* Read, edit, delete, copy for contacts, todo, and calendar.
* Read, save, and send SMS.
* SMS composer for multi-part SMS messages, and it can display SMS messages that include pictures.
* Search phone
With all features above, i think Wammu can be an alternative for PC Suite-like application. Unfortunately, not all features above will work in any phone. You can find supported phone in Gammu’s Phone database. Find your phone in there before trying Wammu.
Install wammu - Phone manager:
Debian / Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install wammu
OpenSuSe 11.2 user can use "1-click" installer - here
After installation, go to terminal and type command wammu to open up the application
Click on "Next" to let wammu detect/configure you mobile phone.