[ubuntu-za] iPod support

David Robert Lewis ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Wed Apr 22 14:19:59 BST 2009

Vincent Williams wrote:
> 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
iPod Mini 6gig with Hardy 8.04 and Banshee. Have amarok installed but no go.

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