Synchronizing music

Geoffrey Bays charioteer7 at
Mon Dec 15 19:08:23 UTC 2008


Your messages have definitely made it to the Kubuntu list.

Regarding amarok, I just use it very basically, to play collections of
ogg files I have on my system or on my iRiver device.
As I understand it, Amarok does not 'sync' with a player device. You
can copy music to amarok from a device, but you must do it manually.
It may gain a sync feature in a future release. Here is a basic
article that explains its simple usuage and this issue:

Amarok power users on this list, please correct me if I am off-base here.


Geoffrey Bays

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Paul Lemmons <paul at> wrote:
> -------- Original Message  --------
> Subject: Synchronizing music
> From: Paul Lemmons <paul at>
> To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at>
> Date: 12/12/2008 02:23 PM
>> I got a new MP3 player (Sansa Fuse 4GB + 4GB micro SD). After fiddling
>> with it a bit and setting the USB to be MSC mode instead of MTP it
>> connects to Ibex flawlessly. Yea! I then connected to it using Amarok
>> and copied a bunch of music to it: Roughly 7GB. I noticed that there
>> were too many categories represented by the ID3-TAGS and some album art
>> was missing. So I spent some time updating ID tags and Album art. Now, I
>> want to update what is on the MP3 player and I don't see how. Unless I
>> am missing something, it appears that Amarok is nothing more than a
>> glorified file manager. There does not seem to be a way to "sync" my
>> music.
>> So, the question is simple... How do I "sync" updates such as ID3 Tags
>> and Album art without formatting the device and going completely through
>> the selection process again?
> *bump*
> Interesting. I don't know that I have ever gotten absolutely no response to
> a question posed on this group before. Makes me wonder if the post actually
> made it. If it did make it I apologize for replying to my own post. If it
> did make it to the list, am I the only one that has ever gone down this
> road?
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