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Old 06-06-2010, 05:57 PM   #1
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best ipod linux?

So I've decided that I want to put Linux on my ipod. I know there are at least two or three major versions out there, but whats the best/most stable one available? I don't really know anything at all about this aspect of linux. Thanks for your help
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I'm not too sure about installing Linux on an ipod,however have you considered Rockbox?:

Open-source firmware.
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There is also a true port of Linux to various iPods,
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I have The GtkPod package. GtkPod is a free, graphical tool for transferring files to and from the iPod. It is the Linux equivalent of the iTunes software used for this purpose on the Mac.

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This would be awesome. F Apple
I'm done buying their products but if I could put linux on mine it'd be a start. Too bad it's a 4G nano. Anyone heard of something that would work on it?
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Wil it work on an ipad & itouch.
Or probably just replace D ipad os wit linux, i think dat wil mek D ipad mor productive xcept 4 drivers & compatibility issues it shld work fine.
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Originally Posted by tcooper View Post
Wil it work on an ipad & itouch.
Or probably just replace D ipad os wit linux, i think dat wil mek D ipad mor productive xcept 4 drivers & compatibility issues it shld work fine.
Please use words. Complete ones would be particularly appreciated.
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I used back a few years ago then I had problems with some of their newer software and gave up on it. I would head over there and read through their docs and forums to get advice on what to do with your make/model.


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