Using as a main phone Day 1

First hurdle: for the life of me I can't import my contacts. I have a Nextcloud instance, so I installed the Contacts app and imported my old phone's contacts.

In GNOME's parameters, I set up my Nextcloud account as an external account. I can even access it in Portfolio, the file manager.

But GNOME Contacts is still obstinately empty. And of course, no option to import contacts from a file. 🙄

So I've got my contacts imported, too late in the evening to test sms. Can't wait for tomorrow.

Tweaks done today:
* Set a custom background for the lock screen and the app grid. This makes Phosh look much nicer!
* Enable autorotate

@normandc IIRC in dealing with the same Contacts Sync problem on the Librem 5 with pureOS, libevolution is enough to get sync to work. If that's the case (sadly I don't have the time to confirm it right now on @mobian), it really ought to be preinstalled.

@linmob @normandc syncevolution or however it is called, is unfortunately dropped from current debian testing, so what worked on the L5 in "amber" will not work in "byzantium" (or mobian)...

@mobian @linmob May I say this dropping of a seemingly important library appears to be a... Byzantine decision? 😜

Ah well. Things are bound to break sometimes. I don't have that many contacts. I can live with having to import contacts manually.

@normandc @mobian I ran into it on Amber, so the Purism pun is not really working here.


@linmob @mobian
Brain fart on my part. I thought bysantium was the name of the next Debian version, I totally forgot names are taken from Toy Story characters.
Also I thought I was doing a smart joke. 😜

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