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

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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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Ipod Nano not detected

I am running 13.10, and have an old ipod nano (2GB, MA477, which I think is second gen). I have previously (years ago) succesfully used gtkpod to change the content. However, when it is plugged in now ...
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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 ...
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how do i mount my ipod touch 5g on ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I get the following message when I plug-in my iPod Touch 5g to my computer running ubuntu 13.04 The device “Rick's iPod touch” is locked. Enter the passcode on the device and click “Try again”. ...
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Ubuntu Touch on iPod Touch (5th Generation)? [duplicate]

Okay so is there anyway ( so if i wipe the system or just jailbreak or something) to get Ubuntu on the iPod. If nothing is out there what needs to be coded? I got some free time everyday so i can make ...
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iTunes for Ubuntu Studio

I have finally gotten my old Mac HDD sorted out, and now I would like to know if anybody has either: a) a way to run iTunes without wine, as it did not work out well for me the last time I tried it, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS corrupting 7th Gen iPod nano?

I connected my iPod to my PC with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to transfer some music. After it was all transfered i safely ejected it, and checked my iPod. To my surprise, all of my songs are 0.00 seconds long; ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 root hack/Ipod Access

A few weeks ago I managed to find an exploit in Ubuntu 13.04 that allowed me access to a Root Shell. I was looking around on an exploratory expedition and found a directory in the Root folder ...
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Rhythmbox problem uploading songs to iPod Touch

I run ubuntu 12.04(LTS), all up-to-date, and I notice a strange behaviour when I connect my iPod Touch (2nd generation). Only a few times Rhythmbox is able to upload or delete songs from the iDevice, ...
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Program To Sync My iPod?

Is There A Program To Sync My iPod Touch 4g and my iPod Nano?I Tried Using Clementine but it won't work!My iPod Touch Has IOS 6.1.3. P.S. I Already Used Rhythmbox didn't work either.
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Why won't banshee sync certain songs to my ipod properly?

i am a bit new to Ubuntu but when I try to synchronize my 3rd generation Ipod nano with my banshee library and then listen to them from the ipod it shows the songs info and stuff but then no song ...
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is it possible to use an ipod classic3G as external disk with ubuntu 12.04?

I have an ipod classic 30GB. It is partitioned with Apple HFS. Can I use it as an external drive with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? to sudo fdisk -l I get: Disk /dev/sda: 8006 MB, 8006926336 bytes 247 heads, ...
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iPod doesn't mount correctly

I'm trying to sync rhythmbox to an iPod classic using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked at first, and then I got some error messages involving libgpod-common, and now the iPod doesn't even mount. It doesn't ...
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iPod won't sync with virtualbox iTunes. Why?

After a while of looking for alternatives to iTunes I finally bit the bullet and just installed windows in a virtual host with the sole purpose of running iTunes. The thing is I can't sync my iPod ...
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Is it possible to use `musique` to sync with an iPod?

I was reading online about a program called musique, so I installed it. It's quite a lot better than rhythmbox in my opinion. The only thing is I can't find a way to sync it with my iPod, make ...
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ubuntu 13.04 doesn't recognize ipod shuffle 5th generation

How can ubuntu recognize mi ipod shuffle? i've connected it to my computer and it doesn't even appear on the dash, this doesn't happen before on same notebook with ubuntu 12.10 or windows 7 home ...
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Jailbreak iPod touch 4G (6.1.3) [closed]

Does anyone know how to jailbreak an iPod touch 6.1.3 under ubuntu (12.04 LTS)? Better if you have a terminal sudo way! [Already tried evasi0n but it seems that the 6.1.3 is too advanced to be ...
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What music player works with ipod nano 7th generation?

Does anyone know of a music player that supports the ipod nano 7g? I know amarok doesn't, and I haven't had any success playing around with rhythm box or banshee. Any suggestions for how to get these ...