[ubuntu-uk] Just ordered an iPod.. Have I just made a big mistake?
andy at zrmt.com
Sun Nov 11 14:21:01 GMT 2007
Kris Douglas wrote:
> On 11/11/2007, *Alec Wright* <alecjw at gmail.com
> <mailto:alecjw at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 23:29 +0000, Kris Douglas 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
> > any things I need to look out for when I'm using the device on
> > Ubuntu?
> > Thanks,
> > Kris Douglas
> > Softdel Limited Hosting Services
> > Web: www.softdel.net <http://www.softdel.net>
> > Mail: kris at softdel.net <mailto:kris at softdel.net>
> You might be interested in rockbox: http://www.rockbox.org/
> It makes your iPod work like a generic audio player. It isnt avaiable
> for iPod classic yet, but I expect it will be soon.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/ <https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/>
> Ooh that's interesting... So this is a replacement os for the device
> that allows you to extend the functionality?
> Kris Douglas
> Softdel Limited Hosting Services
> Web: www.softdel.net <http://www.softdel.net>
> Mail: kris at softdel.net <mailto:kris at softdel.net>
Rockbox is a fantastic bit of kit - however, if you have an iPod Car
Stereo - or an iPod enable hi-fi, I recommend either giving it a miss
(or joining the dev team to allow these things to work).
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