Re: [NTLK] how do i install packages over wifi

From: Morgan Aldridge <>
Date: Mon Dec 03 2007 - 08:43:20 EST

On Dec 3, 2007 3:08 AM, McHugh Frank <> wrote:
> Sorry if this has been asked before, but i was
> wondering how to use wifi to install packages to my MP
> 2100 over wifi instead of using the interconnect port
> all of the time.
> what i was hoping for is a add on to allow me to use
> dock on the newton to do it with wifi.

If you have a Mac running Mac OS X, then you can use Simon Bell's NCX
to install packages, perform backups, and import/export data via
serial, ethernet, or WiFi:

I don't recall if there was a Linux version of Escale (similar to NCX,
but very unstable) and the Desktop Connection Library (DCL;
<>) in the source, but if there was
I don't know if it was even functional. I'm also unfamiliar with the
Windows side of things, but I don't recall a TCP-aware version of NCU
for Windows.

Another option is to install packages via WiFi by downloading them off
the web from compatible sites such as <> and
<>. I believe you'd need Eckhart Köppen's NHttpLib
<> installed to be able to "Put
Away" packages that you've downloaded, but it's been a while.

Morgan Aldridge

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