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

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Has anyone tried to write an itunes alternative for linux? [duplicate]

It seems to me that it would not be to hard to parse the database schema on an iPod and make a working application on Linux that could load and manage songs. There is no hope left in me that Apple ...
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libimobiledevice is not recognizing iDevice

I have libimobiledevice-utils installed, and Ubuntu will not recognize my iDevice. I have manually run usbmuxd as root to make sure it operates and it does, but running lsusb shows no Apple device. ...
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iDeviceRestore on Ubuntu?

Has anyone here used idevicerestore on Ubuntu, to restore the os of their idevice (iPod, iPhone, iPad)? I'm having problems with the restore for me, it says... "Unable to connect to device in ...
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Ubuntu with Ipod Touch 6th Gen - Copied songs don't show on device

My wife bought both of my daughters iPod Touch 6th Gens for Christmas. I am able to see the Ipods - they show up in Thunar, Clementine, Rhythmbox, and Banshee. I used Banshee to send 50 songs to ...
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Problems copying music to Rhythmbox from ipod

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am working to setup Rhythmbox 3.0.2. I plugged in my ipod nano and the device was properly detected and the music in the device appeared. I then selected all ...
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How do I mount this ipod? fdisk won't even tell me where it is

Trying to mount a 4th gen ipod on Ubuntu 15.10. It shows up in lsusb: Bus 001 Device 009: ID 05ac:1203 Apple, Inc. iPod 4.Gen Grayscale 40G But I don't see anything in fdisk -l: Device ...
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Clementine Transcodes Tracks in the Wrong Order

In my pursuit to find a music player that can organize my local music collection well, without being hideous, or have poor playlist capabilities, I've moved to using Clementine. Before I can add some ...
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How to transfer songs from Ubuntu PC into iPod touch 5g

I'm having a hard time trying to find a good solution to this problem. I want to transfer songs to my iPod touch 5g just like I can through iTunes in Windows. Is there any method/workaround for this ...
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Cannnot add music to ipod with rhythmbox

I have recently bought a new computer and it's ubuntu. I am still getting used to it but am totally useless with computers. I have downloaded a lot of music onto Rhythmbox, which was working ...
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iPod nano 6th gen Syncing fails no matter which program I use

Before my question is marked as a duplicate I have heard that is a binary blob workaround is possible. How do I do this? Because without it I get unsupported checksum type no matter what music player ...
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IPod shuffle playlist

Here's my situation: I have owned an iPod shuffle (4th generation) for a few years now. I love that it is both simple to use, but also supports playlists. I began using Ubuntu with the 14.04 ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox not recognizing ipod

I would appreciate any help on this; I have never had a problem with it before. Rhythmbox and Banshee are not recognizing my ipod, and my ipod is telling me there's nothing on it once I disconnect. ...
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gPodder: “cannot open device” (iPod nano 5G)

I am trying to sync podcasts with my iPod using gPodder, but I keep getting the message "cannot open device". In the preferences, I set the device type on iPod (obviously) and the mount point as ...
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I want to charge an iPod while in Suspend

Sony Vaio VGN-FW250j Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 dual boot Win 7 / Ubuntu 15.04 I am able to suspend and hibernate this laptop in both OSes. Ubuntu will not allow me to use the USB ports to charge my ...
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Ipod Classic with Rockbox not Recognised Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Rockbox on my ipod under Windows a while ago. I just tried to mount it under Ubuntu 14.04, but the device is not being recognised. It is however charging. Note that it does charge and ...
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Rhythmbox mixed up album artwork on iPod

04 and when I plugged in my iPod nano 7th gen for the first time and opened Rhythymbox I realized that all the album artwork was mixed up after I played iPod. I remember when I used MediaMonkey on ...
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iPod volume issue with RythmBox

Every time I'm syncing my iPod shuffle 4th gen with RhytmBox, it automatically sets the maximum volume to half. I don't know how to make it right. Can anybody help?
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Transfer music to ipod

I've been trying to add music to my ipod nano from ubuntu with no luck. I've tried Amarok, kgtpod and Banshee all with the same result: I can add music to the ipod in the program, and it seems to ...
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Syncing iPod touch

I would like to sync my iPod Touch 4G (64GB) in Ubuntu. As far as I know, it is impossible to sync it (ie: I can simply copy music on it). If I Jailbreak the iPod, will I be able to sync all my music ...
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Smart playlist changes to normal playlist in banshee while syncing to ipod nano.

