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Brent H
2004-04-04, 14:28
I have been waiting for Apple to just buy SlimDevices and get on with
building a slick iPod Media Unit for the home entertainment system. Just
plug in a Cd and the rest is taken care of. Steve * you listening?

Its a dream anyways!

Regards

Brent Hohlweg

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On 4/4/04 2:22 PM, "Iain Shaw" <iain (AT) brilliantliving (DOT) co.uk> wrote:

> Love to build one of these. Would it be possible to have an install CD.
> What spec machine do you need to run?
>
> Thanks
>
> Iain
>
> _______________________
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Lyons [mailto:creeble (AT) yahoo (DOT) com]
> Sent: 04 April 2004 19:52
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] New product coming soon!
>
>
>> > Actually one enhancement that should be considered by someone to
>> > really
>> > get mass market with the Squeezebox is a complementary server
>> > appliance
>> > for the people who don't want to setup and fool around with a 'PC'
>> > server. I.E. a headless box with a 200GB HDD that any techoidiot can
>> > put a CD in and add to their 'jukebox'.
>
> For those interested, I have a Linux distribution that creates a
> "device" exactly as described. Once the o/s is installed (a single CD
> with no configuration options), you have a box which automatically
> rips, encodes and organizes CDs by simply putting them in the CD-ROM
> drive. It downloads cover art, and also has a web-based tag editor for
> cleaning up the inevitable errors in FreeDB. Naturally, slimserver is
> also pre-installed.
>
> I've built several of these boxes for friends, and use the same case as
> the former Martian product (cf
> http://www.caseoutlet.com/common/products/Cases/PCcase/mini-ITX/CS-2677r
> /2677R-Images/2677-600x450.jpg).
>
> Like the Martian, it also runs Samba so looks like another PC to your
> network.
>
> If anyone is interested in building / testing one of these, let me
> know. I'd be happy to send you an installation CD or even a
> pre-configured machine.
>
> Eric.
>
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kdf
2004-04-04, 15:22
Quoting Brent H <cyberbrent (AT) mac (DOT) com>:

> I have been waiting for Apple to just buy SlimDevices and get on with
> building a slick iPod Media Unit for the home entertainment system. Just
> plug in a Cd and the rest is taken care of. Steve * you listening?
>
> Its a dream anyways!

nice dream...so much for open source if they did.
-kdf