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Re: [vox] Linux Equivalent to IPod?
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Re: [vox] Linux Equivalent to IPod?



It's not a Linux based player, but I've had really good luck getting my Creative Zen X-Fi talking to my Linux box, and transferring music files via Amarok. I also like Amarok for managing podcasts, though I think older versions are better than the newest ones.

HTH

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Bob Scofield <scofield@omsoft.com> wrote:
I seem to recall a couple of years ago that there was a discussion here about
Linux devices that were similar to IPods.  I didn't pay attention to it
because I don't like walking around with ear phones.

But I've recently jointed the Woodland YMCA gym, and when I'm on the exercise
machines I don't like the music played over the load speaker.  I'm thinking
about getting an IPod-like device and maybe listening to podcasts or
something.

I don't like the fact that (the last time I checked) you couldn't download
from ITunes on Linux because they wouldn't give you Linux software.  I know a
lot of Linux users like Apple, but I think Apple sometimes cooperates with
Microsoft to suppress Linux.  So is that a non-Apple Linux device that's like
an IPod?

Thank you.

Bob
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