[ubuntu-za] iPod support

Vincent Williams vincent at capeflats.org.za
Wed Apr 22 13:29:29 BST 2009


On Wednesday 22 April 2009 10:33:38 David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Gosh,
>
> 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?

There was a documented problem (google 'ipod raid bug') with 2nd generation 
iPod Nano's and it drove me nuts. However, this has been fixed with the 
release of Hardy. Which ipod and version of Ubuntu are you using?

Cheers,
Vincent



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