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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 /etc/apt/sources.list....
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Ubuntu 12.04, music won't sync to iPod [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod I was looking for a solution to this online but couldn't find one. I've been using rhythmbox for my iPod for a long time now, ...
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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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Ipod Touch not mounted

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 in a Dell XPS15. When plugging in the Ipod it charges but when trying to mount it I can't find it anywhere. I've done a dmesg | grep usb before plugging the Ipod and I can'...
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iPod shows more tracks than Library after sync with Banshee

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome Shell 3.2 and Banshee 2.2. Banshee correctly recognizes my 80GB iPod Classic (Model No MB147LLm, Version 1.1.2 PC). I have set Banshee to sync the entire library for ...
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How to use my iPod nano 5G?

I have a 5th generation nano and want to know how I can edit my playlists, add music, remove music, etc. Also I read banshee is the default media player for 11.04, can it handle my question or do I ...
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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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I just moved, have no internet on my laptop or ipod, but everyone else who lives here does [closed]

I just moved to Thunder Bay and my laptop as well as my ipod cannot connect to the internet. My laptop allows me to write the password for the wifi, but I still have no internet connection. When I try ...
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How can I add/remove music from my Ipod on Banshee?

I have a 8gb 4th generation Nano that I would like to begin using with Banshee. It's currently full and I need to delete some music on it. Is it possible to remove songs and add new ones using Banshee ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Can't Add Podcast Episodes to Ipod After Upgrading to 12.04

Since upgrading to 12.04, dragging podcast episodes doesn't move them onto my ipod. Adding songs from the library works fine, but if I do it with a podcast nothing happens.
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How to control computer through iPod

I have enabled the setting that allows people who connect to my computer to control it. Now, I was wondering if there was a way to connect to it through my iPod and control it from there? If so, do ...
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copying files from iPod classic to clementine library

today i installed clementine on my PC with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. this application can recognize my iPod good, but there is a problem when i want to copy files to library; i don't have any ...
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How to make AMAROK “see” my ipod 6Gen classic?

The problem: When I mount my ipod Classic, Amarok will not show it, there is no devices tab, too. The system WILL see the ipod, though, other apps - Clementine, Rhythmbox WILL see the ipod and read it ...
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Error when trying to sync iPod touch

I have been trying to get my iPod touch to sync on Ubuntu 10.10. Every time I plug my iPod in my computer this error come up and says "Unhandeled Lockdown error-4" I use iOS 5 and I still can't get it ...
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Failed to generate sqlite database in GTKpod

I am able to connect my iPod Nano 5th generation(Black color + video camera) to GTKopd and transfer mp3 files to it. Upon trying to save those files so that I can eject my iPod the error message '...
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Load iPod Touch Videos in Banshee?

Ok, now I figured out how to sync my music from my iPod Touch with Banshee on Ubuntu 11.04 which wasn't that hard in the first place, pretty much plug and play. My question is, is there a way to copy ...
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Resetting an Apple ipod shuffle

I am trying to use my Apple ipod shuffle with linux and i can't transfer the music from the pc to the ipod. The ipod always has to be reset using windows. Is there anyway to reset it using Linux?
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Jail breaking on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Chromebook or 'chrubuntu'. I was wondering how to jailbreak my ipod 5 using ios 9.3.1 (latest version) on Ubuntu. I downloaded the blackra1n and pangu jailbreak tool and ...
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iPod Shuffle doesn't mount on ubuntu 15.10

My iPod Shuffle (first generation) doesn't mount on Ubuntu 15.10. I checked other posts and tried this: sudo mount -t /dev/sdb1 /media/IPod But it didn't work. The output of sudo fdisk -l is: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and iPod touch 6th generation: how to transfer music files?

I've tried gtkpod and it doesn't support new ipods like mine. I have ios 9.2.1. All I want to do is put music on my ipod and take music off of my ipod. Please help me!
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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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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 ...