Ipod Linux

Discussion in 'iPod' started by JBot, Jul 20, 2006.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Whos got it? I just updated my nano with it, and i think its awesome. Still has a few problems with the new loader2, but still, i find it gives freedom finally over my once was locked up apple run pod.
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    Have you tried rockbox? it looks much better than ipod linux (depending on what you want to accomplish with your ipod of course
     
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    iBookG4user

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    I tried iPod linux, but it didn't have any games on it that I would play often enough to keep it. And it doesn't use the backlight on my iPod Video so it's hard to play the games sometimes.
     
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    Kaioshin

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    I tried it quite a while ago, but I reverted back to the default OS/firmware/whatever soon after that.
    It didn't offer me anything I needed. All my music is in MP3 format and plays just fine on my iPod.
    I did it just so I could tease a friend of mine who couldn't install linux on one of his Pocket PCs anyway.
     
  5. macrumors 6502

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    I have seen doom on a video ipod it loked awesome
     
  6. macrumors regular

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    I've used iPod Linux. In fact, I've got Podzilla, floydzilla, and the entire Wikipedia on my iPod right now. The Wikipedia is dead useful to have around.

    I enjoy having gameboy games and Doom and a variety of other smaller games on my iPod, as well as the little tools on it. They keep me amused, and give me something to show off.
     
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    ToastMaster

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    The entire Wikipedia?

    How could you fit all that onto your iPod?
     
  8. macrumors regular

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    There's no images or anything. Purely text. Comes out to a bit over a gigabyte.
     
  9. macrumors 6502

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    Where can I get it and is there an app that updates it or do I need to redownload the whole wikipedia every time I want the latest version?
     

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