[Tfug] iPods

Jordan Aberle jordan.aberle at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 21:07:45 MST 2009

Protection for Iphone / Ipod Touch:

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Matthew Patenaude <mnglfiddle at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 11:42 PM, Jeff Breadner <jeff at breadner.ca> wrote:
>> Don Freeman wrote:
>>> I spent some time last night playing with the file system on my 30gig
>>> iPod.
>>> You CAN copy files to it via drag and drop BUT it appears the iPod
>>> software
>>> uses some kind of database to manage them. So the bad news is that while
>>> you
>>> can copy them, you probably can't play them. However, if you are willing
>>> to
>>> tolerate windows, there are many alternate desktop softwares available to
>>> manage the files other than iTunes. Just Google iPod software. I wasn't
>>> able
>>> to find any Linux versions though. :(
>>> - Don
> Has anyone else tried Floola on the list other than me? It works really
> well with my 4G Nano, and seems to be very specifically designed for any and
> every iPod device (other than the Touch, naturally).
> Actually, no installation is required. You just download the program
> executable and extract it into a folder in your home directory, and then can
> just call it from the command line something like so: "./floola-linux". You
> might have to sudo that command, but I can't remember at the sec. I don't
> use it everyday, just when I want to swap out our put new music on the Nano.
> Matthew
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