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Category: Main -> Hijack Kernel Questions
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·  About Hijack FAQ. 
·  What is the Hijack Kernel? 
·  What features does Hijack offer? 
·  What does Hijack require to work? 
·  Where can I get Hijack? 
·  Is it dangerous to install Hijack or a hacked Kernel? 
·  How do I install Hijack? 

·  Is there a way to automatically update Hijack with the newest release?
 (Entry last updated on March 14th, 2002)

Once you have a Hijack Kernal installed, yes. There are two ways at present:

AutoHijack
AutoHijack is a handy Python script written by Gary Boone that will check the Hijack website for new versions of the kernel. If it finds one that is newer than the one on your empeg, AutoHijack will automatically download and install it to your empeg. It requires a Python installation which can be had from python.org or activestate.com, and for a Hijack Kernal to be installed on your empeg/RioCar.

v5 of AutoHijack can be had from the downloads section of Riocar.org. Follow the instructions in the README file, and you should be good to go.

Jemplode
Jemplode, the opensource Java based emplode clone, now includes the ability to autoupdate Hijack. Simply go to Tools -> Options, and check "Autoupdate Hijack"... make sure you have the right Hijack Mk version for your player, and everytime you sync, Jemplode will check to see if there's a new Hijack, and update if necessary.


·  How do I access Hijack's menu on the empeg/RioCar? 
·  What do all of the Hijack menu items do? 
·  How do I configure Hijack's options? 
·  What options for Hijack are available in config.ini? 
·  What does ir_translate do and how do I configure it? 
·  How do I access the built in FTP server, and what can I do with it? 
·  How do I access the built in web (HTTP) server, and what can I do with it? 
·  How can I secure my player if i'm on a LAN? 
·  Why am I getting a "Hijack Config Error" message at boot up? 
·  Why doesn't the temperature ever change in 'Vital Signs'? 
·  What are the Patch files for (as opposed to the .zimage files)? 
·  I can't get the Restore Visuals feature to work! 
·  What other Userland Apps have been made to work with Hijack? 
·  How can I compensate Mark Lord for this work of genius? 
·  How do I adjust the VolAdj settings, and what do they mean? 
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