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Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6?

I tried it in the Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) live environment, but I didn't have any luck with Banshee or Rhythmbox.

Is there some way to do it?

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Currently there is no linux software (or library) that can successfully read, write and update an iOS device's music library running iOS 5 or higher. All applications (that I know of), are dependent on libgpod for this functionality and libgpod has not worked properly with the current versions of iOS for some years now, ever since the database version (DBVersion) of the iTunes library within the device hit version 5.

Your best bet right now is iTunes via wine.

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You can try Ubuntu One Music streaming. I'm shifted to subj after almost year not very fruitfull experience with ITunes(vm)/Banshee/Rhytmbox and honestly can say that's a real improvement in my ubuntu/iphone using.

P.S. I'm also dind't have any luck in syncing IOS6 with any player (Ubuntu 12.10).

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There are plenty of iPod managers out there on the Software center, just type iPod in the search bar. These are compatible with iPad, iPhone and iPod classic. They will happily synchronize your music and do way more for you. I reccomend gtkpod, but you can choose whichever you like.

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