[clug] using an ipod under linux...

Steve Walsh Steve at nerdvana.org.au
Fri Jul 27 02:43:56 GMT 2007

I've been using Banshee for my Nano and Shuffle under FC6 and F7. It 
supports drag and drop for copying files as well as removing them from 
the ipod, and seems quite happy with a largish (10Gb+) mp3 collection.


Nemo wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I recently found myself the owner of a shiny new ipod shuffle. Does anyone have any experiencing using an ipod under linux and can throw tips and program suggestions? 
> What I've found so far:
> * gnupod is commandline and I'm wanting to avoid that at the moment... 
> * gtkpod interface is clunky, but seems basically functional. The mp3's are renamed to obfuscated names on the ipod (they are visible as mp3's when the ipod is viewed as a thumbdrive)
> * rhythmbox keeps filenames sane (I like that), has a decent enough UI, but seems to lose track of my music library by degrees pretty regularly. (this may be an unrelated bug, as I've had a few files corrupted recently!)
> * amarok I've not yet looked at, but it has good google review karma. 
> Can the list collective consciousness offer any insights or advice?
> :)
> -Nemo

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