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iPod on Linux

Hussein Baghdadi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2003
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Is there any way to use iPod on Linux (since iTunes runs only on Windows and Apple Mac)?
Tim Holloway
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Yes, as long as you want the benefits of the iPod rather that specific features of the iTunes application program itself.

The iPod is seen by Linux as a hot-mountable disk device just like w USB thumb drive. One thing that is a little unusual (and annoying) is that when you transfer music to it, the filename of the MP3 file isn't important to it - I think it looks at the descriptive tags inside the MP3 file itself.

A number of popular Linux GUI apps support the iPod.

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