[clug] using an ipod under linux...

Nemo wombat at nemo.house.cx
Fri Jul 27 03:31:36 GMT 2007

I'd not heard of Banshee yet, I'll give it a play - it looks decent. 

In terms of music library management, something that copes with a
definately large (200Gb+) mp3 collection is in my goals...


On Fri, 27 Jul 2007 12:43:56 +1000, Steve Walsh <Steve at nerdvana.org.au> wrote:
> 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.
> Steve
> 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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