[FredLUG] Re: Subject ideas for next meeting?
mavwolf99 at yahoo.com
Mon May 7 12:28:36 EDT 2007
I just bought a brand new Macbook Pro...I would like to put Fedora on it...so if any body has the disks we can load it too and I will already have paralles and XP on it so we can experiment!!
Peter Larsen <ego.alter at gmail.com> wrote:
Great subject idea!
I have no clue; don't even own an iPOD :) But I'll gladly listen.
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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