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The Mac Observer: xtunes: iPod For Linux Hits Beta Release

Jul 07, 2002, 04:18 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bryan Chaffin)

"There are two hard and fast rules for the iPod: Apple designed it to be used only with a Mac, and Linux and Windows users want to use the iPod with their computers anyway. There have been several products designed by third party developers to allow the iPod to interface with Windows machines, but now Linux users have their chance. A company called tex9 has released a beta version of software called xtunes, which will allow Linux users to sync up their iPods with their Linux boxes. From the company's Web site:

"The iPod xtunes plugin provides full iPod support for Linux users. It is a plugin for xtunes that allows simple drag-and-drop of songs and playlists onto an iPod..."

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