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

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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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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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Clementine can't add files to Ipod Classic

Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, Clementine 1.01 I'm unable to add files to my ipod classic 80gb using "copy to device" (or any other method). I can play existing music from the Ipod through Clementine, but ...
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Banshee will not import media since 12.04 upgrade

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my AMD64 Desktop which has been happily importing media from my iPod 5th gen into Banshee with no problem all year. After installing 12.04 all Banshee does is remember ipod ...
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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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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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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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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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Ipod Classic 80GB will not synch in Rythmbox or Banshee etc in Ubuntu 13.04

I have tried getting my Ipod Classic 80GB to synch in Rythmbox or Banshee, running on Ubuntu 13.04. Rythmbox crashed, Banshee starts but then seems to get stuck. This is a new installation and has had ...
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Most appropriate setup to share music and playlists accross a network?

I have a home network with the following setup: A QNAP NAS (has a DAAP server) A server/media center with XBMC 2 laptops (Linux) 1 desktop (Linux) Android phone iPod For a couple of years I haven't ...
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How do I get my ipod to conect using libmobiledevice

So I have tried all the basic things to install including sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmcenery/ppa All it does is report 'command not found'. Entering the command sudo gedit ...
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How do I install UControl

How do I install UControl from http://www.negusoft.com/index.php/ucontrol-downloads It comes in a tar.gz. I unpacked it and tried fallowing the readme but am getting nowhere. What are the steps to ...
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Rhythmbox transcoding ALAC files on the fly when syncing ipod (and I don't want it to!)

I use Rhythmbox from the gnome3 ppa (not the one from the main repository because of this bug) on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have an iPod nano 4th gen. Almost my entire music library is in ALAC (Apple ...
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4th gen. iPod Touch and Syncing with Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 12.1

I recently set-up a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.1 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. I have a 4th gen. iPod Touch that I'd like to sync with Rhythmbox but unfortunately it will not sync my music. When I ...
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Recommendation of device+software to listen to audible.com audiobook

I use Ubuntu 12.10 and I am searching for some way to easily, and legally listen to audible.com audiobooks in an external device. I have an 2008 second generation iPod shuffle (which I gained as a ...
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Ipod Suddenly Stopped Working With Ubuntu

Until recently, my ipod has connected to Ubuntu with no problems, but a couple days ago it is no longer able to do so. The ipod mounts when connected, but it mounts to a random folder in /tmp and is ...
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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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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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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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Ipod Touch not mounting properly on Ubuntu 13.04

After upgrading to 13.04, My Ipod Touch (4.2.1) mounts as normal, but then disappears from the devices pane and appears under the network pane in Nautilus. I then get error messages saying the Ipod ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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Ipod-Rhythmbox Playlist Issue

I have read other threads, including launchpad complaint of the same nature. Yet I feel the need. Unlike the problem here: Rhythmbox iPod Issues? when I sync Ipod and Rhythmbox, the song does get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...