Restart USB in Ubuntu Jaunty/Karmic

January 15, 2010 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

I've written a few posts about restarting USB service in Ubuntu before. This is an update to that process for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic).

As of Ubuntu Jaunty, the usb kernel module is called usb_storage. Read more

Review: RockBox

January 12, 2010 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: Distro Review, gadget, linux, mp3, review 

RockBox is a free and open source firmware available for several different digital music players. Stable releases are available for the following music players:

  • Apple: iPod 1g through 5.5g, iPod Mini and iPod Nano 1g
  • Archos: Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio
  • Cowon: iAudio X5, X5V, X5L, M5, M5L, M3 and M3L
  • iriver: iHP100 series, H100 series, H300 series and H10 series
  • Olympus: M:Robe 100
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200 series, e200 series and e200R series
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series

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