[NTLK] Linux solution to install Newton packages ?

Cédric SARTOUT cedric at sartoo.fr
Wed Aug 1 00:12:46 EDT 2018

Hi Tony and thank you,
It gives me tracks. Indeed, the solution of a new cable or the acquisition of a dedicated powerbook is certainly simpler but I will give myself a little time to go around the question.
On the other hand a cable without driver is also tempting.

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> Le 31 juil. 2018 à 23:43, Tony Morrow <gizmo1482 at gmail.com> a écrit :
> There were a few options years ago, but I don't know if they work on modern
> Linux distros. UnixNPI is one application that comes to mind. You may be
> able to compile a copy of the Newton Desktop Connection Library <
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/newton-dcl/> and transfer packages with
> it. Eckhart Köppen <www.40hz.org> also ported DCL to Ruby and they may work
> on Linux <https://github.com/ekoeppen/RDCL>.
> Honestly, it may just be easier for you to buy a new serial adapter and
> build a DB-9 to miniDIN-8 cable. I used USB adapters with Prolific chipsets
> in the past with MacOS natively, no extra drivers required.
> Tony Morrow
> <https://lookanotherblog.com>
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2018, 4:47 PM Cédric SARTOUT <cedric at sartoo.fr> wrote:
>> Hi
>> After some difficulties of keyspan 28-X not recognized by High Sierra (for
>> info the keyspan 28-XG is compatible but I do not have one) I installed
>> ubuntu on Virtual box (Yosemite in VM recognizes keyspan and NCX works but
>> too slow). I managed to recognize the keyspan, visible in Linux but
>> suddenly I'm looking for a program that runs on Linux and that allows you
>> to install a package. No need for GUI the command line is enough for me.
>> I am not a Linux pro but it reminds me of my start of computer study
>> because before being Apple user I was with Linux PCs.
>> If you can help me ... and even better if someone among you has already
>> tried the adventure ...
>> Thank you
>> Cedric
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>> bonjour
>> Après quelques difficultés de keyspan 28-X non reconnu par High Sierra
>> (pour info la keyspan 28-XG est compatible mais je n'en dispose pas) j'ai
>> installé ubuntu sur Virtual box (Yosemite en VM reconnait keyspan et NCX
>> fonctionne mais trop trop lent). J'ai réussi à faire reconnaîte le keyspan,
>> visible sous Linux mais du coup je cherche un programme qui tourne sous
>> Linux et qui permet simplement d'installer un package. Pas besoin
>> d'interface graphique la ligne de commande me suffit.
>> Je ne suis pas un pro de Linux mais ça me rappelle mes début d'étude
>> informatique car avant d'être Apple user j'ai était avec des PC sous Linux.
>> Si vous pouvez m'aider ... et encore mieux si quelqu'un parmis vous a déjà
>> tenté l'aventure ...
>> Merci
>> Cedric
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