Since I've installed icedtea on Debian/Linux (because of the extermination of Sun's java in the main distro) some things work better (more debug info :)) and some doesn't. One which doesn't is bt747 jnlp installers since they simply choke on:
BT747 should work on mobile phones that supports CLDC 1.1 / MIDP 2.0 and JSR-82. Take a look into the list with as working reported phones. Please report if you have run it on a unlisted device, so we can add this to the list. Thanks. Go to the BT747-Sourceforge-page and download the current stable version (select the file BT_J2ME_version.zip). Unzip the content and change to "dist".
You need to install the Windows device driver first if that is not done yet. Use the CD that come with the logger-device or visit the web-pages:
Go to the BT747-Sourceforge-page and download the current stable version. Unzip the content. Change to folder "dist", there you find the different distributions of BT747. Use
BT747.prc are for Palm PDAs, the appropriate
CAB file is for your Windows Mobile PDA. Install them using the software provided by the manufacturer of the PDA (or any other other method that you are used to).
If Java not installed, go to Application / Add. Enter Java in Search. Now you have the choice between OpenJava and SunJava. BT747 works with both of them. A driver is not needed, its included in the Linux-kernel used by ubuntu. In the last step, you get BT747 to your comptuer. Go to the webinstall-page and try or install BT747. Or if you like to have all files on your local computer, go to the BT747-Sourceforge-page and download the current stable version.