pilot-install-user man page

pilot-install-user — Reads or sets a Palm User and UserID on a Palm Device.


pilot-link: Userland conduits


pilot-install-user [-p|--port <port>] [--version] [-?|--help] [--usage] [-q|--quiet] [-u|--user username] [-i|--id userid] [-l|--list]


pilot-install-user allows the user to read or change the User and UserID information on the Palm handheld.


pilot-install-user options

--user username

Set the username, use quotes for spaces in the username, as in "John Q. Public".

--id userid

Set the 5-digit numeric UserID on the device (used for many Palm application registration methods).

-l, --list

List the current username and ID (default)

Conduit Options

-p, --port

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


Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message

-v, --version

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

Help Options

-h, --help

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


Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.


The program will connect to a target Palm handheld, and read or set the Palm UserName specified or display the Palm username and UserID if none is specified.


pilot-install-user was originally written by D. Jeff Dionne <jeff@RyeHam.ee.ryerson.ca>.

This manual page was converted to XML by Neil Williams <linux@codehelp.co.uk>

Reporting Bugs

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See Also

pilot-install-netsync (1), pilot-dlpsh (1), pilot-link(7).

Referenced By

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

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