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I have an iPod touch with iOS 5 and I want to be able to put music and and videos on it but never figured out how. Can someone help me?

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Follow the guide here to sync music, videos, etc. on your iDevice.

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It is still not letting me. I followed the instructions and it doesn't even recognize it. – David Wingard Oct 15 '11 at 18:16
@David You need to unmark this question as solved, otherwise it won't show up on the unanswered list. – Jorge Castro Oct 15 '11 at 22:09
Oh sorry. I still have not been able to figure this out. Please help me! – David Wingard Oct 16 '11 at 21:30
Do I need to have Ubuntu 10.10? I have 10.04 – David Wingard Oct 16 '11 at 21:32
Nothing to do with the Ubuntu-version. – Paul Woitaschek Feb 22 '12 at 14:42

libgpod is the library most of the major linux media players use to sync iOS devices, but it doesn't even support iOS4 at the moment. libimobiledevice, which supports up to doesn't support it yet either, but it looks like it'll have it up and running sooner than libgpod.

The obvious workaround until one of them gets their act together is to install iTunes using wine (urgh) -- or install OSX on virtualbox (but that seems a little extreme for just iPod syncing). I was going to say to install some other windows based media player, but I've done a search and none of them are supporting it either.

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This is not completely right. It has more to do with the device. With The iPod Nano 6G for example it's the same. If you have an iPhone 3GS with iOS 4 it will sync right. Has something to do with how the newest devices communicate. – Paul Woitaschek Feb 22 '12 at 14:42

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