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Heres how to install a custom build of rockbox and a few extras. This will install extra fonts, a few themes, and the freeware version of DOOM for rockbox!

Uses this build
Extras from here
Themes from here and here

Step 1: Run all this stuff. It makes a folder named rockbox in your home folder and puts the main files in it.

Ipod Video 5, 5.5 gen 30GB:

mkdir rockbox
cd rockbox/
wget http://home.centurytel.net/tdtooke/rockbox32.zip
unzip rockbox32.zip

Ipod Video 5, 5.5 gen 60GB / 80GB:

mkdir rockbox
cd rockbox/
wget http://home.centurytel.net/tdtooke/rockbox64.zip
unzip rockbox64.zip

Step 2: Run these for video ipod models (all: 5, 5.5 gen , 30, 60, 80 GB)

wget http://download.rockbox.org/daily/fonts/rockbox-fonts.zip
wget http://download.rockbox.org/useful/rockdoom.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/ROCKBlocks.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/Theme_X_HighBar.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/cabbie-ipod.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/45rpm.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/ubuntu.zip

wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/yobunny.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/phkFORUM.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/phkOSC.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/phkAMP.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/phkGUITAR.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/phkTAPE.zip
wget http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/WpsIpod5g/slant.zip

unzip -o rockbox-fonts.zip
unzip -o rockdoom.zip
unzip -o StainPack.zip
unzip -o Theme_X_HighBar.zip
unzip -o cabbie-ipod.zip
unzip -o 45rpm.zip
unzip -o ubuntu.zip
unzip -o yobunny.zip
unzip
-o Cool_Blue_v1.2.zip
unzip -o phkFORUM.zip
unzip -o phkOSC.zip
unzip -o phkAMP.zip
unzip
-o phkGUITAR.zip
unzip
-o phkTAPE.zip
unzip -o slant.zip

Step 3: Open your home folder. Open the folder named rockbox. Press Control+H to display hidden files. observe the file named ‘.rockbox’

In a seperate window, open your ipod

Drag .rockbox to the root of your ipod


Step 4: Load the thing:
There are a few ways to allow rockbox to load, but the prettiest, fastest, and most user-friendly way is what happens automatically when you follow my install ipodlinux guide, which is as follows:

mkdir ipodlinux
cd ipodlinux
wget http://de.dataghost.com/ipl/dg-installer/dg-linux-installer-20070311.tar.bz2
tar -jxf dg-linux-installer-20070311.tar.bz2
sudo ./installer.sh

good luck!

Step 4.5: if you are having trouble loading rockbox and / or ipodlinux, make sure you have followed all the above instructions and have a file named ‘loader.cfg’ with the following contents in the root of your ipod. if you do not, create it.

Apple OS @ ramimg
iPodLinux @ (hd0,1)/linux.bin
Rockbox @ (hd0,1)/.rockbox/rockbox.ipod
Disk Mode @ diskmode
Sleep @ standby