[Novalug] iPod Touch and Linux?
kkauffman at headfog.com
Mon Jun 21 16:20:46 EDT 2010
The older iPod devices would export as a mass storage device. The new flash
based devices are deliberately more difficult.
I have not seen if any Linux drivers have been updated to accommodate for
the change in "internal architecture".
I just wrote this so you'd be aware of the change.
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Roger W. Broseus <rogerb at bronord.com>wrote:
> Thinking 'bout moving to a Touch - I like the big screen. My Sansa is
> hard to use.
> Any luck with copying MP3s to the Touch with Linux? I've Googled the
> topic with mixed results - some saying to jail-break the phone and,
> e.g., install SSH.
> With my Sansa, all I have to do is copy (using Konqueror or Nautilus)
> MP3s and associated play lists (in m3u format) to the "Music" folder on
> my Sansa.
> I rip with Grip (which encodes with Lame) and move the m3u files for
> each rip/encode to a folder for each "album." No, I don't use Amarok or
> other music management software - grip works best for me with the file
> management tools mentioned.
> Roger W. Broseus - Linux User
> Email: RogerB at bronord.com
> Web Site: www.bronord.com
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