Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: New Member
Re: New Member
From: Will Robertson <aliask_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 14:02:18 +1100
Do you mind sharing what was wrong, as it seems another user has a similar
problem with the language.
For playing music, Rockbox just reads the contents of the hard disk, not the
iTunes database. While it is possible to get Rockbox to do recognise the
music, I believe that it's much easier for a blind person to use the normal
Instead of using iTunes to copy the music to your iPod, all you have to do
is copy the folder and the music files over to the iPod drive using your
You may also wish to remove the music from the iTunes database as well if
you plan on using Rockbox exclusively.
Another feature of Rockbox which I find quite useful is the ability to play
small MP3 clips for folders. If you'd like to do this, check out the wiki
page at http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/VoiceHowto - specifically
the parts about _dirname.talk
On 11/2/06, Sharon <smace26_at_earthlink.net> wrote:
> Thanks for the welcome. Well I finally got the voice working. But now I
> am trying to figure how to use it. The voice reads general and all those
> menus but I can't find how to listen to the music that I have on the ipod.
> It was uploaded with the itunes.
> *From:* rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
> *On Behalf Of *Will Robertson
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 01, 2006 4:59 PM
> *To:* Rockbox
> *Subject:* Re: New Member
> Hi Sharon, and welcome to the Rockbox mailing list.
> I suppose the first course of action would be to check that the voice file
> itself is actually in English.
> Did you generate the voice file yourself, or did you download a prebuilt
> If you created your own, just check the individual mp3 files that were
> created to see if it is in English, or if you downloaded the voice, please
> tell us where you got it from so somebody else can check.
> Hope this helps,
> On 11/2/06, *Sharon* <smace26_at_earthlink.net> wrote:
> I am new to the list and I am blind, and I installed the rockbox into my
> ipod, but I can't get the voice to work. When the ipod turns on the main
> screen is in some other language or something. But I you go to the next
> level I am told from my sighted husband that it is in English. I am not
> sure if I did something wrong when I installed it or what is going
> on. Any
> help would be greatly appreciated.
Received on 2006-11-02