Well I did a preliminary test and the KuroBoxSetup program did not even
see the linkstaion box :-( There is however a manual method for installing
the software that was posted in the Kuro forums this morning which may
>For those not in the know (I just learned this) Kuro seems to be exactly
>same as the linkstation except only has one USB port and comes without
>a hard drive.
>From what I understand you simply install a hard drive into the unit and
>the install program from Windows which does all the work of partitioning
>formatting and loading Linux and the applications. Another cool thing is
>it already has telnet enabled, the default root password has been set to
>and there is some additional software.
>I already fixed the root password on my linkstation but it would be
>for someone who has not to try the kuro password on a linkstation where
>the root password has not been modified, just for grins, and let us know.
>Another cool thing is that the kuro software should work on the
>Although, they are careful not to really say that it will as the kuro and
>linkstation are different products and they do not want to ruffle any
>I may just pop a different drive in my linkstation and give it a try for
>Info regarding the kuro box in English can be found at