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Neither Banshee nor Rhythmbox will see files on Creative Zen. Right Clicking on Zen Player and selecting "properties" causes both Banshee and Rhythmbox to exit.

All MTP plugins & libraries seem to be installed.

This worked perfectly on 10.10.

Issue replicated on several 11.10 installations on Acer Aspire desktop, Acer 5552 Laptop and Panasonic CF52 laptop.

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To use your Creative Zen on 11.10, you can try Gnomad 2 : sudo apt-get install gnomad2.

It works perfectly for my Creative Zen Micro on 11.10.

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