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Re: MP3 Players



On Thu, Jan 03, 2008 at 10:47:31PM -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Mr.Scrooge wrote:
> > I don't know why i didn't start here to begin with! Anyway I am
> > looking for an MP3 Player that just works with Fedora 8. Any
> > recommendations besides the older IPODS?The newer IPODS are a pain
> > in the ass, this I know by experience
> 
> FWIW, new ipods should be supported and just work if you install the
> libgpod updates in updates-testing.  After a few more days, those will
> be pushed to the stable updates for F7 and F8.  If you have a newer
> ipod, give a try with:
> 
> yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update libgpod
> 
> >, besides which i object to apple on principle! They do not
> > make an ITunes for Linux? Why?
> 
> If you object to Apple on principle, why would you care if they made
> an iTunes for Linux?  I'm much happier using gtkpod (or amarok or
> rhythmbox, or some home brewed python scripts using python-gpod) than
> I ever would be using iTunes. :)
> 
> > Anyhow i would appreciate any suggestions, even if all you can say
> > is ipod but i think i will just do without rather than give my money
> > to Apple!Thanks!!
> 
> Many folks like the products from Creative and the Sandisk Sansa
> players.  I do happen to be happy with my ipod, which is never touched
> by iTunes (unless I'm testing something for compatibility with
> libgpod).
> 
I have just got a new Creative Zen 4Gb working with Fedora 7, it
needed the latest Gnomad2 and libsmtp from updates-testing as noted
above though.

-- 
Chris Green


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