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Thread: Linux Build or Xbox Port???

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    Linux Build or Xbox Port???

    Is there a Linux port or Xbox port of this software?

    I use a Xbox has a PC for my car, I have Linux running on it.

    Windows XP cannot be installed on Xbox, so im looking for a Linux version

    or if the Author can make an Xbox Port of this Software. The Xbox SDK is

    available all over the net.. I also feel that Using the Xbox guts is a way

    cheaper solutuion that building a PC. Where can u get 700mhz

    processor/motherboard, dvd rom, 64meg ram, built in Nvidia graphics card and

    soundcard,powersupply 10 gig HD and 4 USB ports for $119 .

    heres some pics of what i have installed now.

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    1994 Toyota Supra
    2002 Lexus IS300

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    Variable Bitrate craigyb's Avatar
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    Maybe not Frodoplayer, but isn't NoPistons front end written in Linux.

    Also Navigator 4 runs on Linux so that means that GPS software for Europe is available too.

    The xbox looks like a promising device for Cra Nav now.

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    I'm sorry, and you are....? frodobaggins's Avatar
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    They have a port of Windows.CE for the Xbox. That might be the only way, but even then Frodoplayer would probably have issues with Windows.CE

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    Newbie ether's Avatar
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    Cool idea none the less, never thought of cannibalizing an xbox like that
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    Maximum Bitrate EBFoxbat's Avatar
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    There are windows emulators for xbox... I've heard they are painfully slow. I don't know how stable a win98 emulator running ontop of linux would be. It might work for running Frodo. I should have linux installed on my xbox in about a week or so.

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