Dell DJ and Linux Access

Tim Chase blinux.list at
Fri Dec 2 19:06:26 UTC 2005

 > Has anyone gotten the management of a Dell DJ portable
 > player to work under Linux via a command line program?
 > It connects to a computer via a USB cable and there is a
 > Linux program called "dudebox" which is nice, but it is a
 > GUI application.  If one can mount the player's hard drive
 > as a file system, it should be possible to add and delete
 > files in the normal way.

There's a project called which provides the
API for accessing the Dell DJ as well as a number of
Creative players.  The libnjb project has experimental
Python bindings so you can code to them if you want:

and there's also a njbfs project for mounting your unit as a
file system to access just as you would any other file

Hope these give you some leads to at least get files to and
from your DJ.


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