pilot-install-todos man page

pilot-install-todos — Updates the Palm ToDo list with entries from a local file.


pilot-link: Userland conduits


pilot-install-todos [-p|--port <port>] [--version] [-?|--help] [--usage] [-q|--quiet] [-f|--filename STRING]


pilot-install-todos allows the user to update the Palm ToDo list with entries from a local file.

The format of this file is a simple line-by-line ToDo task entry. For each new line in the local file, a new task is created in the ToDo database on the Palm.


pilot-install-todos options

--filename filename

A local filename containing the ToDo entry text.

Conduit Options

-p, --port

Use device file <port> to communicate with the Palm handheld. If this is not specified, pilot-install-todos will look for the $PILOTPORT environment variable. If neither are found or supplied, pilot-install-todos will print the usage information.


Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message

-v, --version

Display version of pilot-install-todo and exit without connecting.

Help Options

-h, --help

Display the help synopsis for pilot-install-todos and exit without connecting.


Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.


The program will connect to a target Palm handheld, and creates the ToDo entry to the Palm ToDo application, using the specified file.


-p /dev/pilot -f $HOME/MyTodoList.txt


pilot-install-todo was originally written by Martin Fick, based on code in pilot-install-todos by Robert A. Kaplan.

This manual page was written by Neil Williams <linux@codehelp.co.uk>

Reporting Bugs

We have an online bug tracker. Using this is the only way to ensure that your bugs are recorded and that we can track them until they are resolved or closed. Reporting bugs via email, while easy, is not very useful in terms of accountability. Please point your browser to http://bugs.pilot-link.org: http://bugs.pilot-link.org and report your bugs and issues there.

See Also

pilot-install-todo(1), pilot-link(7).

Referenced By

pilot-install-datebook(1), pilot-install-todo(1).

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