[clug] syncing with android directly without large corporations

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 23:22:18 MDT 2015

That sounds interesting.  That's backup anyway.  Does that do address book and calendar?

On 2015/Apr/20, at 2:39 PM, Hal Ashburner wrote:

> Remove SD card.
> Insert in laptop
> Rsync -vrltD etc.
> Good enough do my purposes.
> On 19/04/2015 12:47 PM, "Kim Holburn" <kim.holburn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'd like to be able to sync my laptop with an android phone without any
>> data going to servers owned by large companies.  It seems quite difficult.
>> All these companies want my private data to go through their servers.  Does
>> anyone do this?  Has anyone done this?
>> My laptop is currently a Mac but a linux solution would be acceptable too.
>> My ancient phone died recently and I am looking at getting an android
>> phone, although I find that the inability to control what apps can do on
>> android is infuriating to the point of being a deal breaker.

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