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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
131 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Copy music from Ipod to Ubuntu

can anyone please help me for this ? in fact i can see the musics in the ipod but they all are like "HHDW.mp3" "KZDE.mp3" FPPD.mp3" ... and i just can't rename every single song by listening to it ... ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ipod touch [duplicate]

I don't know if anyone else is experiencing something similar to this. I have an Ipod touch bought 3.5 years ago. It received the last software update a year ago. After that update I had no problems ...
2
votes
2answers
264 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

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.
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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 ...
28
votes
13answers
23k views

How can I sync with an iPod Nano 6G?

I'm having no luck at all with this iPod Nano. I've tried the following software: Banshee - The iPod shows up and files seem to be copied, but they don't show up on the iPod. Rhythmbox - Same as ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
7k views

Rhythmbox iPod Issues? [closed]

Basically, when I try and drag a song from my library to any one of my iPods (Classic (2.0.4 Mac), Touch (3.1.2. (7D11)) and Shuffle), nothing happens. It would appear that everything went ok, but ...
2
votes
1answer
127 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
140 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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
0
votes
0answers
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
198 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
123 views

Ipod iphone sync media files

How can I sync media files (like iTunes in windows) in ubuntu? Mine is iPod Touch 5, iOS 7
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Why won't iTunes 7 (PlayOnLinux) recognized my iPhone/iPod?

I have installed iTunes 7 via PlayOnLinux and it installed fine, all of my music shows up no problem. However, whenever I plug in my iPhone and iPod, iTunes does not recognize the device (making the ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
26k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

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/ ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
12k views

Can clementine sync with an ipod?

I have a 5th Gen Ipod Classic 150G. I've read there there are some issues with them and Linux. Clementine transfers my new music as files to the iPod as if it were a hard drive. I can look at the ...
2
votes
0answers
575 views

“GNUTLS ERROR: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received.” when mointing with ifuse [duplicate]

I use a macbook pro 3.1 with Ubuntu 10.04 as single boot; I have also added the ppa:pmcenery/ppa to have the last updated library to use ipod and co., and upgraded the whole system. I have some ...
1
vote
1answer
595 views

(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. ...
3
votes
4answers
5k views

Syncing my iPod Touch (And Others)

libimobiledevice doesn't work for me. I've got Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to put music on to my iPod Touch 4Gen running iOS 5.0.1. I have tried every program available in the Ubuntu software center ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
161 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
396 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
150 views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
8k views

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?