Macworld: The Linux iPod
Jun 15, 2005, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cyrus Farivar)
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"Imagine using your iPod and a regular old microphone to record
studio-quality audio. Or sitting on a commuter train and playing
Othello, Pong, Tetris, or Asteroids. All this and more is possible
when you install Linux on your third-generation or earlier iPod.
Best of all, one soft reset, and you're back in Apple's iPod
operating system, listening to your tunes.
"To get started, you need your iPod, the FireWire cable you use
to attach your iPod to your Mac, and free software from the
open-source iPod Linux Project. Currently, the software supports
all third-generation and earlier iPods..."