[ubuntu-za] iPod support
jan at aims.ac.za
Wed Apr 22 09:38:47 BST 2009
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:33:38AM +0200, David Robert Lewis wrote:
> After effortless connectivity with appliances such as my housemates
> digital camera and a bluetooth dongle, I must say I find Ubuntu's iPod
> support atrocious. Firstly there is nothing preinstalled. Secondly, the
> installation of ipod apps like gtkpod is turning into a cumbersome hack.
> I have managed to mount an iPod mini by editing the fstab file, but now
> can't see any of the music, just folders. Anyone here know how to
> install an iPod?
gtkpod is a cumbersome hack because apple wants you to buy a mac
and itunes and...
There are some issues and you may have to jailbreak newer versions of ipods.
The problem is not really ubuntu's, imho, but ipod's closed approach.
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