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

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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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How to make video clips suitable for iPod Classic 160G under Xenial?

I am able to sync my music collection with iPod Classic 160G under Xenial Xerus using GTKPod. But I would also like to place music videos on the same device. Using Xenial Xerus what conversion ...
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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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Navigate to AFC iPod Path in Ubuntu 16.04?

So, apparently I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. It seems that I need to back up my iPod's DCIM folder in it's AFC path. The problem is that I can't figure out how to get to the AFC path in ...
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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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How do you change the ownership of an iPod

I am trying to add music to an iPod using Rhythmbox but although I can see and play what is on the iPod I cannot change it because it belongs to root. I have tried running nautilus as sudo and it ...
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How do I redirect audio to ipod nano and ipod nano to ihome? [closed]

I recently got an idea that I think that I could redirect my Ubuntu 16.04 audio to my iPod nano and send that to my iHome. Does anyone know how to do what I'm trying to do? I'm doing all of this ...
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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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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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possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu?

Hi I am wondering if it is at all possible to stream audio from Ipod via Bluetooth to Ubuntu ? I cant seem to get my Ipod Touch6 recognized in Ubuntu (Bluetooth is picking up other devices in the ...
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Is there a way to restore/format an iPod under Linux?

I have an iPod Classic, and it's full of duplicates and it's a complete mess and would like to start anew, and I was curious if there was a way to restore an iPod like you could under Windows/Mac?
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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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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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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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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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Firmware update for iPod Touch (iPhone)?

I need to update firmware of my iPod Touch (iPhone) in Ubuntu and as I have jailbroken iPod Touch I need iTunes to install apps, but unfortunately haven't found any ways to do that in Ubuntu yet. I ...
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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 can share my printer so that I can use it with Airprint?

How can I set up Ubuntu to share my printer so that I can use it with Airprint ? Airprint is a system set-up by Apple on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
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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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Does the iPod Shuffle 4th Gen work well with Rhythmbox?

I'm thinking about getting an iPod Shuffle 4th gen., but if it doesn't work well with Ubuntu 12.04/Rhythmbox it's a no-go. Does anyone have any experiences with this combination? Thank you in ...
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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 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 release,...
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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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What program should I use to manage an iPod Shuffle (4G)?

I have a nano which I barely ever download anything to and haven't done so recently. I use it mainly for music. I also have the 4G iPod shuffle and that is the thing I have trouble with. I have ...
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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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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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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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Copy Songs from iPod?

I've found a lot on the web about being able to manage your iPod through Ubuntu. Is it possible to take songs off the ipod onto disk in a usable form, as my song drive has crashed1 and that's the only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I'...
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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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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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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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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 ...