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HowTo: iPod, iPhone, and iPod on your Linux.

HowTo: iPod, iPhone, and iPod on your Linux.

This will guide will go over syncing, importing, exporting, tagging, music, movies, and photo support. We will be using a third gen video iPod for this guide though all devices should have similar come-outs.

Exporting Music:
[From the iPod to your desktop]

- Open Rhythmbox, click on your iPod, and drag and drop the music to your desktop.

OR

- Click on the iPod icon, the mounted drive, navigate to [iTunes_Control/Music], then copy to desktop

NOTE: Apple encrypts their file names, you will need aid of a third party program to rename the files, but ALL original metadata will still be stored within the audio files.

Importing Music:
[From your desktop to your Ipod]

- Open Rhythmbox and drag and drop your music within Rhythmbox to your iPod icon.

Sync & Playing:
Mostly any media player will be able to do this. This comes down to personal choice though. Top favorites are Rhythmbox, Songbird, gtkpod, and Amarok. Other supported iPod Managers: Banshee, Floola, and YamiPod.


Tagging:
Some of you may already know about tagging your ID, your metadata, and if you haven't already check out the following applications which will allow you to tag and organize your music. Easytag, Ex Falso, id3-qt, and MP3 Diags.

For movies:
At this moment, there are workaround, but I wouldn't call that syncing. Try the GoodReader app and read this small tutorial.
[ubuntu] Lucid Lynx and iPod touch/iPhone video sync - Page 2 - Ubuntu Forums

For Photos:
Try using Fspot & gtkpod to get photo workings plus music as well.


Troubleshooting:
Can't import music with Rhythmbox or other media player.
"None of the tracks to be transferred are in a format supported by the target device, and no encoders are available for the supported formats." If you are getting this error, try install your gstreamer plugins, but the main ones are listed below:
sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse

or try this:
sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly

Or try install all of the gstreamer plugins
sudo apt-get install sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins*

Poster's preferred options:
Importing & Exporting: Rhythmbox
Manager: Rhythmbox
Tagging: VB+Tag&Rename

Reference & Reading Material:
Complete Guide for Videos on iPod:
HowTo: Encode Video for iPod Video - Ubuntu Forums

Managing Your Ipod:
10 Alternatives to iTunes for managing your iPod – Simple Help

Ubuntu's Troubleshooting of iPhone & iPods:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Po...th%20Rhythmbox

Importing Troubleshooting:
[SOLVED] Can't get songs from Rhythmbox to iPod - 10.10 Maverick Meercat - Ubuntu Forums

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Thanks for the guide Sugi. Never tried Rhythmbox before.
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You forgot to mention the very important part that you have to install iTunes in WINE as Crapple don't make a natively supported version of iTunes for Linux.
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Thanks for the guide Sugi. Never tried Rhythmbox before.
I don't like it, I think Banshee is like the best music player ever, really well made, easy to use too.
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I seem to remember them both being almost identical last time I used Linux

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