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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to mount ipod touch 4th generation 16gb

i am used to the easy way on windows. just open the itunes and voila your work is done. here it is a bit different i see. i tried using rhythmbox and also downloaded gpod. but seems like Rhythmbox ...
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Sad owners of Ipod nano and Ipod Shuffle need help

We got rid of dual boot, as windows is rubbish, and it is easier to just use all our hard drive on one OS. I have used Ubuntu for a long time and have 12.04 version. Love it to bits, but the only ...
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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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Compatibility problems in Ubuntu

Just wondering if there any ways around the compatibility problems on Ubuntu, such as using an Ipod, printer etc? My last questions which was similar in vein someone answered by pointing me to a ...
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unable to mount Ipod in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I get the following error message: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:001,004]' I have a 1st generation Ipod Touch. The Ipod worked fine with Ubuntu until about a month ago. I use Rhythmbox version ...
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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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Why will Rhythmbox not add or import songs since 13.04 install? [closed]

Since I installed 13.04 Ubuntu (12.04 before) I have not been able to add or import music to either of my iPods (4th & 5th generation). I can play music with Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox recognizes iPods. ...
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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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How to sync iPhone 4S/iPod (iOS6.1.3) on 13.04

I'd like to sync my music and transfer it to my iPhone in Ubuntu 13.04. Trouble is I've tried using Banshee, Rhythmbox, GTKPod and nothing happens. Banshee goes through the process of viewing/adding ...
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How to sync/upload lossless music to iOS/iPod devices using Ubuntu?

It's cool that it's easy to sync Ogg/Mp3/AAC music to the iPod/iPhone/iPad using Rhytmbox or Banshee, but I'm wondering that is it possible to upload lossless music somehow? As far as I know, none of ...
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How to set iPod tracks to remember playback position

I've tried using Banshee, Amarok, and Rhythmbox, and so far I've been unable to set the "Remember Playback Position" property of some files. In iTunes this was done through the "Get Info" menu but I ...
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iPod 4G iOs 6.1.3 Ubuntu 12.04 sync?

I already installed Ubuntu 12.04 dualboot on my brandnew Vaio Windows 8 and it doesn't boot any more to windows, so I have a vaio laptop with ubuntu, a thing I can accept but it is impossible to sync ...
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How to manage music ipod touch 4g ios6 ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and my ipod has has ios6, and its 4g. I have already tried libimobiledevice and also tried it with gtkp which says "Error initialising iPod: Unsupported checksum type". I ...
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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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Rockbox not detecting ipod mount

The rockbox utility isn't detecting my ipod in the "select your device in the filesystem" drop down list. The ipod is detected with other programs. Any ideas? Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Ipod 5g 80gb.
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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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Get music on iPod Touch iOS 6.1.3

I just got my sister to use Ubuntu, but now I have a really big problem, I promised her that syncing music would work with only drag and drop with Rhythmbox, because that is how I do with my iPod Nano ...
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importing songs from rhythm box to ipod doesn't work properly

I have imported songs from rhythm box to my ipod (32 Gb, 2nd generation). I can play them on the ipod without problem, but when I try to browse into the song (to go from 1 min to 5min for eg.), the ...
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How to mount/format iPod Classic that stopped being accessible after an interrupted Banshee sync?

I am running 12.04 LTS and I have an iPod classic. I had it repaired with a non-Apple store. It was at first detected by my machine running Banshee and syncing was in progress. However, due to some ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch for iPhones, iPods and iPads? [duplicate]

Is there any sign of Ubuntu Touch for iThingys in the near future?
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Disable automatic iPod scrobbling through rhythmbox

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10, Rhythmbox 2.97. I use Rhythmbox to manage my ipod, so far so good. But every time I plug it in, what I've listened on my ipod to get scrobbled to last.fm automatically. I wish ...
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Ubuntu wont copy music to ipod

I have tried clementine, rythembox, banshee, and gtkpod. Nothing works, even though my ipod says synchronizing and in the player it says the music is on the ipod. When i disconnect nothing has been ...
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Mac-restored iPod is mounted as read-only

I restored my iPod on a friend's Mac using iTunes. When plugging in my iPod now, it's mounted as read-only and I have no way to transfer songs (using Rhythmbox or Nautilus). I've tried changing the ...
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wine problem with install [duplicate]

When I press install, I get this message Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore ...
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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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How do I install the evasi0n jailbreak tool?

I'm trying to jailbreak my iPod touch with a tool called evasi0n. I have downloaded the package, but I have no idea how to run/install it. I am trying to do this on a Dell Latitude D830 with an Intel ...
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(Ubuntu 12.10) iPod Touch will not connect [closed]

I'm having problems connecting my iPod Touch (2G, running firmware 4.2.1) to Ubuntu 12.10. Whenever I connect it via USB, I get the error message "Unable to Connect." Nothing on a lockdown error. ...
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How to change default behavior when iPod is plugged in?

Right now when I plug in my iPod, Clementine opens and starts playing, which is annoying because I prefer to manage my iPod using Rhythmbox which has a "sync" feature that Clementine (AFAIK) is ...
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Unable to use/mount/initialize/format Ipod in Ubuntu

I was given an Ipod touch 2g by a friend. Used it for awhile on its own, but wanted to link it to my computer. Tried Gtkpod & Rythymbox for mounting/syncing Ipod with Ubuntu, but there always ...
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Rhythmbox not saving imported files & other issues

I've recently changed PC & transferred my music folders over, but I've got noticed some issues with Rhythmbox (using ubuntu 12.10): 1) When music is imported where is it saved? I imported music ...
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Is the iPod nano (5th generation) compatible with Ubuntu?

I have an iPod nano (5th generation). I want to know if it works with Ubuntu without problems? Ipod Nano 5Gen
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Ubuntu 12.10 does not see my ipod nano 8GB 4 Gen

When I plug my Ipod into my computer it does not display it in my home folder or on the sidebar, But 12.04 does. Why?
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Sync music to ipod 4g

I want to sync music to ipod 4g device, without the use of itunes in ubuntu 10.04, I used to do this with gtkpod until gtkpod stopped supporting fourth generation ipods. I tried to setup itunes with ...
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New Ipod shuffle 4 gen will not play, I use Rhythmbox, Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Rhythmbox could not initialise the Ipod so I used Gtkpod and used Rhythmbox to copy songs into the Ipod. Can access these files with Nautilus and can play them with Rhythmbox. The Ipod will not play ...
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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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Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6?

Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6? I tried it in the Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) live environment, but I didn't have any luck with Banshee or Rhythmbox. Is ...
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Problem Adding Music to Ipod in Rhythmbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod I believe the problem is this because the ipod plugin lacks the transfer option, is there any way to fix this? I am ...
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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 ...