[ubuntu-uk] Just ordered an iPod.. Have I just made a big mistake?

Kris Douglas kris at softdel.co.uk
Sun Nov 11 10:37:23 GMT 2007

On 11/11/2007, Robert McWilliam <rmcw at allmail.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Nov 2007 23:29:38 +0000
> "Kris Douglas" <kris at softdel.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hi, a while ago I noticed a thread going on about the iPod Classic
> > 160GB... Now I know, they're expensive and all that, so lets forget
> > all that flaming...
> >
> > I was just wondering what the support in Ubuntu was like... Are there
> > any things I need to look out for when I'm using the device on Ubuntu?
> I'm thinking about getting one myself at the moment so have been
> reading up on the linux support: doesn't seem to be any problems using
> the ipod but a few of the docs I've found say you need a windows or mac
> machine to set up the ipod initially (formatting the disk, updating
> firmware etc.)
> Before I do buy an ipod does anyone know of any other music players
> with 60Gb or more of storage? Every other player I can find with that
> kind of storage is aiming more at video so is bigger, has worse battery
> life and costs more than an ipod. If it plays FLAC and/or ogg it gets
> bonus points.
>         Robert
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I have to say thanks to you all, there is some valuable information here.

And no, i dont think there are any bigger than 30 from what i've seen, hence
buying an ipod.

Kris Douglas
      Softdel Limited Hosting Services

      Web: www.softdel.net
      Mail: kris at softdel.net
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