[ubuntu-za] iPod support

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Wed Apr 22 15:16:19 BST 2009

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?

Rythmbox work well, and is installed default.  You will need to set it 
up on a Windows PC first, and only it will be able to update it, 
however.  And you want Widows not Apple, so the file system is fat not hfs.


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