I’m just trying to import some really basic info to get up and running with my new phone - I would have thought
gsconnect would be installed by default as a really basic first for a phone - but, my head is just getting really bruised banging against so many brick walls that I’m in a spin trying to count them all…
Does anyone have any pointers to, first:
GNOME extensions don’t work as phosh differs from GNOME quite “heavily”.
You can use Valent (https://github.com/andyholmes/valent) for KDE connect features. It has alpha status right now but works for me and is from the same creator as GSconnect!
That’s very interesting - I noticed Andy Holmes had put GSConnect into ‘community’ support - I wonder if that’s because he’s putting his time into Valent; so, what’s the difference between GSConnect and Valent?
Any issues with the install ending:
Warning: Not exporting file ca.andyholmes.Valent.appdata.xml of unsupported type.
I think the difference is that Valent is DE-independent. It should work on all linux machines, wether they are running GNOME, KDE, Phosh, … Maybe he switched to a linux phone personally, I don’t know.
Did you compile from source or used the nightly Flatpak? Does it work nevertheless? If not, you can maybe file an issue in the Github repo.
1/ Flatpak (I want it working for other things)
2/ Not sure yet… Will report back when I’ve had a chance to wrangle a few things
Thanks @epinez soooo much!
Does it work nevertheless - yes’ish - it looks like it works very very very well - very polished and slick, but it is in alpha and so I’m not surprised to discover that there’s a few things that look like they work but nevertheless on further investigation appear to be lacking some development - but, it is alpha and does a lot as it is. Thx