Samsung YP-5K Player and Ubuntu / Amarok

Amit Joshi mckagan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 03:27:14 UTC 2008


On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 1:37 AM, John Masters <johnmasters at me.com> wrote:

>
> On 10 Oct 2008, at 09:35, Douglas Murray wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Does anyone use the Samsung YP-5K MP3 player with Amarok (or other
> > software) on Ubuntu?
> >
> > I was hoping that the system would at the very least view it as a
> > USB drive so that I can move files to/from the device.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Doug!
> >
>
> I have the Samsung YP-T9 and this worked fine with Amarok in 7.10.
> Have not tried it in a later version. IIRC there is a firmware update
> needed to get it to work properly. Try this link:-
> http://samsung.t9.googlepages.com/
>
> It's aimed at the T9 but should be applicable to the 5K. It's the only
> best I've found that will play my .ogg files.
>
>
Firmware should be updated only when absolutely necessary. I would recommend
that you follow up the suggestions given by the other users first and use
the Firmware update (if it exists for your version of MP3 player), only as a
last option.

-- 
Regards,
Amit Joshi
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