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stat30fbliss
September 11th, 2008, 01:02 AM
as I am browsing the forums on my iPod touch, I am wondering if there is any Linux hardware in use out there for multimedia. Ive read about the linksys router running on a Linux system, but could we make something like an iPod based on Linux.

That would be pretty cool.

swegner
September 11th, 2008, 02:27 AM
There are a couple of alternative OS'es for iPods and other mp3 players out there. iPodLinux runs a full Linux Kernel, although I think it is a little rough for actual media player usage. RockBox is another open-source alternative, and runs on a variety of different hardware. I've used it before, and I think it does a pretty good job.

stat30fbliss
September 11th, 2008, 08:11 PM
There are a couple of alternative OS'es for iPods and other mp3 players out there. iPodLinux runs a full Linux Kernel, although I think it is a little rough for actual media player usage. RockBox is another open-source alternative, and runs on a variety of different hardware. I've used it before, and I think it does a pretty good job.

Cool. Is the iPod Linux for commercial sale?

god0fgod
September 11th, 2008, 08:16 PM
That ipod linux project seems to have frozen.