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Subject: RE: rockbox Digest, Vol 16, Issue 56

RE: rockbox Digest, Vol 16, Issue 56

From: Quinn Brideau <quinrocks_11_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 03:32:55 +0000

Does any body have any news about rockbox for the 80 gig ipod

> From: rockbox-request@cool.haxx.se> Subject: rockbox Digest, Vol 16, Issue 56> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 21:45:37 +0100> > Send rockbox mailing list submissions to> rockbox@cool.haxx.se> > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit> http://cool.haxx.se/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/rockbox> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to> rockbox-request@cool.haxx.se> > You can reach the person managing the list at> rockbox-owner@cool.haxx.se> > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific> than "Re: Contents of rockbox digest..."> > > Today's Topics:> > 1. Re: making progress but still need help (Spug)> 2. Re: Site problems (Daniel Stenberg)> 3. Re: making progress but still need help (Daniel Stenberg)> 4. Blind User has iPod Questions (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 5. Re: making progress but still need help (Hope Hein)> 6. Re: Got it!!! (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 7. Re: Got it!!! (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 8. Re: lang files (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 9. re: victory! (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 10. Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions (Sarai D. Bucciarelli)> 11. Gigabeat Bootloader (Brandon Hicks)> 12. Re: Site problems (Clement Chou)> 13. Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions (Woody Anna Dresner)> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------> > Message: 1> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:00:02 +0100> From: Spug <spug@thespug.net>> Subject: Re: making progress but still need help> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <op.tlfaacd8vk6gel@localhost>> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; delsp=yes; charset=iso-8859-1> > Hope: A Zune port is in progress, but nobody knows when it will be done. > See the forum thread located at > http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=6848.0 for updated information.> > Spug> > > On Sat, 30 Dec 2006 23:30:08 +0100, Hope Hein <hmhein@verizon.net> wrote:> > > Hi Brian!> > Do you know of anyone who can help me make the RockBox software work > > with the Zune? I have JAWS for Windows screen reading Software on my PC. > > The Zune hooks up to the PC and information is transferred from the PC > > to the Zune in a similar way to the IPOD. So, it seems that there should > > be some way to create speech files to make the menus on the zune > > accessible.> > Thanks.> > Hope> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 2> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:04:58 +0100 (CET)> From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org>> Subject: Re: Site problems> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612311303100.9645@yvahk3.pbagnpgbe.fr>> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed> > On Sat, 30 Dec 2006, Brandon Hicks wrote:> > > Is anyone else having trouble accessing the daily builds page on the Rockbox > > site?> > I made some mistakes with the daily build scripts the other day (that wiped > them all out) and I'm in the progress of rewriting and polishing them up > again. It'll take a few days until they're back and running properly.> > -- > Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/> > > ------------------------------> > Message: 3> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 14:07:04 +0100 (CET)> From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org>> Subject: Re: making progress but still need help> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612311405150.10595@yvahk3.pbagnpgbe.fr>> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed> > On Sun, 31 Dec 2006, Spug wrote:> > > Hope: A Zune port is in progress, but nobody knows when it will be done. See > > the forum thread located at http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=6848.0 > > for updated information.> > Just note that this is most likely a fake, as no proof at all has been > provided. Not even proof that the guys know what it takes to reverse engineer > such a beast and adapt Linux for it.> > I say don't hold your breath for this one until they show something.> > --> Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/> > > ------------------------------> > Message: 4> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:22:32 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: Blind User has iPod Questions> To: Rock Box <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231162026.SMQY14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hey guys, for some reason this didn't come through, so I'm > sending it again. I'd appreciate the help.> Hey,> I've spent the entire afternoon reading the manual, and I have > several questions. Chapters 3-4 were confusing. First of all, > before I ask, I must thank Michael, Scott, Bryan, and everyone > who has helped me with this.> Okay, here are my questions-> 1. To turn on and off the player, do I hold menu and select at > the same time, or when the light goes away, is it off? To turn it > off, do I just let it stop, or hit select and play at the same > time?> 2. How do I read the battery and volume status? Is the battery > status accurate?> 3. Setting the time, how do I set am or pm? Also, how do I read > the time?> 4. The contacts, calendar, and notes, are they accessible? Are > they menus, or items on the hard drive?> 5. Are any of the games accessible with the speech?> 6. The manual talks about the WPS, and hitting the long play to > access the choices, is this accessible?> 7. Setting either brows by file or database. I'm confused. If > I choose DB and don't like it, can I go back to file browsing? > How is the DB and file browsing different? If I choose DB, can I > still set up my folders and files like maybe have an instrumental > folder, Then a Jim Brickman folder under that, then the albums > under that? Is DB even accessible with speech? If I delete info > from the DB, does it mean the files will be removed too? If I add > info to the player, do I just have to hit update DB, and it will > be updated?