Questions about using the portable media player Apple iPod with Ubuntu.

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Q: Replacing iTunes on Trusty 14.04.1 and sync'ing with iPod Classic 6th gen

I use a 64bit machine and an iPod Classic 120GB, 6th generation. I am migrating from Windows and want to replace iTunes. I look for an iPod manager that allows syncing of music, photo, video and ...
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Ipod nano charging

I followed the directions here And when that did not work I followed the directions here When I do "ipad_charge" terminal says "command not found" If it makes any difference, I am on 64 bit.
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How to manage files in ipod with kubuntu

I'm trying KDE plasma. However, I found I can't manage files(not just music and photos) in my ipod like a U-disk with kubuntu 14.04. But when I use ubuntu and nautilus, my ipod performs like a ...
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Ubuntu and Ipods 2014

I have an ipod shuffle and I want to copy mp3 into it. How hard is it to do on Ubuntu ? I tried Amarok, Rhytmbox, nothing works. Any help?
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ipod touch 2g not mounting on ubuntu 14.04

When I connect & try to mount ipod nautilus shows "Unable to access ipod touch. Unable to connect". What can I do?
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Unable to access or mount iPod touch [Ubuntu 14.04]

On attaching the iPod touch Ubuntu throws a message "Unable to mount [name]'s iPod touch" with a sub message: "Unable to connect." I have been unable to pinpoint any specific troubleshooting or ...
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How to add music to an iPod Nano 4th Generation

I've been trying to sync music to my Black iPod Nano 4th Generation (Model MB754) with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I've tried using Clementine and Rhythmbox to add music. The music syncs fine and appears in ...
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mpd/ncmpcpp music database synchronization with iPod Classic (possible)?

Is there any option/possibility, to synchronize my mpd/ncmpcpp music database as it is organized natively through ncmpcpp (mainly playlists) with an iPod Classic. Can someone please shed some light ...
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ipod sync rythmbox not working

While I know there is a wide array of logistical problems that come with the territory, I am presently unable to find nay help with my particular problem. Presently I am using a Jailbroken Ipod Touch ...
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iTunes replacement

This is a pretty specialized problem, but I can't think who else to ask. I'm putting together a laptop for my little sister, who is an 18-year-old Aspberger's kid. She currently uses Windows XP, and ...
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How do I Export a playlist to iPod using Audacious?

I try exporting playlists to my iPod using Audacious but it asks me to type in a file name Also, is there a better way to add music to my ipod? I am running Lubuntu
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How do I hook up my iPod with iTunes?

I have a Apple Ipod 30GB. I need to run it on Lubuntu 14.04 with full functionallity. Can I run iTunes on Lubuntu 14.04. If so, how?
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Why can a system admin not mount iPod while nonadmin can?

I can connect my iPod touch 4th generation (running iOS 6) to my Ubuntu 12.04, but I get this Lockdown error as it tries to mount the device when I'm logged in as an admin. But it mounts just fine ...
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Failure to succesfully sync an iPod using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

After a day of trying to figure out how to get this sync going I found out a few things: For some reason there has been a lot of trouble syncing iPods with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 14.04, lots of people ...
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Unable To Initialize 5th Generation ipod Touch on GTKpod or Rythmbox

Running UBUNTU 14.04 LTS Cant add music to brand new ipod touch 5th gen 16 GB Is ipod touch model "ME643LL/A" not supported by either GTKpod or Rythmbox? When i run gtk ipod manager a message ...
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Rhythmbox crashes after trying to sync with Ipod [closed]

I just recently upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 and my Rhythmbox crashes any time I simply try to view the songs carried by the Ipod. I have never had this problem before, any suggestions?
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Why are all my books chapters mixed up with Rhythmbox?

I have moved a book from Rhythmbox to my iPod Classic. In Rhythmbox the chapters are following each other. On the iPod they are in a random order. Why? Shuffle is off.
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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how can I remove the read only on an ipod 30gb

I inherited an old ipod 30gb. I can listen to the music that is on it but I can't delete or upload anything. It's read only. How can I change that? I probably would like to format it or at least ...
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Rhythmbox disorders album artworks in iPod and won't add other information

I'm relatively new using Ubuntu (I'm running 13.10), and I have used Rhythmbox to reproduce my music. The problem comes when adding songs to my iPod nano 5th gen. I do what most rhythmbox users do: ...
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gPodder not recognising iPod classic

In the past (on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), I used gPodder without any problems to download and sync my podcasts with my iPod classic, however, now on Ubuntu 13.10 and with gPodder 3.5.1, my iPod is simply not ...
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Inherited 2nd Gen Ipod Nano - cannot delete iPod music

I have acquired (legitimately) a 2nd gen ipod nano. It is full with music not to my taste. When I open it up in Rhythmbox I am unable to delete the existing iPod music.
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Backup an iPod Nano 4th generation?

I have an iPod Nano 4G and it is slowly dying on me. I would thus like to make a backup of its user data contents (so as to drop them later on onto a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip). Can I do it from within ...
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Files copied from Amarok to iPod disappear

I am using Kubuntu 13.10 which has Amarok 2.8.0. I quite like Amarok and would like to have it to sync my old 4th gen iPod Touch (6.1.5, jailbroken). Everything works quite nicely: Amarok recognizes ...
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Ndiswrapper fails when iPod is plugged in. I have no idea how to fix this

When I plug my iPod into my PC, Ndiswrapper fails to detect my wifi adapter and as long as my iPod is plugged in, I cannot access the internet because of that. When I unplug my iPod, it reconnects to ...
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Why won't my iPod register and when it does not sync in Rhythmbox?

