Questions tagged [ipod]

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

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Sync iPod Shuffle 5th gen. with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 20.04

My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 and I would like to sync my iPod Shuffle 5th gen. with Rhythmbox or other suitable program. Can you please advise? Rhythmbox does recognize iPod however when it prompts me to ...
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iPod not syncing properly

So I just pulled an old iPod Nano 4th gen out of my drawer and tried to sync it up with rhythmbox. I received an error but was able to fix it with sudo mount -t hfsplus -o remount,force,rw /media/...
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Stuck with Itunes installation at /usr/share/applications

I'm having trouble finishing the installation of Itunes on Ubuntu 20.04.1 I've been following the steps from FOSSLinux 'How to download and install Itunes on Linux' and everything is going great apart ...
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Playlists missing in classic ipod sync with Rhythmbox

I have a 160 GB classic ipod, model BX145. I can sync my playlists to it with Rhythmbox 3.4.4 in the sense that the songs appear in the ipod and can be played and accessed via "Artists" or &...
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Bootloader Error while installing on an iPod

So, I have been trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS on an Apple iPod 6th Generation Classic (80GB) while using Disk Mode, and everything works up to installing the bootloader. The installer throws up ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - How To Copy MP3 Music To An Old Apple iPod Nano Device?

I am running a current Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64Bit on an old Apple MacBook laptop computer. How would I copy MP3 music to an old Apple iPod Nano device? I have tried plugging in the iPod Nano into my ...
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How to write to ipod from Ubuntu 18.04

I recently sent my ipod (5th Generation ipod with video) for a new battery and an SSD to replace the hard drive. The repair shop tested it and said it worked, it came back containing a single song ...
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iTunes to synchronize ipod shuffle

I am a beginner of ubuntu 18.04 and I would like to synchronize music from my pc to my iPod shuffle Is there an alternative to iTunes via wine to transfer music-files pc to the ipod? I tested the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 problem mounting old ipod

I found my old ipod from years ago. Connecting it by USB cable results in this output from dmesg. Is there another way to mount it. The ipod model is A1099. [ 50.482808] usb 3-4: new high-speed USB ...
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Why is Lubuntu 18 not writing to my iPod over Rhythmbox any more?

I used Rhythmbox for years to manage my music for my iPod classic. It stopped working with Lubuntu 18 (like lots of other stuff is different now). The iPod appears in Rhythmbox and data is readable ...
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Ipod Classic 160g not showing music after sync with Rythmbox running Ubuntu 18.04

I have an Ipod classic, running Ubuntu 18.04. I have formatted the Ipod, synced it in Rythmbox and can see the playlist and can play the playlist in Rythmbox, but when unplugging it, there is no music ...
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How to Add Music to iPod nano 7th Generation

I miss my Mac, but prefer Ubuntu. But I still use my iPod and would like to add some new music to it. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I have a 7th Generation iPod nano. I am not able to add songs to it ...
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Can't see songs on ipod after syncing with rhythmbox

I have Rhythmbox and Ubuntu 17. After syncing the ipod, rhythmbox displays songs on the ipod but when it's disconnected, the ipod states there is no music. Any ideas?
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IPod nano 6G with ubuntu 16.04

I'm currently trying to get my iPod nano 6th Generation to run with Ubuntu 16.04. I am aware of the binary blob that is needed , but as far as I understand the script should replace some files or ...
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How to transfer songs to iPod 6 (iOS 10.x) via ubuntu 16.04?

I've tried almost every possible way, but none of the music players I've tried would recognize the iPod. Even if iPod is recognized by the OS, I can't transfer songs. Is there a known bug with iPod 6 ...
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iPod classic 4th gen (A1059) not recognized by Ubuntu 16.10 [closed]

I am currently running Ubuntu 16.10 on my portable LACIE hard drive. It works perfectly except for one thing: my iPod 4th gen cannot be recognized by Ubuntu. The iPod has iPod linux (unpartitioned), ...
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iPod not recognised in Windows guest on Kubuntu

I need to sync my iPod Touch (6th Gen) on a Windows 7 guest using VirtualBox on a Kubuntu machine. In this process, the iPod is not getting detected on the Windows host. I have installed the guest ...
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Automatically open iPod with GTKpod instead of Caja in MATE

I have an iPod 2g. It automatically opens Caja. But I want to open it with GTKpod. GTKpod also doesn't open my iPod however I don't know if that is related to the problem. And yes I know that alot of ...
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I can see iPod in Ubuntu 16.04.1 but there is no app that can get access to music at all

Tried gtkpod, Banshee, Rhythmbox, Lollypop, Clementine with no success
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Is it possible to assign the EHCI-PCI driver to a single laptop USB port?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 XFCE. I have an iPod shuffle (second generation) running on my old laptop I noticed that the old laptop USB ports are assigned to the EHCI-PCI driver, while into the new ...
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Music library volume leveling

Preface I listen to my music on an iPod Classic in my car and in the past I got frustrated that the volume between songs would be radically different forcing me to adjust the volume on my iPod (or ...
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Installing CFW on Ipod using banshee

I haven't been able to install Itunes. So I installed Banshee instead. How would I jail break it or install CFW using it? More specifically WhiteD00r
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iPod touch not syncing - ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to ubuntu 16.04 I can no longer sync my iPod touch (MC008FD, 3rd generation, 32 GB - yes, I know it's an old model, but I really like that one) with Rhythmbox. The device is simply ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't change files on iPod (Lubuntu 16.04)

I'm having some ipod/mp3 issues. I have Audacious and GNOME mplayer which don't seem to be able to add mp3 files to an ipod, but they play files just fine. I want to drag and drop mp3 files from ...
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iPod touch 6g 9.3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

A friend of mine bought an iPod Touch 6G (now with upgraded iOS 9.3.4), thinking it would work with his 6-year old Macbook running Mac OS X 10.6.8. Since they're both Apple products, compatibility ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...