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  1. erichuynh05

    erichuynh05 Member

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    Ok i just have a question.
    in this thread on how to install it says http://www.ifans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=117201

    Download the .tar package of openiboot (here)
    extract it on home folder then...
    Open up terminal and enter in the home folder and then at the folder that u've put the extracted package then enter the following commands:
    sudo su (it will ask you ur root password)
    now you are root

    where's the home folder and where do get terminal?
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    diegohuyke New Member

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  3. erichuynh05

    erichuynh05 Member

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    Oh thanks

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    i read something about have dual boot on windows xp, so im trying it out THANKS!
  4. Mortel

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    I suggest giving "Wubi" a shot, it allows an easy install of Ubuntu (Linux distro) for inexperienced Linux users.
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    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Shouldn't it also work if you are running it off a live CD too?
  6. Mortel

    Mortel Active Member

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    Yep.
    Thats how I put it on my iPod. I didn't have Linux installed at the moment so I quickly created a livecd.
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    rickatnight11 New Member

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    I'd like to see someone figure out how to get it to work on a Windows host while running a Linux-based guest in VirtualBox. There will probably be a Windows installer before that ever happens though.
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    Windows can go and die lol! I would presume that people would install Linux on their iTouches or iPhones because they like Linux and are Linux fans. I would presume that most Linux fans use Linux anyway, so no need for Windows installer is there?

    If you use Windows as your primary OS, and have never used Linux, you probably have no interest in it! If you have no interest in Linux, why would you install Linux on your iPod or iPhone?
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    rickatnight11 New Member

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    That's a pretty big assumption there. Some people like Linux but still like Windows. Some people prefer Linux but still want to game, so they keep Windows around for that. Some people abhor Windows, but the nature of their school or work makes it impossible to give that operating system up.
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    Here is another scenario. Some people prefer Windows on their desktops, but would prefer a Linux-based operating system on the iPod Touch to the Apple OS because they recognize the potential. Who knows? Maybe they wish that there was a wayto port Windows!
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    zanyzonk1 Member

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    lol, porting Windows to the iTouch! Why ruin a perfectly good iPod/iPhone by putting Windows on it? lol

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