[Wolves] Portable Ogg Players

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Mon May 15 13:45:37 BST 2006

On 15/05/06, Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Kevanf1 <kevanf1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Failing this I will have to live with my slightly
> > > shit, pre-'iPod taking over the world' Creative
> > Nomad
> > > Jukebox MP3 player.
> > Nope...but did you manage to get the Creative
> > working in Linux?
> Yes I did as it happens. I used Gnomad2 in Ubuntu.
> Last time I used it there was a bug filed against it
> as it wouldn't work as a regular user, you had to run
> it as root.

Ah, no good as su?

> I have no idea if all Creative MP3 players use this
> same non-standard software interface (implemented in
> Gnomad2 for Linux and by Creative's shit Windows app),
> but you should be able to find whether your son's
> player is supported by Gnomad on the website.

I have a feeling that, like many other Creative devices, they seem to
pick the interface out of the random bag...

> As an aside, Gnomad2 works better for me than the
> Creative's own Windows app.

That's not a surprise to be honest.  I found a far better Linux
program for something I have (which I cannot for the life of me
remember at this moment) than the bundled Windows version.

Thanks for that anyway, Ad.  It looks like I may have to go to the
dark side and sort out Gnome ;-)))))))
I am only human, please forgive me if I make a mistake it is not deliberate.
PLEASE DON'T drink and drive it's not clever, it's just stupid.

Kevan Farmer

Linux user #373362

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