When I sync my ipod from banshee, the smart playlist becomes normal playlist in my ipod. Also I can only sync one playlist.
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Is it possible to copy a playlist from my iPod to Rhythmbox?

I have an iPod that has some songs and a playlist on it. I have Rhythmbox, which references my computer, which contains some of the same songs that are on the iPod. I would like to duplicate the ...
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Cannot sync ipod touch 4gen with rhythmbox

I desperately need help in syncing my ipod touch 4gen(ios 4.3.3)with rhythmbox(2.96)running Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64bit)I have tried nearly every single thing I've seen online for the past 2 weeks for a ...
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Facetime for Ubuntu?

I like to video chat with my friends, but they have iPods and do not have Skype. I also am not a fan of plugging my iPhone into my computer to charge while I FaceTime. Is there a way I can FaceTime ...
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Ipod not recognised in Kubuntu

KUbuntu does not recognize my I Pod does anyone know how I can rectify this?. I have just installed it but have no knowledge of how to rectify this.
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Issue with iPod Nano 5: can't generate hashfile

I've done an impressive work on investigating why can't I copy songs to my iPod and here's what I've found: I lack the hashfile in the iPod_Control/Device folder. There are two ways to create the ...
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How do I check where devices mounted 14.04

Can anyone tell me the command thats lets me see what and where devices are mounted? I'm having trouble changing songs on my old ipod and i have a feeling its because of teh mount point.
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iPod Classic 160GB 6th gen (2nd rev)

Is there a way to sync a 6th gen iPod classic 160GB with Ubuntu? I have tried gtkpod with Rhythmbox and Banshee but it doesn't work, the songs are synced but it messes up the database, songs don't ...
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First Generation ipod Shuffle does not automount in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a 1GB First Generation ipod Shuffle, thought it would be fun to see if it still works. Have verified it is functioning on a Win/PC and a Mac and it plays music. When I plug it in to my ubuntu ...
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Can't Sync iPod Touch (5th Generation) Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to sync my iTouch 5G with Rythmbox or Banshee, I get an error saying: "Unhandled Lockdown error (-256)" This is a new iPod and I really want to sync it with my Linux box.
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All Ubuntu media players crash upon connecting iPod. How to fix?

So I just downloaded the latest Ubuntu (14.10) today. I've fiddled with it somewhat and everything is running fine except that every time I try to use my iPod with a media player, it crashes the ...
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Upgrade to 14.04, Banshee behaves differently with podcasts on iPod

I upgraded to 14.04 recently, and when I used Banshee to add a podcast I had downloaded to my iPod, it added it to the "podcasts" section. Before I had upgraded, the podcasts I had added to my iPod ...
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Keyboard got crazy after pluging in ipod

asus x550L, ubuntu 14.04 and old ipod I plugged it in to charge it, I couldn't close the folder and system behaved like 1 on the num keyboard is pressed. It turns on automatically every minute, also ...
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After synchronizing my iPod nano 6G with banshee or rhythmbox, it appears empty

I want to synchronize my music between Ubuntu 14.04 and my iPod Nano (6th gen). I have read pretty much everything but am still blocked... I tried with Rhythmbox and with Banshee and I get the same ...
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Normalize all audio files before copying to an iPod

I know how to normalize a song to 100%, but I'd like this to happen automatically before copying the files on my iPod, via Rhythmbox. So, I imagine a process like this: create my own playlist when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?