Brilliant idea!!!!!

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  1. Gatzy118

    Gatzy118 New Member

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    right. Before you flame me, hear me out.

    I was thinking. iPhone Linux. Hacked TV out.....I think you see what I'm getting at.

    My lack of knowledge will become clear here

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    I believe we could use the iPod as a touchpad like on a laptop and run Linux from our iPod whilst viewing it on screen (tv). A major advantage being, don't need to write a Linux distro to fit the screen, don't need to rewrite programs to fit. I also think it would be easier as the iPod would just need a driver to act as a pointer or mouse.

    I think these would be the steps (bound to be wrong)

    Boot the Linux kernel.....Done!
    Get the kernel to output video via the iPhone out....
    Boot a distro......
    Write a driver for the screen.....hardest I think

    I think it's a good idea but how about some feedback? I have no clue about Linux or drivers or all that so please excuse my ignorance and focus on the idea

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    ,Gatzy118
  2. iPoTH4CK3R

    iPoTH4CK3R Member

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    It's terrible that a person has to instantly worry about being flamed on this forum.

    This place should be a place of peace where iPod Touch Fans (no pun intended) can get together and discuss things.

    Anyways, I think it's a pretty cool idea. Sounds pretty hard though.
  3. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Pointless imo.
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    cacman93 Banned

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    well, who gives a sh*t about your opinion ^^?
  5. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Same question to you.

    You're honestly telling me that you want to hook your TV up to your iPod so you can have a computer that only has a touch pad and no keyboard?

    It's an iPod, not a Mac Mini.
  6. Gatzy118

    Gatzy118 New Member

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    Well u can make a keyboard appear on the iPod.......

    ^^I don't get the pun

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    cacman93 Banned

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    Did i put, "imo" NO!
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    It's the name of the website

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    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    So you're telling me that you're flaming me because I said that something was my opinion?
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    cacman93 Banned

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    well, he said that the ipod touch fans people( it's a pun, he said the forum title, but he meant the community) now do you get it? and what ever Meikura!

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