I'm trying to get my iPod fully working with ubuntu 11.10 so I don't have to keep booting into windows to manage things. I've tried a few different things so far:
1)Rhythmbox: this finds my iPod OK, has a nice podcast management system built in, and all looked very nice. UNTIL I tried to sync with the iPod or look at iPod properties then it just crashes and shuts down.
Rhythmbox could not initialise the Ipod so I used Gtkpod and used Rhythmbox to copy songs into the Ipod.
Can access these files with Nautilus and can play them with Rhythmbox.
The Ipod will not play them and says "use Itunes" if pressed.
Looks like the Ipod uses some sort of song-index which is not working.
Moving files from and to the Ipod (drage and drop) makes Rhythmbox and Gtkpod crash.
I seem to be having trouble syncing playlists made in Rhythmbox onto my ipod. I can sync music fine but can find no way to do the playlist. Dragging & dropping doesn't work. If I right click on the ipod in the device section & go to properties, then the sync tab, under sync preferences it only offers me music & podcast options. Surely there must be a way around this?
So I finally got my Ipod Touch 5 to sync to my computer with Banshee but when I try transfer music from the computer to my Ipod it just wont.. I mean like when I drag a mp3 file over to the "Ipod touch" tab at the bottom left it says "Importing 1 of 1" and bellow that it says "Scanning" and I check on my Ipod the file isn't there...
So I upgraded to 14.04, and try to use Rhythmbox as I've used for years now. However, when I go to open my iPod classic in it, Rhythmbox just closes and crashes unexpectedly. Does anyone know what's going on or have any ideas how to troubleshoot/fix?
My wife runs an Ubuntu desktop that we use Rhythmbox to listen to music with. I run the latest Opensuse on a netbook that I listen to music at work with. I run KDE, but I use Banshee because I prefer its interface to Amarok. It was trouble getting Mp3 to work, and I still havn't gotten to work on Amarok.