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

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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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Why will Rhythmbox not add or import songs since 13.04 install?

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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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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Rhythmbox duplicating songs in playlists

I am using an ipod Classic 5th gen with Rhythmbox and it seems whenever you make a playlist or add songs to an existing playlist it just duplicates the songs everytime you add a new one. So many of my ...
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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 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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unable to mount Ipod in Ubuntu 13.04

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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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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How do I transfer music files to my ipod using 12.04

I used to be able to transfer music to my ipod using rhythembox. That no longer appears to be possible. Any thoughts, ideas or experience on the matter?
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Clementine 1.1 sidebar and iPod

I've got two questions: How can I change the brown color of the sidebar in Clementine 1.1? I've seen screenshots of the sidebar (Clementine segment theme) in gray, blue etc. I have tried ...
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Syncing IPOD touch 4thgen

okay i need help here i am trying to syncy my ipod touch fourth gen and i keep getting the annoying checksum error message i have been googling all day and found gtkpod and all of the other ones ...
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Banshee is refusing to connect to iPod or Android devices

Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit Banshee 2.6.0 I recently moved all my music onto a Ubuntu system and am using Banshee to access it. When I initially set this up, I connected my iPod Classic to the system and it ...
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iPod suddenly appeared in tmp

So, I have been using my iPod with Banshee for some time now without a problem, but recently my pc stopped rocognizing it and it didn't show up in the Devices tab in the file explorer. After a check ...
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Banshee converting from .m4b

So I've been attempting to sync my iPod using Banshee, and while most of the music goes in there fine, it seems to have a problem recognising audiobooks. I put them all in the audiobook folder but ...
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Ryhthmbox: can't reinstall after uninstalling

I removed Rhythmbox along with all the other music players I didn't think I needed when I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 to free up space. This may have been dumb but I haven't had much pleasure with the ...
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iPod Touch with Raring Ringtail?

My iPod Touch worked with Quesal Quantal. But when I upgraded to raring Rigtail My iPod Touch is recognized, but I can not read the files, and it no longer Syncs. I am using Rythymbox as my media ...
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how to undelete files from iPod Touch using ubuntu

I recently tried to import data from my iPod only to discover that, for some reason, some files were missing. No data has been stored in there for a long time so I'm pretty confident the data is still ...
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GLib.GException: File does not exist (in `gio-sharp') happens when drag&dropping tracks from iPod Touch 2ndGen to music library in Banshee

This question was posted in Bugzilla as well with bug code 699164 with related debug reports. iPod is a Touch 2G with a 4.something iOS version. Ubuntu version is 12.04 ...
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iPod Nano 6th Generation Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Issues

This is my first post. I love Linux and the ideas behind it, but sometimes I really wish I had a Mac or Window's PC, simply for the ability to easily manage my music on my laptop and my iPod. I've ...