or any Blackberry,
software on a Linux platform.

I may give it a go using Wine. If that is not
successful then I will have to find an old iso
of XP and bring it up in VirtualBox.

What happens if I just plug the 9800 into the
USB port of any computer. Does it just look
like a flash memory stick with files I can
edit, upload and download.

Sorry to get a little geeky.

Thanks for any help.
Offline  
Old 08-21-2010, 03:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Model: I747
OS: 4.1.1
Carrier: at&t
Posts: 2,340
Post Thanks: 43
Thanked 117 Times in 107 Posts
Default

There is a Linux forum around the corner

Linux Users Corner - BlackBerryForums.com : Your Number One BlackBerry Community
__________________
The Search tool and BlackBerryFAQ answer many questions.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





Copyright 2004-2014 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.