When I plug my ipod into my computer it doesn't appear anywhere. On the ipod's screen it says that it's connected, but I can't find the ipod anywhere on my computer. On the rare occasion that I plug ...
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How do I control compression level for ipod rhythmbox

Where do I control the compression level and format for songs being re-compressed for storage on my iPod from Rhythmbox?
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Can I run Ubuntu on my iPod? [duplicate]

I've seen ads around for an Ubuntu smartphone but is it possible to reconfigure the Operating System on my iPod 5 running iOS 7 to run an Ubuntu smartphone operating system? Even further, is it ...
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Moving from iTunes to Rhythmbox

I am about to start moving my iTunes collection from my MacBook Pro to my Ubuntu PC and Rhythmbox. I have a few questions before I begin, Can I migrate over my playlists and song play counts? I ...
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iPod Nano 7 - Anybody able to get one working? [closed]

Last weekend I bought a 7th Generation iPod Nano to replace my (now dead) 3rd Generation iPod Nano. However, I cannot get this new iPod Nano to work*. Previously, I was using Banshee to manage my 3rd ...
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Cant connect my ipod nano on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just update my netbook to ubuntu 13.10 and i unable to connect my ipod anymore. There is a crash everytime i try to connect it. The error report show, among another things the following ...
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Cannot mount iPod touch to Ubuntu due to Lockdown errors

I sit before you with the common question of how to sync an iPod 5G or any iDevice to Ubuntu 13.10. I have asked Apple tech support many a time aswell as their online chat and it has yielded no info ...
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Ubuntu doesn't mount iPod

I cannot access my iPod files even though the iPod is found by Ubuntu. Output of lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05ac:129e Apple, Inc. iPod Touch 4.Gen Output of dmesg [ 118.991968] usb 2-1.2: ...
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Problems when syncing iPod classic with Rhythmbox

Whenever syncing my iPod classic with Rhythmbox, I get a popup displaying the error "Downstream is not seekable and headers can't be rewritten". What does this error mean? Is it fixable? It causes ...
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Automatic bitrate conversion for iPod sync using rhythmbox

Is there a way to configure an automatic conversion of the bitrate when syncing to my iPod? I want all songs above 128 kbps to get converted to 128 kbps.
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Ipod iphone sync media files

How can I sync media files (like iTunes in windows) in ubuntu? Mine is iPod Touch 5, iOS 7
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Syncing Ipod Shuffle

Hello i've tried to sync my ipod shuffle (latest gen) for 2 hours now... I've tried banshee (I can put music on my device but not listening to it, "use itunes blablabla"), I've tried gtkpod (not ...
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Xubuntu persistence. Plop loading usb and no hard drive. -how to?

I have an old laptop that will not boot from usb, so I am using either a live cd or Plop linux to boot a live USB (I haven't decided which yet) of xubuntu 12.04.3-desktop-i386. The laptop does not ...
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Is Ubuntu Touch available for iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad? [duplicate]

Has any one had any success booting Ubuntu Touch os on a iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad? I see that there has been other linux os to be loaded. Other possible resource: http://www.idroidproject.org/ ...
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How to work ipod with ubuntu 13.10, do I need to format?

I had to switch to ubuntu after windows 8 basically blocked itself out on christmas day but since then I haven't able to add music to my ipod, it's even made some songs not play thought that might be ...
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iPod manager to use under Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

What is the most reliable iPod-managing software that exists for Ubuntu 12.04? What is the most user-friendly iPod-managing software that exists for Ubuntu 12.04?
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How can I sync my iPod 7th gen with rhythmbox in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am not able to sync my ipod nano 7th gen with my rhythmbox. It has compatibility only till ipod nano 6th gen. Is there any way to make it work?
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What are all of the apps Banshee uses to transfer music to an ipod?

What are the names of all the apps Banshee uses to copy music to an iPod? I have gtkpod; I just want to do some investigation of my own with these and see if I can figure out why I can't copy music to ...
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Rhythmbox and iPod recompressing audio on sync

I have a number of albums on my Mac with iTunes in very high and some lossless formats. When my iPod is plugged in iTunes will recompress these to 256Mb/s AAC for it while leaving the high quality ...
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can't set default application for ipod

I'm in the middle of following this guide to using my iPod with Amarok. But at the section where I set my iPod to use Amarok as the default program, when I set it to use Amarok in the GUI and press OK ...
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Repair a corrupted iPod shuffle

I have a iPod shuffle 4th Generation 2GB. I wanted to format it and I run this command: rm -rf /media/IPOD/* /media/IPOD/.* that removed anything from it. Then I ejected my iPod from the computer, ...
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Managing iPod in Ubuntu 12.04, using rhythmbox

When i try to use rhythmbox to add or remove songs from my iPod which is : lsusb: Bus 002 Device 006: ID 05ac:1265 Apple, Inc. iPod Nano 5.Gen I get: Error opening file ...
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How to add songs to ipod from ubuntu 13.10?

How can i add songs to my ipod from ubuntu 13.10. Is there any softwares similar to itunes. I tried gtkpod ipod manager for adding music to my ipod but it crashes every time i try to add songs to ...
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How to Recover Songs From an Ipod in ubuntu?

I replaced windows with ubuntu 13.10 and my data is gone.Now my only hope is my ipod.But i dont know how to recover songs from an ipod.Please give me some guidance for recovering my songs from ipod.
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Why can't I put music on my ipod in banshee

I have some songs in my banshee library and I have tried multiple times to put songs on my ipod. I move them to the ipod and banshee says it was a success, but the songs are not on the ipod. Can ...