Ipod Linux

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

  1. JBot macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2006
    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. NicP macrumors 6502

    Jun 14, 2005
    Have you tried rockbox? it looks much better than ipod linux (depending on what you want to accomplish with your ipod of course
  3. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    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.
  4. Kaioshin macrumors member


    Jul 17, 2006
    Šoštanj, Slovenia
    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. robPOD macrumors 6502

    Jun 19, 2006
    I have seen doom on a video ipod it loked awesome
  6. Spaceman Spiff macrumors regular

    Oct 9, 2003
    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.
  7. ToastMaster macrumors regular


    Nov 10, 2005
    Tacoma, WA
    The entire Wikipedia?

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

    Oct 9, 2003
    There's no images or anything. Purely text. Comes out to a bit over a gigabyte.
  9. Jopling macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2004
    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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