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

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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 ...
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What is the current state of apple device (iPhone, iPod, etc.) support?

What ubuntu applications provide support? (guides, how to's, status) Also, specifically, details on support for syncing music to iPhone's and iPod's with the latest OS version: Can you sync music ...
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Firmware update for iPod Touch (iPhone)?

I need to update firmware of my iPodTouch (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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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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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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No application to launch when plugging in ipod

I am running Banshee 1.8.0 on a more-or-less vanilla Meerkat installation. I was most pleased when I plugged in an old iPod Nano and it Just Worked. However, when plugging in the iPod, Nautilus/Gnome ...
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What software is available for iPod synchronization?

What software is available for iPod music, contacts and calender syncing with an iPod Mini 2G?
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Emulator for iphone/ipod/ipad apps

Is there any emulator for linux which fully supports apple iphone/iphone/ipad apps? Any other way to run such apps on linux?
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Error when plugging iPod Touch into MacBook

Whenever I plug my iPod Touch (2nd gen) into my MacBook running Ubuntu 10.10 I get the following error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by ...
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unhandeled lockdown error(-15) when I try to connect my iphone 4s

Could anyone please help me ?? when I try to connect my iphone 4s I get this message :unhandeled lockdown error(-15) . It worked just fine so far and I have no idea how to fix it .
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I upgrade my device to Apple iOS 5?

How can I download and install the new version of iOS (iOS 5) on my iPod using my Ubuntu system? Do I have to give up and just find a Mac OS / Windows machine? Relevant details: iPod touch 4th-gen ...
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Get album with covers when syncronizing with iPod [closed]

I have 120GB iPod classic. Firmware 2.01. It will connect without any problems with Ubuntu, sync albums both via Clementine and Rhythmbox, but covers will not sync? Gtkpod kind of freezes the PC, so ...
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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 sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod

I can sync them with Banshee but in Rhythmbox (Am starting again to use it since it will be the default in 12.04) I can see that Rhythmbox can detect the ipod and see the songs but when I try to drag ...
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How do I sync music to my iPod?

Can anyone help me? I want to load and unload music to the wife's iPod but so far I have had no luck. I can see what she has on the iPod and even listen to it through my computer but I have yet to ...
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iPod Touch firmware downgrade

Is it possible to downgrade my iPod touch firmware (from 4.2 to 4.0) from Ubuntu?
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After upgrading to IOS 5 ipod is not detected by ubuntu 10.04 anymore

I updated my iPod to iOS 5 and now Ubuntu 10.04 does not even mount it anymore, the version of libimobiledevice is 1.0.6-1, and I also tried the unpair/pair routine but it did not fix my problem, can ...
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Automatically copy podcasts onto ipod [closed]

I'd like to be able to plug my 5th gen iPod nano into my Ubuntu 10.04 box and have it sync podcasts. I'd like newly downloaded podcasts to be copied onto the iPod, and played podcasts to be removed ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible for Ubuntu to run android and iphone apps?

both Android and (too some extent) iOS use .deb files. While the phone versions of the apps may be impossible to use, but could the tablet versions be converted? One of the reasons my friend keeps ...
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1answer
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How do I take my playlists from Banshee and put them on Itunes and my Ipod?

So I have a dualboot with Windows and keep all my music on a shared partition that neither OS's use. I want to know how I would import my Banshee onto Itunes. I also can't sink playlists with my Ipod ...
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How do I sync music with Banshee and my iOS 5 device?

I am a complete noob with ubuntu and well i upgraded my ipod and now i want to sync music with banshee. Any way that i could sync music to it? i tried syncing and ended up messing up the songs. Help ...
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How do I mount an iPod Touch with Banshee?

I'm using the Banshee media player with my iPod Nano 5G and it works fine, but for some reason it won't recognise the Touch 2G at all this error message comes up: DBus error ...
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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 ...
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How to add m4v files to iPod classic using Banshee

I am running Gnome Shell 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 and Banshee 2.2. I sync Banshee with my iPod Classic 80 gb. I have enabled syncing music - sync entire library option and video syncing is set to manual. ...
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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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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 ...
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Can I sync an iPodTouch with both a Mac and Ubuntu?

I've seen a whole bunch of posts on iTunes replacements for Ubuntu, and how to sync your iPodTouch with Banshee, Rhythmbox, etc. But here's my question: can you sync an iPod with both a Mac and an ...
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I can't use my iPod touch (32GB)

I have connected my ipod touch 32gb in my ubuntu 10.10 os.It's connected on os and shows in desktop. but it's not showing as a device in Rhythmbox music player. and also I can't open directly like ...
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Second gen ipod shuffle not working with rhythmbox

I'm trying to get a second gen ipod shuffle to work with Ubuntu 10.10. As far as i understand Rhythymbox should support this. When I plug the ipod in it shows up under the devices section of the menu, ...
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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 to sync iPod Touch with iOS 5? [closed]

I have an iPod touch with iOS 5 and I want to be able to put music and and videos on it but never figured out how. Can someone help me?
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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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what is the best video converter software to be played in iPhone & iPod?

what is the best video converter software to be played in iPhone & iPod? how to convert video to be played in iPhone & iPod?
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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 ... ...
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ipod not mounting [closed]

Tried to connect my iPod, but got this message: Error mounting: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb2, missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some ...
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Script to download music and transfer to Ipod?

I need help making a script that would do this This is what I would do manually in terminal (I will be using the .getmusic script from 360 percents to download myspace music): cd /home/eric/Music ...
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what software that can convert all the video formats to iPod nano mp4 format?

what software that can convert all the video formats to iPod nano mp4 format?
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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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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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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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How to mount my iPod Touch 4G?

When I plug in my 32GB iPod Touch 4G, it mounts a 1GB drive. Rhythmbox does not react, neither does Banshee. Any ideas how to copy my music? The output of df with ipod plugged is: Filesystem ...
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Banshee syncs to ipod but then there are no songs/playlists on the ipod [closed]

My current setup: Ubuntu 10.04 Banshee 1.6 (I followed the instructions to set up the PPA and get the latest version) IPod 5th gen video (MA147LL) with firmware 1.3 Here is the issue: I ...
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iPod is not visible to Banshee 1.5.0

I have a brand new ipod nano, and if I plug it in to my media center running Ubuntu 9.10, it gets mounted and I can see it in Nautilus. Banshee, however, does not list it anywhere. Under ...
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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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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 ...