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Old 04-02-2014, 10:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just in time for its EOL, I'm buying my very first PlayBook tomorrow. It's $25, and the owner claims its broken. He sent me a picture of the start screen where it gets stuck and won't load. I'm pretty sure I can revive it.

My question is, has anyone ever tried getting BlackBerry Desktop Manager to run on Ubuntu? I have an HP Mini 311 laying around with an older version of Ubuntu installed; I'd like to use it instead of my PC, which is currently put away somewhere.

I guess this is really a General Discussion question, so feel free to move it.
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I have not heard of it working on Ubuntu

while it boots press power button down for 30 seconds and see if it reboots after
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You can sync files using Ubuntu, but not with the desktop software.
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wifi file sharing works well, I use that more often than wired and I can upload a video for kids while they play a game on it
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