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Old 10-23-2010, 09:02 AM   #16
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!



I got a headache from reading the first run-on section. I've seen better composition from non-native language speakers/composers.

You should look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem. From this link you should learn not to use such speech or abbreviated text since things get rather confusing. Learn to communicate so we can aid you.

Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Bash Beginners Guide
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
YEA i know..my post sucked..well i was sleepy,angry and i had no time.By the way..English is not my native language.I live in england but im not English..and dont my next questions wont suck as much as this one did..
 
Old 10-23-2010, 04:53 PM   #17
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Phenomenon,
See these links:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PortableDevices/iPod
http://www.gtkpod.org/wiki/Getting_s...ng_up_the_iPod
 
Old 10-23-2010, 09:54 PM   #18
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I completely understand your frustration. I started Linux about a week ago and did not have a pleasant time getting all the hardwares to get around to work. And it wasn't even a "full-scale" Linux; it was DSL (Damn Small Linux) which is a CD-bootable sudo-OS!

However, the important thing (that I have learned) is that one needs to have patience when doing this. I borrowed a 2000-page (or.. it seemed about that thick) reference book on this and started going through it, learning step-by-step, and of course, asking people when things became too bad.

So how about take a breath...

What makes Linux interesting, and drives me to learn is that it's not easy to make them work. It's a challenge and I like it. If you would think along those lines when trying to use them, I think it's going to help much. Also, this will sound critical, but my intentions are none but: you really have to love computers to do this. If you are not prepared to sit on a computer for 5 hours, flipping through pages of reference book and searching the web for hours for a tutorial, and actually love doing it, then I cannot see how you can enjoy Linux to its fullest potential.

Anyway, a lot of jabbers from a person who started Linux a week ago... if there are veterans who disagrees with me, I'm sorry for annoying you...
 
Old 10-23-2010, 11:38 PM   #19
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Hi there,
Its been more than 24 hours now we have been with this issue. Have you downloded the software recommended? Have you tried to install critunes? Let us know so that we can take this further.
 
Old 10-24-2010, 08:07 AM   #20
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Some stuff I forgot to mention earlier:
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Originally Posted by Phenomenon View Post
i am using ubuntu..but i dont know which version...
To find out what version of Ubuntu you are running, simply run in the terminal:
Code:
cat /etc/lsb-release
Then to find whether you have 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu, run:
Code:
uname -a
It will report either i686 for 32bit, or x86_64 for 64bit.
While these are not specific to the ipod, here are some great sites for getting started with Ubuntu:
http://psychocats.net/ubuntu/
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Maverick
And for dual booting with Windows:
http://members.iinet.net.au/~herman546/
Hope some of this stuff is helping. Write back if you need further assistance.

Last edited by tommcd; 10-24-2010 at 08:10 AM.
 
Old 11-01-2010, 09:24 AM   #21
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Exclamation I still can't put songs in my Ipod

Alright guys..You did not like my last question because i used rude language..Ok im not gonna swear or anything anymore but it's been 2 weeks and i still can't put songs in my Ipod. Here are some details..
I have the latest Ubuntu version
I have gtkpod,amarok,banshee,rhymbox and hipo ipod..
My ipod is a 3rd generation shuffle (2GB,silver)
I can load my Ipod and open it..i can even put songs in it but when i eject it and check if the songs are there it sais "please use iTunes to sync music in this Ipod"..Then i connect my ipod again and check if the songs are there and i can see them there..but the ipod won't play them.Maybe i am doing something wrong (don't ask me if i click "save changes" button before i eject the ipod cause i do.If im doing something wrong please tell me what that is or if just tell me what i need to do in a simple way like "you need to download this programm and then click this and this etc.." I'm gonna wait 3 more days and im giving up ,i'm gonna return it and buy a mp3 player.But i really want to make this work.
 
Old 11-01-2010, 09:41 AM   #22
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Hi Phenomenon,
Isn't iPod some sort of gadget from Apple? Wouldn't you be better off asking on some Apple forum? I obviously don't know anything about Apple type things so how does my (or anyone else's) knowledge of Gnu/Linux help you on this?
ciao,
jdk
 
Old 11-01-2010, 09:46 AM   #23
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Nope! I've no idea either but my mate Google might...

Check out:
http://www.wikihow.com/Manage-an-iPod-in-Linux

Play Bonny!
 
Old 11-01-2010, 10:16 AM   #24
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I use nothing but AMAROK to load songs onto my IPOD. Perhaps you can be more specific about your steps. I generally burn complete compact discs using grip and LAME (which encodes the disc to MP3 format. I then use AMAROK to copy those play lists to the IPOD. I have never used ITUNES. My player is an older 80 gig IPOD.
 
Old 11-01-2010, 01:59 PM   #25
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I use nothing but AMAROK to load songs onto my IPOD. Perhaps you can be more specific about your steps. I generally burn complete compact discs using grip and LAME (which encodes the disc to MP3 format. I then use AMAROK to copy those play lists to the IPOD. I have never used ITUNES. My player is an older 80 gig IPOD.
Well i download my songs from the net and they are already in mp3 format..then i use amarok and i just drag them in my ipod from the music library.
 
Old 11-01-2010, 02:15 PM   #26
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hmm i've had this problem before too, could be you need a newer version of libgpod, or perhaps you have the wrong model of ipod selected?
 
Old 11-01-2010, 07:04 PM   #27
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I'm at home so I can more or less replicate what I've done. As I mentioned earlier, I use grip with lame to convert a compact disc to an MP3 format. The beauty of this approach is that it also makes the ID3 tags that get used by the IPOD. Since you already have the MP3's you can skip that step. I start AMAROK and include the directory with the MP3's in the search path. I highlight the tab labeled PLAYLIST and then go to the button entitled 'Tools'. I request a re-scan of everything. Hopefully a play list is produced for you MP3's. I then plug in the IPOD, not before, wait until it is recognized, and then drag the play list to the IPOD. I have not had any problems using that method. In the past, I've had to delete things on the IPOD that were previously left, but could not be played.

I hope that helps you in some way.
 
Old 11-01-2010, 07:41 PM   #28
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hmm i've had this problem before too, could be you need a newer version of libgpod, or perhaps you have the wrong model of ipod selected?
Well i do select the right model i'm sure about that..but i don't know what libgpod is..that might be the problem.What do i need to do?
 
Old 11-02-2010, 04:17 PM   #29
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libgpod is the backend 'engine' that is used by gtkpod, amarok etc... for dealing with ipods, i would just do an apt-get update (if you are using ubuntu) to see if a newer version of libgpod comes down the pipe if not try and upgrade to the latest ubuntu version if you havnt't already
 
Old 11-03-2010, 03:38 PM   #30
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libgpod is the backend 'engine' that is used by gtkpod, amarok etc... for dealing with ipods, i would just do an apt-get update (if you are using ubuntu) to see if a newer version of libgpod comes down the pipe if not try and upgrade to the latest ubuntu version if you havnt't already
I searched for "lipgpod" and downloaded all that i found..Now what?
 
  


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