Palm Globe should run correctly on devices whose operating system is
Palm OSTM version 2.0 or later. This includes:
- The PalmPilot and PalmPilot Professional
- The Palm III
- The IBM Workpad and IBM Workpad 2
- A Palm OS Emulator, with version 2 or version 3 ROM image.
50 KiloBytes (50K) of free memory is recommended (Palm Globe
uses about 36K).
You will also need a desktop or other suitable computer to install
Installing Palm Globe
Before installing this (or any other) software onto your Palm OS
computer, it is recommended that you back up your current data by
The Palm Globe code is distributed as a compressed pglobe.zip
file which includes the software license (license.txt),
the Palm Globe program (pglobe.prc),
and this document (pglobe.pdf).
To install the program:
- Download the pglobe.zip file to your desktop machine (that
is, the machine you HotSync with).
- Extract the files from the pglobe.zip file using a tool such
as WinZip or UnZip.
On your desktop machine, start the Palm or Workpad Install tool.
Click on the Browse button and select the pglobe.prc
file which you just extracted.
Click on the Install button and confirm if requested.
Place your Palm or Workpad device in its cradle and press the HotSync
button. The program will then be installed near the end of the HotSync
If you unzipped the program using a command prompt window, then it may
be convenient to start the installer with a command. For example, for a
typical Workpad installation on Windows, the command might be:
which will start the installer with the pglobe.prc file
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