[ubuntu-uk] ipod

James Morrissey morrissey.james1 at gmail.com
Tue May 7 15:27:55 UTC 2013

To get the ipod working as an ipod, not just as an external drive, try
GTKPod or try transferring songs through Rhythmbox.

Just a note, when you plug into GTKPod it sets up the device so that it
reads as an iPod. I am not sure what will happen to your data which is
already on it, so you might want to back things up.

Also, last time i checked GTKPod had a problem which meant that it crashed
if files other than music were synced with the ipod. This means you have to
remove all the album artwork from your collection, or sync one album at a


On 7 May 2013 11:04, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7 May 2013 15:47, Ted Wager <ted at trufflesdad.plus.com> wrote:
>> I paste an album from a usb stick onto my ipod I can then play the file
>> from the ipod..I reboot and mount the ipod and the file is still there and
>> will play...However when I look at the music files on the ipod itself the
>> album does not show...Any help appreciated..
> An iPod has two methods of storage. It works as a mountable drive and as
> an encrypted filesystem and database which is only accessible through
> iTunes. I would think that only files in the database are viewable on the
> screen.
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