Is it possible to use a 4th gen ipod shuffle in linux?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I've used all the various applications out there to try and get my ipod shuffle (4th gen) to work on it's own. I've got it playing tunes through VLC player and Music Player but when I try and play direct from the pod I get the dreaded 'please connect to itunes' message. Gnupod seems to have got the closest to doing the whole thing for me so here's what I've done (numerous times): Formatted the ipod to fat32 run gnupod_INIT -m /media/IPOD Added a test track with gnupod_addsong run mktunes (with volume +40 in case the tune was playing but silent) umount /media/IPOD sudo eject /dev/sdc1 (shuff (HowTos)