sm1130
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Using ipod as controler

Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:45 pm

I want to be able to use an ipod as a controller. does anyone know how to do this?

ghans
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Re: Using ipod as controler

Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:58 pm

Please elaborate.
What Operating System , version , Release are you using ? How are you connected to your peripherials ?

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sm1130
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Re: Using ipod as controler

Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:39 pm

haven't got pi yet, is there any specific OSes or devices I need

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Re: Using ipod as controler

Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:54 pm

What do you exactly want to do ?
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Re: Using ipod as controler

Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:12 am

I want to be able to either use the ipod as a remote or as a seperate display

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Re: Using ipod as controler

Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:54 am

Sorry , thats not precise enough.

PROTIP :
Search the App Store for XMBC . XMBC works on the Raspberry Pi.

Secod tip - google this :
VNC
a program called "Shairport"
a program called MediaTomb
If you have made up your mind , i'll can help you better.

Hope that helps.
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Re: Using ipod as controler

Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:24 pm

what am i looking for when i search XMBC?

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Re: Using ipod as controler

Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:07 pm

XBMC is a piece of media center software.
It runs on Linux , and was originally made for the XBOX (therefore Xbox Media Center)

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