ipod-on-linux just released a Palm PDB to vcard translator for the iPod version 0.1. It is still beta software.
The first release of winpod is available by the ipod-on-linux group. The package will convert a Mac HFS+ iPod to a Fat32 iPod that can be easily manipulated by Linux.
The first release ever of a Linux/Unix iPod firmware upgrader is available from the iPod-on-linux project. Please feel free to download it and test it. Any and all comments welcome.
The backup_iPod package is now released for testing. The software allows you to byte for byte backup/restore an iPod in case of data corruption in the future.
A port of the iPod firmware upgrader for Windows is almost ready to be released for Linux use. Check back within a week to see if it is ready.