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Old 08-26-2005, 12:35 AM   #1
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mp3 players

are all mp3 players compatible with linux or should i look for ones and any in particular?
Old 08-26-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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iPods are. I also have a Sandisk player that works well with Ubuntu and Mepis.
Old 08-26-2005, 01:04 AM   #3
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I would say if you can mount them as a storage device without any specific drivers like a USB disk then Yes... Otherwise I would not buy it..

Old 08-26-2005, 11:12 AM   #4
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There is a compatibility list here - maybe not quite up-to-date but gives a good idea of the crazy variety:

Otherwise I wouldn't assume that anything would work unless you can google a report on the exact model you want to buy.
Old 08-26-2005, 04:47 PM   #5
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I currently have a curtis one but for some reason i keeps turning off and it says i need to reformat it :S


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