> 8. I don't want my music to be put in to a play list, but > according to the manual, I don't have a choice. Can someone > explain? If you delete music from a play list, or delete a play > list, do the files disappear from the folders? Are all playlist > creation options accessible?> 9. If I hook up the player to the AC adapter, or to the USB port > is it automatically charging?> 10. I was given an FM transmitter for the car, and a nother > adapter, will this work with RB? The FM will charge the player > and play contents via the car speakers.> 11. Will all of the Ipod accessories such as the Boes speakers > work with an Ipod that runs RB?> 12. How can you read the info about the song that is playing > with speech?> Thanks for the help.> > > Sarai D. Bucciarelli> > > ------------------------------> > Message: 5> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 11:23:24 -0500> From: "Hope Hein" <hmhein@verizon.net>> Subject: Re: making progress but still need help> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <0JB500H83C5QGPG2@vms042.mailsrvcs.net>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1> > Hi Anna!> I'd be willing to let someone who knows how to develop the program use my Zune. I like it but there is so much more potential.> > I would have bought the IPOD video if I had known about Rockbox.> > Have a happy New Year.> Hope> > -----Original Message-----> .From: "Woody Anna Dresner"<wadresner@hawaiiantel.net>> .Sent: 12/31/06 5:27:00 AM> .To: "Rockbox"<rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> .Subject: Re: making progress but still need help> .> .Hi Hope,> .> .As I think was mentioned a couple of days ago, it's not an easy thing > .to create a port of Rockbox for a particular player. Someone, or a > .group, has to reverse-engineer the player and figure out how to make > .Rockbox work on it. They have to buy the player and figure it out on > .their own time with no compensation. So unless a Rockbox developer > .has a Zune, wants to make it work, has the time, and can figure it > .out, no port will be created.> .> .HTH,> .Anna> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 6> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:47:44 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: Re: Got it!!!> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231164538.STBE14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Bryan Hartgen has a good audio tutorial on installing RB on his > web site.> > > ----- Original Message -----> >From: "Sarah" <kales2@cox.net> >To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se> >Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 17:57:07 -0800> >Subject: Re: Got it!!!> > >I uninstalled itunes totally. I can't use he thing and i really > don't want> >to. I'll take a look at the mp3 at some time though.> > >> Hey guys,> >> Thanks to Scott and everyone, Rockbox is working. I just hope> >> updating is easier! LOL. I had to use Itunes. I don't know > why,> >> it was in disk mode. Now I just have to read the manual. I'll> >> be back with questions.> > >> Sarai D. Bucciarelli> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 7> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:47:52 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: Re: Got it!!!> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231164547.STBS14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hey,> I know I'll like it. I have it on my Arcos player. Although I > have to say, Installing it on the Arcos was way easier!> > > ----- Original Message -----> >From: Woody Anna Dresner <wadresner@hawaiiantel.net> >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se> >Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 21:04:51 -1000> >Subject: Re: Got it!!!> > >Hi Sarai,> > >I'm so glad you got Rockbox installed! I sure hope you like it > now> >that you've got it (smile).> > >Cheers,> >Anna> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 8> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:48:01 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: Re: lang files> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231164555.STCR14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hey,> Now I get you! That would be cool! I haven't been updating the > voice files on my Arcos. I guess I should have. Oh well, now I > know.> Thanks! Hope you guys can do it.> > > ----- Original Message -----> >From: Woody Anna Dresner <wadresner@hawaiiantel.net> >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se> >Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 21:00:39 -1000> >Subject: Re: lang files> > >Hi Sarai,> > >The voice files are the english.voice files that make it possible > for> >Rockbox to speak menu items and such. People have had to keep> >generating new ones as new features have been added to> >Rockbox. Having automated ones would mean that they can be > generated> >automatically as new features are added, which would be great > because> >it would save developers time and mean we would always have> >up-to-date voice files.> > >HTH,> >Anna> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 9> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:48:10 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: re: victory!> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231164604.STDJ14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hey,> Nice job! The wheel is difficult, but I received a case for the > iPod that looks like a cell phone case, but with a cut out for > the wheel. If you just follow the outline of the case, you can > easily navigate the wheel. I think its easier to use it in the > case instead of without it. I also received two overlays, that > feel like clear stickers. One goes on the front, and one goes on > the back. It keeps the unit from getting scratched. I'm not > sure if those came with the unit, or if I received them > separately. You need to be careful because the unit can scratch > easily. Glad you too got it.> > > ----- Original Message -----> >From: "Sarah" <kales2@cox.net> >To: "rock box discussion list" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se> >Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 21:07:13 -0800> >Subject: victory!