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How to send SMS using Kontact.

Create an account at smsjoker (or something similar). Prices are ok and writing SMS at your PC just rocks.

 

Load script “smsjoker-script” from kde-apps.org. Open Konsole and with root permissions. Copy script to /usr/local/bin and make it executable:

 

# cp smsjoker-script /usr/local/bin/
# chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/smsjoker-script

 

Call up program as the regular user once.

 

$ smsjoker-script

 

Now you will find a hidden file called “.smsjoker-script” in your home directory. Open this file with e.g. Kate and change the parameters OWN_NUMBER and PASSWORD. Use values you have used when creating your account.

 

Kontact-sms

 

Last step has to be done in Kontact. Open addressbook and select Settings –>

 

Configure addressbook.

Look for SMS Text and enter the following string:

smsjoker-script "%N" "%F"

Configure Kontact.

How to use this?.

Select a contact in your addressbook which includes mobile phone number and click on SMS.

Screenshot:

Kontact-sms1

 

Select SMS.

A small window appears. Please enter your message.

Screenshot:

Kontact-sms2

 

Enter your Message.

After clicking on Send your SMS is sent.

Another small passive window appears and informs you about the delivery status and account balance.

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About Hugo Repetto

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that offers an operating system predominantly focused on desktop computers but also provides support for servers. Based on Debian GNU / Linux, Ubuntu focuses on ease of use, freedom in usage restriction, regular releases (every 6 months) and ease of installation.
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