[FredLUG] Re: Subject ideas for next meeting?
chrisod at gmail.com
Tue May 8 13:53:52 EDT 2007
If we don't have an Itunes / Linux guru in Fredericksburg maybe I'll
just try it and do a presentation at a later meeting on how well (or
poorly!) it works.
So another idea...a review of Linux error logs and how to use them to
troubleshoot when stuff isn't working correctly.
Peter Larsen wrote:
> Great subject idea!
> I have no clue; don't even own an iPOD :) But I'll gladly listen.
> Peter Larsen
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-05-07 at 10:23 -0400, Chris O'Donnell wrote:
>>> Next week will be my first meeting, but since you asked...
>>> Given the adventure I had this weekend with Ubuntu and an Ipod, I'd be
>>> interested in a discussion of managing an Ipod with Linux. (Honestly I
>>> think my problems were more with the app I was using than with Linux
>>> itself.) I was also annoyed when had a spur-of-the-moment desire to
>>> download an album, and had to boot into XP to use Itunes. So a
>>> discussion of how to get Itunes running with Wine would be interesting
>>> to me also.
>>> Then again, I could use to partitioning talk, so that would be good too.
>>> I pretty much just let Ubuntu go with the defaults on the partitions and
>>> hoped for the best.
>>> The Ipod adventure is documented at http://www.odonnellweb.com/?p=3373
>>> if you are interested...
>> Hm, interesting. I have an iPod Shuffle 1G (new clipon style) that I
>> use with gtkPod on Fedora. I don't use iTunes though, since I oppose
>> DRM on my music. (This situation seems to be changing slowly, but I'd
>> still rather have the 16b/44k versions on CD from which I can make Ogg
>> files for my jukebox, and MP3 for my iPod at will.)
>> Is there someone out there who can talk knowledgeably about iTunes and
>> how to run it under Linux legally?
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