> > >Well I got it. I don't know how but I got it! and now I'm making > mp3 clips using the script file to do this. I hoie I can get > used to the finger movements. I feel like I"m operating a mouse> >Sarah Alawami> >MsN: chellist@hotmail.com> >skype: marrie1> >Website; www.marrie.org> >Don't talk with a full mouth ... or with an empty head> > > ------------------------------> > Message: 10> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:48:18 -0600> From: "Sarai D. Bucciarelli" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>> Subject: Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions > To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID:> <20061231164613.STEA14910.ibm69aec.bellsouth.net@BrailleNote>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hey,> Thanks! That helps. Do you have to create the playlists in the > same folder as the music files? I'm glad you told me the DB > doesn't work with MP 3 clips. Wonder if that will be included in > a RB release?> > > ----- Original Message -----> >From: Woody Anna Dresner <wadresner@hawaiiantel.net> >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se> >Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 00:24:40 -1000> >Subject: Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions> > >Hi Sarai,> > >It's late, so I'll just answer a couple (I don't know the answers > to> >all of them anyway) of your questions.> > >You turn the player on by holding the top button. You only need > to> >add the middle one if you need to reset or switch back to Rockbox> >after using the Apple firmware. Hold down the bottom of the > wheel> >for four seconds to turn it off. That's how it works on the > Nano; it> >might be a bit different with the Video.> > >You can check battery status and the time by going to the main > menu,> >choosing Info, then Rockbox Info. I'm not sure how you set the > time, though.> > >You can switch back and forth between the file browser and > database> >at any time. I haven't used the database because it doesn't work> >with the MP3 clips; I think it spells everything.> > >When you open a folder and play a track, a playlist of all the > tracks> >in that folder is automatically created. So if they're all the> >tracks from an album, and they're numbered in order, the entire > album> >will play in order. When you switch to a different folder, the > first> >playlist is discarded and one is created for the new folder. You > can> >create other playlists if you want and can save them, but you > don't have to.> > >HTH,> >Anna> > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 11> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 11:53:29 -0700> From: Brandon Hicks <reyuth1010@gmail.com>> Subject: Gigabeat Bootloader> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se> Message-ID: <45980729.3050101@gmail.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed> > Hi listers,> > Anyone willing to send me a Gigabeat F series bootloader file? I've > never built anything before and don't think I have the tools for it.> > Also on the subject of bootloaders, is it necessary to download a new > version for the X5 every few days to take advantage of features, or is > just getting the rockbox.zip good?> Thanks> Brandon> > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 12> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 11:18:00 -0800> From: "Clement Chou" <chou.clement@gmail.com>> Subject: Re: Site problems> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <004101c72d10$660bbb40$6502a8c0@ctcws018>> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";> reply-type=response> > I can access that site section, but when I try to download a few of the > builds for the x5, doesn't want to do it. Like the other day when I was > trying to download the one for the 28th.> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Brandon Hicks" <reyuth1010@gmail.com>> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 10:59 AM> Subject: Site problems> > > > Hi,> > Is anyone else having trouble accessing the daily builds page on the > > Rockbox site? I tried the main page for all the different models, as well > > as the specific page for the X5 which I have bookmarked. I went through > > the homepage and the actual lists of builds aren't showing up. Everything > > before and after does, but not that part of the pages.> >> > Brandon> > > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 13> Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 10:45:38 -1000> From: Woody Anna Dresner <wadresner@hawaiiantel.net>> Subject: Re: Blind user has Rock Box Questions > To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>> Message-ID: <7.0.1.0.2.20061231103858.036c4e18@hawaiiantel.net>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"> > Hi Sarai,> > Now that it's morning, I'll answer a few more of your questions. By > the way, your list of questions was sent twice.> > > > At 12:05 PM 12/30/2006, you wrote:> >4. The contacts, calendar, and notes, are they accessible? Are they > >menus, or items on the hard drive?> > These are folders created by the Apple firmware. You could store > text files in Notes and sync with Outlook to read contacts and > calendar, but these features aren't accessible.> > > >5. Are any of the games accessible with the speech?> > I'm pretty sure they aren't.> > > >6. The manual talks about the WPS, and hitting the long play to > >access the choices, is this accessible?> > Yes it is. So are the choices when you press the Select button.> > > >9. If I hook up the player to the AC adapter, or to the USB port is > >it automatically charging?> >It charges automatically if you hook it up to the USB port. You > >have to hold down some button while plugging it into the wall; > >sorry, but I don't remembre which one right now. I generally switch > >to the Apple firmware before charging from the wall, as I then don't > >have to hold anything down while plugging in and wonder if I did it right.> > The FM transmitter should work fine with RB running. I don't know > whether the battery will charge, though.> > Cheers,> Anna> -------------- next part --------------> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...> URL: http://cool.haxx.se/pipermail/rockbox/attachments/20061231/db5a6b0a/attachment.htm > > ------------------------------> > _______________________________________________> rockbox mailing list> rockbox@cool.haxx.se> http://cool.haxx.se/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/rockbox> > > End of rockbox Digest, Vol 16, Issue 56> ***************************************
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