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Subject: Re: Command line utility??

Re: Command line utility??

From: Hamish Mackenzie <>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 09:47:21 +1100

Hi Aman

~lImbus came up with this solution a couple of days ago which was just what
I was looking for. Was never a dos user so if this was a normal keystroke
that might explain why I never knew of its existence.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Aman Singer" <>
To: "'Rockbox'" <>
Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2006 9:34 AM
Subject: RE: Command line utility??

> Hi, Hamish.
> If you want to paste the commands in command by command, and don't
> want them running as a batch file, you can just use the standard command
> to
> paste information. When at the command prompt, hit alt+space, e, then p.
> You
> should have whatever is on the clipboard, if it's text, pasted into the
> command window. Simply hit enter and your command should be executed.
> Sorry
> if this isn't what you want, but if you want commands running in series,
> then I think a batch file might be your best option. If you just want to
> paste from the clipboard, command by command, you can use the alt+space,
> e,
> p, keystrokes.
> Aman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> On
> Behalf Of Hamish Mackenzie
> Sent: Saturday, October 28, 2006 6:24 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Command line utility??
> Hi Carl-Pieter
> Whilst this would be a nice thing to have just one batch file would not be
> feasible. This is because there are too many variables for the differing
> models of ipods and for the number that the pc sees the Ipod on on any
> given
> computer. If you were referring to a batch file that would work only for
> me
> then I am happy to send you the commands that I use as I would be
> interested in looking at the batch file you create.
> Let me know and I can send the commands to you privately.
> Cheers
> Hamish
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Carl-Pieter van den Hazel <>
> To: Glenn at home <> ; Rockbox
> <>
> Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2006 5:47 AM
> Subject: Re: Command line utility??
> Hi Hamish,
> Do you want to make a automatic procedure to install the rockbox
> software onto the ipod? I'm sure that Blind perons like that. I'm blind
> too. It is simple to do with a batchfile. If you can give me the commands
> to
> execute. Then I'll make a example batch-file.
> Carl-Pieter
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Hamish Mackenzie <>
> To: Rockbox <>
> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 4:21 AM
> Subject: Command line utility??
> Hi All
> I have installed Rockbox on a few Nanos for friends of mine and will
> shortly be doing another batch of four or five. I was wondering if anyone
> knew of a command line utility that would allow me to paste text from the
> clipboard at the command prompt. this would greatly reduce the mucking
> around a blind person would have to do to make sure that each of the
> commands are being correctly entered at the command prompt. I will have a
> look around at the weekend but if anyone can save me the time I am sure
> all
> the blind Ipod users would be grateful if such a thing exists.
> cheers as always
> Hamish Hamish
Received on 2006-10-29

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