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

andylockran 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
>     there
>     > 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.
>
>
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> 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).

Andy



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